ECHL Today - February 8

February 8, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL)

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A preview of ECHL games for Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

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Florida Everblades (23-16-8) at Orlando Solar Bears (21-23-5) 7 p.m. ET

- Florida's Mathieu Roy is tied for fifth with 15 power-play assists.

- Orlando's John Curry is third with 17 wins.

- Everblades are tied for second with nine shorthanded goals.

- Solar Bears are 7-2-3 when outshooting their opponent at home.

Kalamazoo Wings (21-20-5) at Elmira Jackals (24-18-4) 7:05 p.m. ET

- Kalamazoo's Joel Martin is second with a .920 save percentage.

- Elmira's Louie Caporusso is on a five-game goal streak since Jan. 21 (7g).

- K-Wings are 13-2-3 when leading after two periods.

- Jackals are sixth with 3.41 goals per game.

Evansville IceMen (17-27-5) at South Carolina Stingrays (23-23-4) 7:05 p.m. ET

- Evansville's Todd Robinson leads the league with 23 power-play assists.

- South Carolina's Ryan Zapolski leads the league with a 1.93 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage.

- IceMen are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 83.2 percent (84-for-101).

- Stingrays are league's third-least penalized team with 13.74 penalty minutes per game.

Reading Royals (31-12-5) at Trenton Titans (18-23-6) 7:05 p.m. ET

- Yannick Tifu leads Reading against the Titans with nine points (5g-4a).

- Trenton's Mike Ullrich is on an eight-game point streak since Jan. 20 (6g-7a).

- Royals are 21-3-4 when scoring first.

- Titans are first on the penalty kill at 86.2 percent (168-for-195).

Fort Wayne Komets (25-21-2) at Colorado Eagles (23-21-3) 7:05 p.m. MT

- Fort Wayne's Tyler Butler is tied for fourth among defensemen with 112 shots on goal.

- Colorado's Adam Brown is third among rookie goaltenders with a 2.38 goals-against average.

- Komets are tied for second with nine shorthanded goals.

- Eagles are 17-5-0 when outshooting their opponent.

Utah Grizzlies (18-20-6) at Idaho Steelheads (29-12-5) 7:10 p.m. MT

- Utah's Mitch Wahl is on a nine-game point streak since Jan. 6 (4g-11a).

- Matt Case leads Idaho against the Grizzlies with eight points (3g-5a).

- Grizzlies are first with 33.05 shots per game.

- Steelheads have outscored their opponents 97-52 at home.

Las Vegas Wranglers (23-19-5) at Bakersfield Condors (14-32-5) 7 p.m. PT

- Eric Lampe leads Las Vegas against the Condors with eight points (2g-6a).

- Bakersfield's Scott Freeman is on a five-game point streak since Jan. 30 (1g-8a).

- Wranglers are third on the penalty kill on the road at 85.9 percent (73-for-85).

- Condors are 11-1-1 when leading after two periods.

San Francisco Bulls (17-23-6) at Ontario Reign (34-11-3) 7 p.m. PT

- San Francisco's Peter Sivak leads the league with 187 shots on goal.

- Derek Couture leads Ontario against the Bulls with six goals and 12 points.

- Bulls are second on the power play on the road at 23.3 percent (24-for-103).

- Reign are fourth with 2.69 goals-against per game.

Stockton Thunder (24-18-8) at Alaska Aces (32-11-5) 7:15 p.m. AKT

- Stockton's Justin Maylan is tied for second among rookies with 40 points (18g-22a).

- Alexandre Imbeault leads Alaska against the Thunder with five goals and nine points.

- Thunder are third with 32.70 shots per game.

- Aces are 23-0-4 when scoring first.


789 - Cam Brown, 1991-2006 (Baton Rouge, Columbus, Erie, Gwinnett)

771 - Louis Dumont, 1994-2006 (Tallahassee, Wheeling, Louisiana, Augusta, Pensacola, Mississippi, Utah)

697 - Wes Goldie, 1999-2012 (Pee Dee, Victoria, Alaska)

687 - Allan Sirois, 1996-2007 (Baton Rouge, Jacksonville, Pee Dee, Greenville, Texas)

678 - Sam Ftorek, 1998-Present (Mobile, Augusta, Greensboro, Gwinnett, Fresno, Cincinnati, Kalamazoo)

- Rod Taylor, 1991-2003 (Hampton Roads, Richmond, Roanoke, South Carolina, Peoria, Toledo)

Kelly Cup Playoffs Update

Ontario can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Friday if:

Ontario wins AND Bakersfield loses in regulation

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