ECHL Today - April 11
April 11, 2015 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release
A preview of ECHL games for Saturday, April 11, 2015
Orlando Solar Bears (34-24-10) at Florida Everblades (48-16-7) 7 p.m. ET
- Jacob Cepis leads Orlando against the Everblades with 17 points (6g-11a).
- Florida's Cameron Burt is tied for second among defensemen with 41 assists.
- Solar Bears are sixth on the penalty kill on the road at 86.0 percent (92-for-107).
- Everblades are third with 3.69 goals per game.
Gwinnett Gladiators (20-44-7) at Greenville Road Warriors (38-29-4) 7 p.m. ET
- Greg Carey leads Gwinnett against the Road Warriors with six points (1g-5a).
- Josh Nicholls leads Greenville with 21 goals.
- Gladiators are 15-3-1 when leading after two periods.
- Road Warriors are 19-1-0 when leading after one period.
Missouri Mavericks (28-35-8) at Brampton Beast (22-45-3) 7 p.m. ET
- Missouri's Andrew Courtney is tied for second with 12 power-play goals.
- Brampton's Mathew Maione is second among rookie defensemen with 13 goals.
- Mavericks are 20-5-4 when scoring first.
- Beast have scored 76 of their 178 goals in the second period.
Wheeling Nailers (35-33-2) at Elmira Jackals (32-32-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Wheeling's Derek Army is fifth among rookies with 28 goals.
- Mike Seidel leads Elmira against the Nailers with seven goals.
- Nailers are second with a .462 shootout shooting percentage (12-for-26).
- Jackals are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
Evansville IceMen (15-47-9) at South Carolina Stingrays (44-20-7) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Robin Soudek leads Evansville with 18 goals and 39 points.
- South Carolina's Jeff Jakaitis leads the league with six shutouts.
- IceMen are 11-2-3 when leading after two periods.
- Stingrays lead the league with 26.00 shots-against per game.
Indy Fuel (31-30-10) at Reading Royals (44-21-6) 7:05 p.m. ET
- Indy's Nick Bruneteau is tied for third among rookie defensemen with 38 points (3g-35a).
- Pat Mullane leads Reading against the Fuel with seven points (1g-6a).
- Fuel have had a league high 20 games decided in overtime or a shootout.
- Royals are second with 32.96 shots per game.
Cincinnati Cyclones (31-30-10) at Fort Wayne Komets (47-18-6) 7:30 p.m. ET
- Jack Downing leads Cincinnati against the Komets with five goals and six points.
- Fort Wayne's Drew Daniels leads the league in plus-minus at +47.
- Cyclones are league's fourth-least penalized team with 13.37 penalty minutes per game.
- Komets are 13-4-2 when outshot by their opponent.
Toledo Walleye (49-14-7) at Kalamazoo Wings (35-29-6) 7:30 p.m. ET
- Troy Schwab leads Toledo against the K-Wings with 12 points (1g-11a).
- Kalamazoo's Dane Fox is fourth among rookies with 29 goals.
- Walleye are second with 3.89 goals per game.
- K-Wings are tied for second with three shorthanded goals against.
Tulsa Oilers (37-29-5) at Quad City Mallards (36-28-7) 7:05 p.m. CT
- Tulsa's Adam Pleskach is third with 40 goals.
- Quad City's Parker Milner is third with a 2.32 goals-against average.
- Oilers are 24-2-3 when leading after two periods.
- Mallards are fifth on the penalty kill at 85.5 percent (236-for-276).
Allen Americans (47-14-10) at Wichita Thunder (32-30-9) 7:05 p.m. CT
- Allen's Chad Costello leads the league with 122 points (41g-81a).
- Danick Gauthier leads Wichita against the Americans with 10 goals and 22 points.
- Americans have outscored their opponents 119-68 in the second period.
- Thunder are fourth with 27.90 shots-against per game.
Utah Grizzlies (36-27-8) at Colorado Eagles (41-22-8) 7:05 p.m. MT
- Utah's Alex Krushelnyski is sixth among rookies with 55 points (16g-39a).
- Colorado's Trent Daavettila is fourth with 52 assists.
- Grizzlies lead the league with 17 shorthanded goals.
- Eagles are third on the power play at home at 21.8 percent (31-for-142).
Bakersfield Condors (26-37-8) at Stockton Thunder (20-49-2) 7:30 p.m. PT
- Bakersfield's Sebastien Sylvestre is second among rookies with 204 shots on goal.
- Tyler Maxwell leads Stockton against the Condors with six goals.
- Condors are 17-0-1 when leading after two periods.
- Thunder are second on the power play at home at 22.6 percent (31-for-137).
Ontario Reign (42-19-10) at Alaska Aces (35-29-7) 7:15 p.m. AKT
- Ontario's Judd Blackwater is second with nine game-winning goals.
- Brendan Connolly leads Alaska against the Reign with nine points (3g-6a).
- Reign are 22-10-7 when outshot by their opponent.
- Aces are eighth with 32.41 shots per game.
Kelly Cup Playoffs Update
Toledo can clinch the Brabham Cup on Saturday if:
Toledo wins OR Florida loses AND Allen loses in regulation OR Toledo loses in overtime/shootout AND Allen loses
Wheeling can clinch a berth in the Kelly Cup Playoffs on Saturday if:
Wheeling wins OR Cincinnati loses in regulation AND Indy loses in regulation OR Wheeling loses in overtime/shootout AND Cincinnati loses AND Indy loses
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ECHL Stories from April 11, 2015
- Grizzlies Close Regular Season with 5-2 Win in Colorado - Utah Grizzlies
- Everblades Close Regular Season with 5-4 Victory over Orlando - Florida Everblades
- Warriors Win Fourth Straight in Season Finale - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
- Flath's Two Not Enough in 5-2 Loss to Allen - Wichita Thunder
- Oilers Fall to Mallards in OT, Settle for Fourth Spot in Central Division - Tulsa Oilers
- K-Wings Announce 2014-15 Team Awards during Fan Appreciation Night - Kalamazoo Wings
- K-Wings Hook Walleye - Kalamazoo Wings
- Mallards Win Regular Season Finale 2-1 in Overtime, Will Face Rapid City in Opening Round of Playoff - Quad City Mallards
- K-Wings to Meet Komets in the Playoffs - Kalamazoo Wings
- Stingrays and Royals Clash in the Opening Round of the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs - South Carolina Stingrays
- Playoffs Set - Rapid City Rush
- Stingrays Set ECHL Record with Shutout over Evansville - South Carolina Stingrays
- Fuel's Season Ends with 2-1 Shootout Loss to Royals - Indy Fuel
- Cyclones Close Season with 3-2 Shootout Defeat in Fort Wayne - Cincinnati Cyclones
- 2014-15 IceMen Season Screeches to a Stop in South Carolina - Evansville IceMen
- Beast Shutout Mavericks in Overtime Thriller - Brampton Beast
- Mavericks Edged 1-0 by Beast in Overtime - Kansas City Mavericks
- Mallards Win Regular Season Finale, Will Face Rapid City in Opening Round of Playoffs - Quad City Mallards
- Nailers Clinch Playoffs with 5-3 Win in Elmira - Wheeling Nailers
- Toledo Stopped by Kalamazoo 4-1 - Toledo Walleye
- ECHL Announces Fine, Suspension - ECHL
- Countdown to Face-Off: Kalamazoo Wings vs Toledo Walleye - Kalamazoo Wings
- Former Aces Defenseman John Ramage Makes NHL Debut - Alaska Aces
- ECHL Transactions - April 11 - ECHL
- Royals Defenseman Bryant Molle Loaned to Syracuse Crunch - Reading Royals
- Nailers at Jackals Game Day Snap Shot - Wheeling Nailers
- Game Preview - Ontario Reign at Alaska Aces - Ontario Reign
- Thunder Close First Season in ECHL with Fandemonium - Wichita Thunder
- Jackals Hold Fan Appreciation Night to Conclude 2014-15 Season - Elmira Jackals
- Final Thunder Home Game at Stockton Arena at 7:30 p.m. - Stockton Thunder
- Gladiators Game Preview: Gladiators at Road Warriors - Atlanta Gladiators
- Cyclones Game Preview - Cincinnati at Fort Wayne - Cincinnati Cyclones
- Grizzlies Announce First Round Playoff Schedule - Utah Grizzlies
- Carey, O'Donoghue Recalled to Portland - Atlanta Gladiators
- Stingrays Announce Opening-Round Schedule Scenarios - South Carolina Stingrays
- ECHL Today - April 11 - ECHL
- Stingrays Game Preview: Stingrays Close Regular-Season Schedule Tonight - South Carolina Stingrays
- Mathematically eliminated Aces close Friday with victory before 5,419 fans - Alaska Aces
- Reign Drop 3-1 Decision to Aces - Ontario Reign
- 7,017 Cheer on the Condors to 6-2 Rout of Stockton in Home Finale - Bakersfield Condors
- Larocque Scores in Second Straight against Bakersfield but Team Falls - Stockton Thunder
- Thunder Close StoneWolf Casino Cup Series with SO Loss - Wichita Thunder
- Royals Drop Third Straight One-Goal Decision, 3-2 to Indy - Reading Royals
- Grizzlies Clinch Playoffs with 3-2 Overtime Win in Colorado - Utah Grizzlies
- Jackals Fall in Final Road Game, 3-1 - Elmira Jackals
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