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ECHL Today - January 4

January 4, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) News Release

A preview of ECHL games for Friday, Jan. 4, 2013

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Florida Everblades (14-12-6) at Greenville Road Warriors (20-13-3) 7 p.m. ET

- David Rutherford leads Florida with 13 goals.

- Marc-Olivier Vallerand leads Greenville against the Everblades with eight points (4g-4a).

- Everblades are 10-0-1 when leading after two periods.

- Road Warriors are 13-5-2 against South Division opponents.

Trenton Titans (14-13-4) at Wheeling Nailers (13-12-6) 7 p.m. ET

- Trenton's Stephen Schultz is on a seven-game point streak since Dec. 14 (5g-8a).

- Wheeling's Cody Wild is fifth among defensemen with 22 points (5g-17a).

- Titans are fourth on the power play on the road at 22.4 percent (15-for-67).

- Nailers are league's least-penalized team with 12.74 penalty minutes per game.

Reading Royals (23-7-2) at Elmira Jackals (15-14-3) 7:05 p.m. ET

- Reading's Philipp Grubauer is 18-1-1 in his last 20 decisions.

- Jean Bourbeau leads Elmira against the Royals with five points (2g-3a).

- Royals are third with 32.38 shots per game.

- Jackals are second on the power play at 23.7 percent (27-for-114).

Toledo Walleye (18-13-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (13-15-3) 7:30 p.m. ET

- Toledo's Terry Broadhurst is tied for third among rookies with 29 points (11g-18a).

- Kory Karlander leads Kalamazoo against the Walleye with four goals and seven points.

- Walleye are third on the penalty kill on the road at 87.3 percent (62-for-71).

- K-Wings are 8-1-2 when leading after two periods.

South Carolina Stingrays (15-16-4) at Gwinnett Gladiators (22-12-1) 7:35 p.m. ET

- South Carolina's Tyler McNeely is on a seven-game point streak since Dec. 14 (2g-9a).

- Evan Bloodoff leads Gwinnett against the Stingrays with three goals.

- Stingrays are sixth on the power play on the road at 20.7 percent (17-for-82).

- Gladiators are 19-1-1 when scoring first.

Cincinnati Cyclones (19-10-2) at Fort Wayne Komets (17-14-2) 8 p.m. ET

- Cincinnati's Josh Shalla leads the league with a 30.2 percent shooting percentage (13-for-43).

- Fort Wayne's Tyler Butler is fourth among defensemen with 86 shots on goal.

- Cyclones are league's third-least penalized team with 14.16 penalty minutes per game.

- Komets are 10-1-1 when leading after two periods.

Orlando Solar Bears (14-15-4) at Evansville IceMen (11-20-3) 7:15 p.m. CT

- Orlando's John Curry is fourth with 580 saves.

- Josh Beaulieu leads Evansville with 13 goals and 29 points.

- Solar Bears are fifth with 32.12 shots per game.

- IceMen have had a league-low three games go beyond regulation.

Bakersfield Condors (8-23-3) at Idaho Steelheads (20-7-5) 7:10 p.m. MT

- Bakersfield's Scott Greenham is third with 593 saves.

- Justin Dowling leads Idaho against the Condors with 13 points (4g-9a).

- Condors are 6-0-1 when leading after two periods.

- Steelheads are 16-1-1 when scoring first.

Utah Grizzlies (13-12-5) at Ontario Reign (22-8-2) 7 p.m. PT

- Utah's Mitch Wahl leads the league with 17 power-play assists.

- Ontario's Colton Yellow Horn is tied for the league lead with 20 goals.

- Grizzlies are third on the power play on the road at 22.7 percent (17-for-75).

- Reign are tied for the league lead with one shorthanded goal against.

Colorado Eagles (17-14-3) at San Francisco Bulls (12-17-5) 7:15 p.m. PT

- Colorado's Adam Brown is third with a 2.19 goals-against average.

- San Francisco's Sacha Guimond is third among defensemen with 25 points (7g-18a).

- Eagles are 11-2-0 when outshooting their opponent.

- Bulls are 11-3-2 when scoring first.

Alaska Aces (26-8-0) at Stockton Thunder (18-10-7) 7:30 p.m. PT

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

- Stockton's Cody Reichard is 6-1-4 in his last 11 decisions.

- Aces are 19-0-0 when scoring first.

- Thunder are third on the power play at 22.7 percent (39-for-172).

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