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      ECHL Scores & Schedule // ECHL Standings // League Leaders // Daily Report

      A preview of ECHL games for Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013

      Watch Games Live on America One Sports, the “Official Broadband and Mobile Broadcaster” of the ECHL 

       

      Gwinnett Gladiators (25-15-2) at Greenville Road Warriors (25-14-3)                              7 p.m. ET 

      ·     Gwinnett’s Sacha Guimond leads rookies with 18 power-play points (5g-13a).

      ·     Greenville’s Marc-Olivier Vallerand leads the league with four shorthanded goals.

      ·     Gladiators are second on the penalty kill on the road at 86.8 percent (79-for-91).

      ·     Road Warriors are 11-5-3 in one-goal games.  

       

      Wheeling Nailers (18-14-6) at Orlando Solar Bears (16-20-4)                                            7:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Wheeling’s Scott Darling is ninth with a 2.53 goals-against average.

      ·     Orlando’s John Curry is tied for third with 14 wins.

      ·     Nailers are 14-3-2 when scoring first.

      ·     Solar Bears are 11-0-1 when leading after two periods.  

       

      Cincinnati Cyclones (22-14-4) at Trenton Titans (16-17-5)                                     7:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Cincinnati’s David Pacan is tied for second among rookies with 20 assists.

      ·     Trenton’s Andy Bohmbach is tied for the league lead with 10 power-play goals.

      ·     Cyclones are 13-0-0 when leading after two periods.

      ·     Titans are tied for third with eight shorthanded goals.  

       

      Elmira Jackals (20-16-4) at Reading Royals (27-9-4)                                                         7:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Jean Bourbeau leads Elmira against the Royals with five goals and 10 points

      ·     Reading’s Adam Comrie is tied for second among defensemen with 26 points (13g-13a).

      ·     Jackals are fourth with 32.13 shots per game.

      ·     Royals are 18-1-4 when scoring first.  

       

      Florida Everblades (19-13-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (19-20-4)                                  7:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Mathieu Roy leads Florida against the Stingrays with three goals.

      ·     South Carolina’s Ryan Zapolski leads the league with a 1.91 goals-against average.

      ·     Everblades are second on the power play at 22.5 percent (39-for-173).

      ·     Stingrays are 16-0-1 when leading after two periods.  

       

      Fort Wayne Komets (22-18-2) at Kalamazoo Wings (16-19-4)                                           7:30 p.m. ET 

      ·     Fort Wayne’s Tyler Butler is third among defensemen with 98 shots on goal.

      ·     Aaron Clarke leads Kalamazoo against the Komets with 11 points (3g-8a).

      ·     Komets are second with nine shorthanded goals.

      ·     K-Wings are league’s least-penalized team with 12.95 penalty minutes per game.  

       

      Bakersfield Condors (11-27-3) at Utah Grizzlies (15-16-5)                                     7:05 p.m. MT 

      ·     Bakersfield’s Scott Greenham is fourth with 723 saves.

      ·     Riley Armstrong leads Utah with 15 goals.

      ·     Condors are 9-0-1 when leading after two periods.

      ·     Grizzlies are fifth on the power play at 21.1 percent (40-for-190).  

       

      Alaska Aces (30-10-1) at Idaho Steelheads (24-9-5)                                                       7:10 p.m. MT 

      ·     Alaska’s Mark Guggenberger is second with 15 wins.

      ·     Austin Fyten leads Idaho against the Aces with four points (2g-2a).

      ·     Aces lead the league with one shorthanded goal against.

      ·     Steelheads are 19-1-1 when scoring first.  

       

      Colorado Eagles (19-18-3) at Las Vegas Wranglers (17-16-4)                                           7:05 p.m. PT 

      ·     Colorado’s Michael Forney is third with nine power-play goals.

      ·     Las Vegas’ Joe Fallon is fourth with a 2.28 goals-against average.

      ·     Eagles are 13-3-0 when outshooting their opponent.

      ·     Wranglers are fifth with 31.97 shots per game.  

       

      Stockton Thunder (21-13-7) at San Francisco Bulls (13-20-5)                                            7:15 p.m. PT 

      ·     Eric Hunter leads Stockton against the Bulls with six points (3g-3a).

      ·     San Francisco’s Peter Sivak is on a four-game goal streak since Jan. 4 (5g).

      ·     Thunder are fifth on the penalty kill on the road at 20.3 percent (24-for-118).

      ·     Bulls are 6-1-2 when leading after two periods.

       

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      Premier ‘AA’ Hockey League Fast Facts 

      • Watch games live on America One Sports, the “Official Broadband & Mobile Broadcaster” of the ECHL.

      • The ECHL celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2012-13 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League.

      • ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states and has grown to be a coast-to-coast league with 23 teams in 16 states in 2012-13.

      • The league officially changed its name from East Coast Hockey League to ECHL on May 19, 2003.

      490 players have played in the NHL after playing in the ECHL including 23 in 2011-12.

      • The ECHL has had 298 players reach the NHL since 2002-03 when it changed its focus to become the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. The ECHL had 97 players reach the NHL in its first 10 seasons and 215 in the first 15 years.

      • 234 ECHL players have played their first game in the last seven seasons for an average of more than 33 per year.

      • ECHL had a record 81 players on NHL opening-day rosters in

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