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

      A preview of ECHL games for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

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

       

      Cincinnati Cyclones (23-14-4) at Trenton Titans (16-18-5)                         3:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Garrett Wilson leads Cincinnati with 17 goals.

      ·     Trenton’s Scott Wedgewood is fifth with 699 saves.

      ·     Cyclones are third with 2.66 goals-against per game.

      ·     Titans are 12-3-3 when scoring first.  

       

      Florida Everblades (20-13-7) at South Carolina Stingrays (19-21-4)                      3:05 p.m. ET 

      ·     Mathieu Roy leads Florida against the Stingrays with six points (3g-3a).

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

      ·     Everblades are fourth on the power play on the road at 20.6 percent (22-for-107).

      ·     Stingrays are16-0-1 when leading after two periods.  

       

      San Francisco Bulls (14-20-5) at Stockton Thunder (21-14-7)                                4:05 p.m. PT 

      ·     Dean Ouellet leads San Francisco against the Thunder with five goals.

      ·     Stockton’s Cody Reichard is fifth with  a.915 save percentage.

      ·     Bulls are fourth on the power play at 22.0 percent (37-for-168).

      ·     Thunder are 12-1-2 when leading after one period.

       

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

       

      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 87 players on NHL opening-day rosters in 2012-13, surpassing the 81 from 2011-12 and marking the 10th year in a row that there have been over 50 former ECHL players on opening-day rosters.

      • ECHL has affiliations with 25 of the 30 NHL teams in 2012-13, marking the 16th consecutive season that the league had affiliations with at least 20 teams in the NHL.

      • 30 coaches with an ECHL background are working behind the benches of teams in the NHL including Anaheim Ducks head

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