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ECHL Today - Oct. 21

Friday, October 21st
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Reading Royals at Newfoundland Growlers                                  7 p.m. NT

  • Reading’s Pat Nagle ranks third in ECHL history with 202 career wins.
  • Newfoundland’s Zach O’Brien was tied for second last season with 78 points (28g-50a).
  • Royals’ James Henry makes head-coaching debut.
  • Growlers’ .673 all-time winning percentage (127-58-14) is tops in ECHL history.

Florida Everblades at Atlanta Gladiators                                      7 p.m. ET

  • Florida’s Blake Winiecki was fourth last season with 33 goals.
  • Atlanta’s Mike Pelech ranks second in ECHL history with 813 games played, just 46 games shy of all-time record.
  • Everblades’ .614 all-time winning percentage on the road (480-286-85) is tied for first in ECHL history.
  • Gladiators’ head coach Jeff Pyle ranks second in ECHL history in games coached (1,137) and wins (580).

Fort Wayne Komets at Indy Fuel                                                    7 p.m. ET

  • Fort Wayne’s Anthony Petruzzelli was tied for second last season with eight shorthanded points (4g-4a).
  • Indy’s Spencer Watson led the league last season with 271 shots on goal.
  • Komets have advanced to the postseason in eight consecutive seasons.
  • Fuel head coach Duncan Dalmao enters his first full season after finishing last season as club’s interim head coach.

Maine Mariners at Trois-Rivières Lions                                        7 p.m. ET

  • Mathew Santos led Maine last season with 26 goals and 59 points.
  • Trois-Rivières’ Anthony Beauregard was 2020-21 ECHL Most Valuable Player with Wichita.
  • Mariners advanced to Kelly Cup Playoffs last season for first time in club history.
  • Lions’ head coach Eric Belanger led team to 34-29-6 record in their inaugural season.

South Carolina Stingrays at Norfolk Admirals                             7 p.m. ET

  • Justin Florek led South Carolina last season with 22 goals.
  • Norfolk’s Xavier Bouchard led defensemen last season with a +31 rating for Florida.
  • Stingrays head coach Brendan Kotyk enters first full season after going 10-8-0 as interim coach last season.
  • Admirals Rod Taylor enters his third season as team’s head coach.

Idaho Steelheads at Iowa Heartlanders                                          7:05 p.m. CT

  • Idaho’s Matt Register, a three-time ECHL Defenseman of the Year recipient, has 374 points (91g-283a) in 472 career ECHL games.
  • Iowa’s Matthew Boucher was 2020-21 ECHL Rookie of the Year with Utah.
  • Steelheads’ head coach Everett Sheen is 72-51-10 in two seasons.
  • Heartlanders’ Derek Damon makes his head-coaching debut.

Allen Americans at Tulsa Oilers                                                      7:05 p.m. CT

  • Allen’s Jack Combs has 340 points (153g-187a) in 280 career ECHL games.
  • Tulsa’s Daniel Mannella led the league last season with 29 wins.
  • Americans’ Chad Costello makes his head-coaching debut.
  • Oilers’ head coach Rob Murray ranks 10th in ECHL history with 399 regular-season wins.

Rapid City Rush at Utah Grizzlies                                                  7:10 p.m. MT

  • Rapid City’s Brett Gravelle was tied for second among rookies last season with 29 goals.
  • Utah’s Trent Miner led the league last season with seven shutouts.
  • Rush head coach Scott Burt led team to 36-25-11 in first season as head coach.
  • Grizzlies defeated Rapid City 4 games to 2 in 2022 Mountain Division Finals.

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