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Monday, October 16th
South Division Capsules

ATLANTA GLADIATORS
Location: Duluth, Georgia
Arena (Capacity): Gas South Arena (9,119)
Coach: Derek Nesbitt, 1st Season
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: Nashville Predators
AHL Affiliate: Milwaukee Admirals
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 35-30-7, 77 points
Division Finish: 5th, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 12th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.14 (18th)
Goals-Against Per Game (Rank): 3.33 (15th)
Power Play (Rank): 21.3% (T9th)
Penalty Kill (Rank): 78.1% (20th) 
 
 
FLORIDA EVERBLADES
Location: Estero, Florida
Arena (Capacity): Hertz Arena (7,181)
Coach: Brad Ralph, 8th Season with Florida, 11th Season in ECHL (446-191-70)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Won Kelly Cup championship over Idaho (4 games to 0)
NHL Affiliate: Florida Panthers
AHL Affiliate: Charlotte Checkers
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 38-25-9, 85 points
Division Finish: 4th, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 11th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.13 (19th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.96 (8th)
Power Play (Rank): 14.9% (T26th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 79.3% (18th)
 
 
GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS
Location: Greenville, South Carolina
Arena (Capacity): Bon Secours Wellness Arena (7,044)
Coach: Andrew Lord, 4th Season (111-71-34)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to Jacksonville (4 games to 2)
NHL Affiliate: Los Angeles Kings
AHL Affiliate: Ontario Reign
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 40-23-9, 89 points
Division Finish: 3rd, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 8th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.39 (T10th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.93 (7th)
Power Play (Rank): 18.5% (19th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 77.7% (22nd)
 
 
JACKSONVILLE ICEMEN
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Arena (Capacity): VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena (8,500)
Coach: Nick Luukko, 3rd Season (84-50-10)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Finals to Florida (4 games to 2)
NHL Affiliate: Buffalo Sabres
AHL Affiliate: Rochester Americans
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 44-23-5, 93 points
Division Finish: 1st, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 6th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.21 (14th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.88 (4th)
Power Play (Rank): 21.3% (T9th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 80.4% (14th)
 
 
ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS
Location: Orlando, Florida
Arena (Capacity): Amway Center (9,049)
Coach: Matt Carkner, 2nd Season (30-33-9)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: Tampa Bay Lightning
AHL Affiliate: Syracuse Crunch
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 30-33-9, 69 points
Division Finish: 6th, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 21st
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.04 (22nd)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.61 (22nd)
Power Play (Rank): 20.5% (T13th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 76.9% (24th)
 
 
SAVANNAH GHOST PIRATES
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Arena (Capacity): Enmarket Arena (6,876)
Coach: Rick Bennett, 2nd Season (28-34-10)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Did Not Qualify
NHL Affiliate: Vegas Golden Knights
AHL Affiliate: Henderson Silver Knights
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 28-34-10, 66 points
Division Finish: 7th, South
Overall ECHL Finish: 22nd
Goals Per Game (Rank): 2.88 (24th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 3.58 (20th)
Power Play (Rank): 20.5% (T13th)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 81.9% (9th)
 


SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS
Location: North Charleston, South Carolina
Arena (Capacity): North Charleston Coliseum (7,250)
Coach: Brenden Kotyk, 3rd Season (55-30-5)
2023 Kelly Cup Playoffs: Lost South Division Semifinals to Florida (4 games to 2)
NHL Affiliate: Washington Capitals
AHL Affiliate: Hershey Bears
 
2022-23 in review
Record: 45-22-5, 95 points
Division Finish: 1st, South      
Overall ECHL Finish: 5th
Goals Per Game (Rank): 3.65 (6th)
Goals-Against Average (Rank): 2.69 (3rd)
Power Play (Rank): 24.5% (T1st)
Penalty Killing (Rank): 80.7% (13th)

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