Milan, Daniel

ECHL Game Night: 1-10-15

Orlando Solar Bears 5 at Florida Everblades 4 SO

D Artem Sergeev, FLA: DNP
Season totals: 24 GP, 6-8-14, +7, 10 PIM, 36 SOG

Other Notables
G Allen York, FLA, W, 65:00 MIN, 4 GA, 24 SV, 28 SH
Season totals: 20 GP, 15-3-0-2, 2.48 GAA, 0.907 SV%, 3 SO

F Jeff Costello, FLA: 0-0-0, +1, 2 PIM, 5 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 23 GP, 8-6-14, +2, 26 PIM, 57 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 3 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

F Mike Aviani, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 7 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 24 GP, 5-8-13, E, 20 PIM, 44 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

The Everblades and Solar Bears battled to a 4-4 tie through regulation and overtime before the Solar Bears scored 2-0 in the shootout to take the 5-4 win. Lightning defensive prospect Artem Sergeev once again was not in the lineup for the Everblades. The Tulsa Oilers roll into Estero Wednesday for a 2 game tilt with Florida, the first ever meeting between these two teams.

Evansville IceMen 5 at Wichita Thunder 3

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 35 GP, 15-18-33, +3, 35 PIM, 107 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-2-2, +1, 6 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 35 GP, 0-9-9, -7, 82 PIM, 33 SOG

Lightning prospect Danick Gauthier got the only assist on the game-opening goal just 90 seconds into the contest, but Evansville would reel off four straight by midpoint in the game. Fellow Bolt prospect Daniel Milan assisted on Wichita's 2nd and 3rd goals, the latter being a short-handed marker to draw the Thunder within one goal, but Evansville goalie Chris Driedger stymied all 10 of Wichita's 3rd period shots. The two teams play again Sunday to complete the back-to-back.

ECHL Game Night: 1-9-15

Orlando Solar Bears 0 at Florida Everblades 2

D Artem Sergeev, FLA: DNP
Season totals: 24 GP, 6-8-14, +7, 10 PIM, 36 SOG

Other Notables
G Allen York, FLA, W, 60:00 MIN, 0 GA, 31 SV, 31 SH, *First Star*
Season totals: 19 GP, 15-3-0-1, 2.40 GAA, 0.909 SV%, 3 SO

F Jeff Costello, FLA: 1-0-1, E, 0 PIM, 3 SOG, *Third Star*
Season totals (ECHL): 22 GP, 8-6-14, +1, 24 PIM, 52 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 3 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

F Mike Aviani, FLA: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 23 GP, 5-8-13, +1, 13 PIM, 44 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Allen York stopped 31 Solar Bear shots Friday night for his 3rd shutout of the season along with First Star honors for the game. Mitch Wahl, former Memorial Cup champion and Spokane Chief teammate of Tyler Johnson, broke open a scoreless game less than 2 minutes into the final frame. Jeff Costello added a power-play insurance marker 73 seconds later, earning a Third Star for his efforts. Lightning defensive prospect Artem Sergeev once again was not in the lineup for the Everblades. Florida and Orlando square off again Saturday night for the final frame of the back-to-back.

Wichita Thunder 4 at Quad City Mallards 1

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 1-1-2, +2, 0 PIM, 2 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals (ECHL): 34 GP, 15-17-32, +3, 35 PIM, 106 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 34 GP, 0-7-7, -8, 76 PIM, 32 SOG

Once again, the Thunder poured on three third-period goals as Wichita were victorious in the back-end of a home-and-home with the Mallards. Lightning prospect Danick Gauthier celebrated being named to the ECHL All-Star game by assisting on the go-ahead goal by former Blackhawk draft pick Jared Walker, and then tallying the Thunder's fourth goal, an empty-netter with just less than 2 minutes remaining. Gauthier earned First Star honors, and fellow Bolt prospect Daniel Milan was credited with an assist on Gauthier's empty-netter. With Friday night's road win, the Thunder flipped back ahead of the Mallards for 2nd on Central Division board behind the Allen Americans. Wichita returns home for a back-to-back Saturday and Sunday against the Evansville IceMen.

ECHL Game Night: 1-7-15

Wichita Thunder 3 at Allen Americans 4 OT

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 0-0-0, -2, 0 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 33 GP, 14-16-30, +1, 37 PIM, 104 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-0-0, E, 4 PIM, 1 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 0-6-6, -9, 72 PIM, 34 SOG

Once again, the Thunder rallied with three 3rd period goals to knot the game at the end of regulation. Former Fighting Sioux captain Mario Lamoureux scored the OT game-winner for Quad City to hand Wichita their 2nd straight loss and flipped the Mallards with the Thunder for 2nd on the Central Division board. Wichita and Quad City are back at Thurday night for the 2nd half of the back-to-back.

Note: Lightning prospect Danick Gauthier (aka the Wichita Wizard) was named to the 2015 CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic presented by Visit Orlando in Orlando, FL on January 21. Gauthier is tied for second in the league with 13 power-play points (5g-8a) and he is second on the Thunder with 30 points (14g-16a).

ECHL Game Night: 1-4-15

Wichita Thunder 2 at Allen Americans 3

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 32 GP, 14-16-30, +3, 37 PIM, 103 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals: 32 GP, 0-6-6, -9, 68 PIM, 33 SOG

The Thunder rallied in the 3rd period to draw within a goal, but could not quite net the equalizer, ending the team's modest four-game win streak. Beginning Wednesday, Wichita has a couple of back-to-backs against Quad City and Evansville.

ECHL Game Night: 1-3-15

Florida Everblades 5 at Greenville Road Warriors 4

D Artem Sergeev, FLA: DNP
Season totals: 24 GP, 6-8-14, +7, 10 PIM, 36 SOG

Other Notables
G Allen York, FLA, W, 60:00 MIN, 4 GA, 30 SV, 34 SH
Season totals: 18 GP, 14-3-0-1, 2.54 GAA, 0.903 SV%, 2 SO

F Jeff Costello, FLA: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 21 GP, 7-7-14, +1, 24 PIM, 49 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 3 GP, 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM

F Mike Aviani, FLA: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 22 GP, 5-8-13, +1, 11 PIM, 43 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 2 GP, 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM

Allen York returned to the Everblade lineup Saturday night after being reassigned from Syracuse and stopped 30 of 34 shots for his 14th win of the season. Greenville put on another 3rd period clinic, following up Friday night's 4-goal final period with a 3-goal rally from a 4-1 deficit. Florida needed Adam Brace's 3rd period marker to split the weekend series with the Road Warriors. Jeff Costello continues a bit of hot streak with a goal and a short-handed assist in the Everblade victory. Lightning prospect Artem Sergeev did not play for the Everblades and there is no indication that he has been recalled to Syracuse with Nikita Nesterov still in Tampa. However, earlier Saturday Florida acquired defenseman Rob Florentino from the Elmira Jackals as completion of the future considerations of the October 15th trade that sent forward Kevin Hart from Florida to Elmira. The Everblades return home next weekend for back-to-back games against Orlando.

Quad City Mallards 2 at Wichita Thunder 3

F Danick Gauthier, WIC: 0-1-1, +1, 0 PIM, 2 SOG
Season totals (ECHL): 31 GP, 14-16-30, +4, 37 PIM, 100 SOG
Season totals (AHL): 1 GP, 0-0-0, -2, 2 PIM

D Daniel Milan, WIC: 0-1-1, +1, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 31 GP, 0-6-6, -10, 68 PIM, 31 SOG

The Thunder rallied with two 3rd period goals to extend their win streak Saturday night against the Mallards. Wichita has only a shootout loss blemish in their last 8 games of otherwise 7 victories. The win against Quad City tied them with the Mallards for 2nd on the Central Division board. Both Lightning prospect Danick Gauthier and Daniel Milan assisted on RG Flath's game-winning goal in the 3rd period. The Thunder play the division-leading Americans Sunday.

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