Manchester Monarchs at Worcester Railers
When: Saturday, December 30 at 7pm
Where: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

Records:
Railers 12-11-2-2; 28 points (6-6-0-0 at home), 6th in North Division
Manchester 19-10-1-1; 40 points (6-5-0-0 on road), 1st in North Division

Previous meetings:
Dec 2, 2017 Manchester 3 @ Railers 2
Nov 19, 2017 Manchester 1 @ Railers 4
Nov 17, 2017 Railers 2 @ Manchester 1
Nov 12, 2017 Railers 2 @ Manchester 5
Nov 11, 2017 Manchester 6 @ Railers 3
Oct 21, 2017 Railers 2 @ Manchester 0
Oct 14, 2017 Manchester 3 @ Railers 4

Last game:
Railers: Lost 6-2 to Reading on Thursday
Manchester: Lost 3-1 to Adirondack on Wednesday

Leading scorers:
Railers:
Chris Langkow: 9 goals, 15 assists; 24 points
Patrick McNally: 11 goals, 11 assists; 22 points
Barry Almeida: 7 goals, 11 assists; 17 points

Manchester
Jowl Lowry: 14 goals, 17 assists; 31 points
Matt Leitner: 6 goals, 22 assists; 28 points
Jordan LaVallee-Smotherman: 15 goals, 11 assists; 26 points
Sam Kurker: 10 goals, 16 assists; 26 points

Special Teams
Railers:
Power Play 11.6% (11.4% at home)
Penalty Kill 82.0% (80.7% at home)

Manchester
Power Play 18.4% (23.1% on road)
Penalty Kill 87.1% (85.4% on road)

Probable goaltender match-up:
Manchester Charles Williams (12-5-1-0, 2.35, .925) at Railers Eamon McAdam (7-6-2-2, 2.86, .913)

Former Worcester players on Manchester:
None

Players to watch:
* Patrick McNally (Railers #4) is a team best +4 against the Monarchs.
*Wade Murphy (Railers #12) and Ashton Rome (Railers #88) both played for Manchester last season.
*David Kolomatis (Manchester #6) played against Worcester many times as a member of the AHL Monarchs.

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