South Carolina Stingrays at Worcester Railers
When: Friday, February 9th, 7pm
Where: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Radio: Charter TV 3 (193); WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com
Railers: 20-19-4-2; 46 points (11-10-2-0 at home), 5th in North Division
South Carolina: 29-11-4-1; 63 points (13-6-1-1 on road), 2nd in South Division
Railers: Beat Reading 3-2 (OT) on Wednesday
South Carolina: Won 2-1 (SO) at Jacksonville last Sunday
Barry Almeida: 13 goals, 24 assists; 37 points
Chris Langkow: 11 goals, 20 assists; 31 points
Nick Saracino: 6 goals, 14 assists; 20 points
Joe Devin: 13 goals, 24 assists; 37 points
Kelly Zajac: 14 goals, 21 assists; 35 points
Steven Whitney: 14 goals, 19 assists; 33 points
Power Play 14.0% (18.3% at home)
Penalty Kill 79.7% (77.0% at home)
Power Play 17.1% (12.7% on road)
Penalty Kill 91.1% (94.4% on road)
Probable goaltender match-up:
South Carolina Parker Milner (14-4-2-0, 2.20, .920) vs Railers Eamon McAdam (12-9-4-2, 2.73, .913)
Former Worcester players on South Carolina:
*Jeff Jakaitis (South Carolina #32) played three games for the WorSharks in 2011-12, going 1-2-0.
*Trevor Gillies (South Carolina #51) played six playoff games for the IceCats in 2001, and is the last former IceCat playing high level pro hockey in North America.
Players to watch:
*Chris Langkow (Railers #21) played 57 games for the Stingrays over two seasons, scoring 20 goals and 26 assists.
*Justin Hamonic (Railers #22) scored his first goal of the season Wednesday night to send the game into OT.
*Joe Devin (South Carolina #8) has been “even” or better in ten straight games.
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