Utah Grizzlies at Worcester Railers
When: Sunday, March 18th at 3pm
Where: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

Records:
Railers: 29-25-4-3; 65 points (17-12-2-0 at home), 5th in North Division
Utah: 25-24-8-6; 64 points (14-10-6-2 on road), 6th in Mountain Division

Previous meetings:
Oct 28, 2017 Railers 4 @ Utah 1
Oct 27, 2017 Railers 4 @ Utah 5 OT

Last game:
Railers: Beat Fort Wayne 3-2 Saturday night
Utah: Lost 3-2 (OT) to Manchester Saturday night

Leading scorers:
Railers:
Barry Almeida: 19 goals, 33 assists; 52 points
Chris Langkow: 18 goals, 27 assists; 45 points
Nick Saracino: 10 goals, 19 assists; 29 points

Utah:
Ryan Walters: 28 goals, 30 assists; 58 points
Austin Ortega: 17 goals, 28 assists, 45 points
Michael Pelech: 17 goals, 28 assists; 45 points

Special Teams
Railers:
Power Play 13.1% (15.7% at home)
Penalty Kill 82.7% (80.6% at home)

Utah:
Power Play 17.5% (17.7% on road)
Penalty Kill 82.8% (85.8% on road)

Probable goaltender match-up:
Utah Joel Rumpel (18-10-2-2, 3.07, .902) vs Railers Will King (6-9-1-0, 3.18, .897)

Former Worcester players on Utah:
*Michael Pelech (Utah #23) played three games for the WorSharks in 2012-13.
*Tim Branham (Utah head coach) played one game for the WorSharks in 2008-09.

Players to watch:
*ben Masella (Railers #3) has been “even” or better in ten straight games.
*T.J. Syner (Railers #14) has four assists vs Utah this season
* Kyle Thomas (Utah #27) is a Waltham, Mass native

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