Wheeling Nailers at Worcester Railers
When: Friday, March 2nd, 7pm
Saturday, March 3rd, 7pm
Where: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

Records:
Railers: 24-23-4-3; 55 points (12-11-2-0 at home), 5th in North Division
Wheeling: 29-22-6-0; 64 points (13-12-4-0 on road), 4th in North Division

Previous meetings:
Jan 21, 2018 Wheeling 4 @ Railers 2
Jan 20, 2018 Wheeling 5 @ Railers 2
Nov 25, 2017 Railers 4 @ Wheeling 3
Nov 22, 2017 Railers 3 @ Wheeling 4 SO

Last game:
Railers: Lost 4-1 to Brampton on Tuesday
Wheeling: Beat Manchester 6-3 on Wednesday

Leading scorers:
Railers:
Barry Almeida: 17 goals, 29 assists; 46 points
Chris Langkow: 15 goals, 24 assists; 39 points
Jeff Kubiak: 10 goals, 13 assists; 23 points
Nick Saracino: 7 goals, 16 assists; 23 points

Wheeling:
Cody Wydo: 23 goals, 29 assists; 52 points
Nick Sorkin: 7 goals, 40 assists; 47 points
Reid Gardiner: 26 goals, 19 assists; 45 points
Garrett Meurs: 19 goals, 26 assists; 45 points

Special Teams
Railers:
Power Play 12.8% (17.2% at home)
Penalty Kill 81.7% (78.3% at home)

Wheeling::
Power Play 20.2% (23.1% on road)
Penalty Kill 79.8% (78.3% on road)

Probable goaltender match-up:
Wheeling Colin Stevens (3-2-4-0, 3.66, .891) vs Railers Mitch Gillam (11-12-0-1, 2.58, .910)

Former Worcester players on Wheeling:
None

Players to watch:
*Ben Masella (Railers #3) has been even or better over his last eight games (+5 in that span)
*Nick Saracino (Railers #18) has a team leading five points against Wheeling (2g,3a)
*Reid Gardiner (Wheeling #24) has four goals against the Railers this season

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