Wheeling Nailers at Worcester Railers

When: Friday, March 16th at 7pm

Where: DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts

Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

TV: Charter TV-3 (193)

Records:

Railers: 27-25-4-3; 61 points (15-12-2-0 at home), 5th in North Division

Wheeling: 31-24-6-1; 69 points (13-13-4-1 on road), 4th in North Division

 

Previous meetings:

Mar 7, 2018 Railers 2, @ Wheeling 5

Mar 3, 2018 Wheeling 2, @ Railers 3 SO

Mar 2, 2018 Wheeling 0 @ Railers 5

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: Beat Adirondack 3-2 (SO) last Sunday

Wheeling: Lost 6-3 to Reading Last Saturday

Leading scorers:

Railers:

Barry Almeida: 18 goals, 32 assists; 50 points

Chris Langkow: 17 goals, 26 assists; 43 points

Nick Saracino: 9 goals, 17 assists; 26 points

Wheeling:

Cody Wydo: 25 goals, 30 assists; 55 points

Nick Sorkin: 7 goals, 43 assists; 50 points

Reid Gardiner: 26 goals, 22 assists; 48 points

Garrett Meurs: 21 goals, 27 assists; 48 points

Special Teams

Railers:

Power Play 12.7% (15.0% at home)

Penalty Kill 82.3% (79.8% at home)

Wheeling:

Power Play 20.2% (22.3% on road)

Penalty Kill 79.7% (79.5% on road)

Probable goaltender match-up:

Wheeling Adam Morrison (14-11-1-0, 3.14, .906) vs Railers Mitch Gillam (14-13-0-1, 2.49, .913)

Former Worcester players on Wheeling:

None

Players to watch:

*Ryan MacKinnon (Railers #4) is on a five game points streak (1 goal, 4 assists)

*Nick Saracino (Railers #18) is the Railers leading scorer against Wheeling (4 goals, 4 assists)

*Cory Wido (Wheeling #11) is the Nailers leading scorer vs Worcester (2 goals, 6 assists)

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