Worcester Railers at Reading Royals
When: Saturday, January 6th at 7pm
Sunday, January 7th at 4pm
Where: Santander Arena, Reading, Pennsylvania
Radio: WORC, 98.9 FM; nashicon989.com

Records:
Railers 13-13-3-2, 31 points (7-6-2-2 on road), 6th in North Division
Reading 18-14-2-0; 38 points (12-5-0-0 at home), 3rd in North Division

Previous meetings:
Jan 3, 2018 Reading 2 @ Railers 1 (OT)
Dec 20, 2017: Reading 0 @ Railers 1
Nov 5, 2017: Reading 3 @ Railers 1
Nov 4, 2017: Reading 1 @ Railers 2
Nov 3, 2017: Reading 2 @ Railers 4

Last game:
Railers: Beat Adirondack 4-3 (SO) Friday
Reading: Beat Brampton 3-2 Friday

Leading scorers:
Railers:
Barry Almeida: 8 goals, 12 assists; 20 points
Kellen Jones: 6 goals, 11 assists; 17 points
Ashton Rome: 6 goals, 10 assists; 16 points

Reading
Matt Willows: 12 goals, 17 assists; 29 points
Mark Neclerio: 10 goals, 17 assists; 27 points
Alex Krushelnyski: 10 goals, 12 assists; 22 points

Special Teams
Railers:
Power Play 121.2% (10.9% on road)
Penalty Kill 81.5% (83.3% on road)

Reading
Power Play 14.3% (17.5% at home)
Penalty Kill 85.0% (78.2% at home)

Probable goaltender match-up:
Railers Eamon McAdam (7-7-3-2, 2.88, .910) vs Reading Mark Dekanich (8-10-1-0, 3.07. .909)

Former Worcester players on Reading:
*Adam Schmidt played 14 games for the WorSharks in 2013-14, scoring three points (g,2a).
*Matt Willows played 11 games for the WorSharks in 2014-15, scoring five points (3g,2a).

Players to watch:
*Woody Hudson (Railers #23) lead the team in goals against Reading with 4.
*Ashton Rome (Railers #88) has 6 assists in his last 5 games.
*Matt Willows (Reading #90) scored the overtime game winner the last time these two teams played.

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