Maine Mariners at Worcester RailersHC
October 16, 2021
Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center – WORCESTER, Mass.
Exhibition Game 2 of 2 for the Worcester Railers HC
Drew Callin Scores For Second Straight Night But Railers Fall 3-1 to the Mariners
Railers home opener next Saturday, Oct 23 at the DCU Center 7:35 p.m.
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Worcester Railers HC hosted the Maine Mariners at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center on Saturday night and came out on the losing end 3-1. The Railers and Mariners will start the regular season next Friday, Oct 22 up in Portland at the Cross Insurance Arena.
Drew Callin (1-0-1) got the scoring started on Saturday night but the Mariners received goals from Brendan Robbins (1-0-1), Eduards Tralmaks (1-1-2), and Matthew Santos (1-0-1). Colten Ellis made 28 saves on 30 shots in his first appearance with the Railers while Zachary Bouthillier made 16 saves and collected the victory for Maine.
Callin broke a scoreless game with 3:11 left in the first period receiving a feed from Erik Brown in the high slot. Callin then proceeded to spin around and fire it from his backhand over the glove of Zachary Bouthillier. Colten Ellis made nine saves on nine shots in the opening period.
Maine grabbed a 2-1 lead in the second frame receiving goals at the 12:44 and 15:06 mark. Each team had a power-play in the period but neither team was able to capitalize on their opportunity up a man.
Both the Railers and the Mariners exchanged chances in the final period of play but neither team would find the score sheet as the Mariners prevailed 2-1.
Notes: Three Stars: 3rd star: Drew Call in (1-0-1) 2nd star: Zachary Bouthillier (16 saves, win) 1st star: Eduards Tralmaks (1-1-2)….Final shots were 34-31 in favor of Worcester… Zachary Bouthillier (1-0-0) made 16 saves on 17 shots for Maine in 29:29 while Sean Bonar made 17 saves on 17 shots in 29:01 in relief… Colten Ellis (0-1-0) made 28 saves on 30 shots for Worcester… Worcester went 0-for-3 on the power play while Maine went 0-for-3…. Liam Coughlin, Nolan Vesey, Tyler Poulsen, JD Dudek, Ross Olsson, Charlie Spetz, and John Furgele did not dress for Worcester…. The Railers had five played on AHL contracts dressed; Blake Christensen (SPR), Felix Bibeau (BRI), Erik Brown (BRI), Connor McCarthy (BRI), and Mike Cornell (BRI)… The Railers had four players under NHL contracts dressed Collin Adams (NYI), Keean Washkurak (STL), Mathias LaFerriere (STL), and Colten Ellis (NHL)… Drew Callin scored goals in both pre-season games… Zach Malatesta and Karl Boudrias tallied assists… Blake Christensen, Keean Washkurak, Felix Bibeau led the Railers with four shots a piece.
Blake Christensen Felix Bibeau Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman
Anthony Repaci Jacob Hayhurst Grant Jozefek
Erik Brown Brent Beaudoin Drew Callin
Collin Adams Keean Washkurak Mathias LaFerriere
Nick Albano Connor McCarthy
Zach Malatesta Karl Boudrias
Mike Cornell Myles McGurty
Listen to all Railers games live on 98.9 Nash ICON with coverage beginning 30 minutes before puck drop with Cam McGuire. Watch all games online for a small fee at FloHockey.tv. Full season memberships, mini-plans, and group tickets are on sale now by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by visiting railershc.com.