Worcester Railers HC announce 2018-19 regular season schedule
The Railers will play 36 home games at the DCU Center in Worcester
Worcester, MA– The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) announced today their 2018-19 regular season schedule.
The Railers will play 36 regular season home games at the DCU Center with the home opener slated for Saturday, October 20 vs. the Maine Mariners at 7:05pm. Worcester will open on the road for a pair of games in Reading, PA vs. the Royals on October 13 and 14.
Click HERE for a printable 2018-19 Worcester Railers HC schedule.
Season ticket memberships start as low as $11.25 per ticket and are available now by contacting the Railers HC front office at 508-365-1750.
31 of the 36 Railers home games will be played on the weekends with 22 of the 31 occurring on either Saturday or Sunday. The Railers will welcome 12 different opponents to the DCU Center during the seven-month regular season, which runs October 13 through April 7.
“86% of our home schedule at the DCU Center falls on prime weekend dates,” said Worcester Railers HC president Mike Myers. “We are looking forward to building off the momentum from our inaugural season as we will continue to provide affordable family fun in downtown Worcester.”
Worcester will host a season high five game homestand (Nov 14-Nov 23) and will embark on a seven-game road trip (Feb 13-27). The Railers will host a School Day Game on November 14 at 10:05am and a College Night on November 15 with an 8:05pm start. Worcester’s 72 game regular season schedule comes to an end with a 3pm start on April 7 vs. the Thunder in Adirondack.
The 2018-19 Worcester Railers HC promotional schedule will be released later this summer. New opponents visiting the DCU Center this season include Maine, St. John’s, Greenville, Orlando, Norfolk, and Cincinnati. Full breakdown of opponents this season:
14X – Maine Mariners (7 home, 7 away)
12X – Manchester Monarchs (6 home, 6 away)
11X – Adirondack Thunder (5 home, 6 away)
8X – Brampton Beast (4 home, 4 away)
8X – St. John’s (4 home, 4 away)
6X – Reading Royals (3 home, 3 away)
3X – Greenville Swamp Rabbits (1 home, 2 away)
2X – Tulsa Oilers (0 home, 2 away)
2X – Orlando Solar Bears (2 home, 0 away)
2X – South Carolina Stingrays (1 home, 1 away)
1X – Allen Americans (0 home, 1 away)
1X – Wheeling Nailers (1 home, 0 away)
1X – Norfolk Admirals (1 home, 0 away)
1X – Cincinnati Cyclones (1 home, 0 away)
The Railers Tavern, located behind the DCU Center provides hockey fans with a great pregame and postgame atmosphere all season long. Watch all road games broadcast live at Railers Tavern or watch on ECHLTV.com for a small fee. Listen to all Worcester Railers HC games live on 98.9 Nash ICONwith coverage beginning 30 minutes before puck drop with Eric Lindquistand Tom Matthews. Full season memberships for the 2018-19 season, mini plans, and group tickets are on sale now by calling the Railers front office at 508-365-1750 or by visiting www.RailersHC.com.