Worcester Railers HC announce eligible players for 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs

Worcester Railers HC announce eligible players for 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs

Railers to face the Adirondack Thunder in the first round of the Kelly Cup playoffs

Worcester, MA – The Worcester Railers Hockey Club (@RailersHC), proud ECHL (@ECHL) affiliate of the New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) and Railers HC General Manager Jamie Russell(@JamieRussell18) announced today the eligible player list for the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs in anticipation of Worcester’s first round series vs. the Adirondack Thunder.


Forwards(14): Dylan Willick, Jake Randolph, Matt Lane, Jeff Kubiak, Nick Saracino, TJ Syner, Matty Gaudreau, Frankie DiChiara, Yanick Turcotte, Barry Almeida, Woody Hudson, Chris Langkow, Kellen Jones, Josh Holmstrom

Defensemen(8): Connor Doherty, Ryan MacKinnon, Kyle McKenzie, Ben Masella, Justin Hamonic, Mike Cornell, Tommy Panico, Patrick Cullity

Goaltenders(2): Mitch Gillam and Eamon McAdam

The Worcester Railers (4thseed) will face the Adirondack (1stseed) in the first round of the Kelly Cup playoffs presented by Energy Monster.  The first round is a best of seven series and will follow a 1-2-2-1-1 format.  Complete schedule below:

GAME 1 Friday, April 13                    7pm                           at Adirondack

GAME 2 Saturday, April 14              7:05pm                      at Worcester (Home Game A)

GAME 3 Sunday, April 15                 5:05pm                      at Worcester (Home Game B)

GAME 4 Wednesday, April 18        7pm                              at Adirondack

GAME 5 Saturday, April 21              7pm                              at Adirondack – if necessary

GAME 6 Monday, April 23               7:05pm                        at Worcester (Home Game C) – if necessary

GAME 7 Wednesday, April 25        7pm                                at Adirondack – if necessary

The first 1,000 fans at all home playoff games will receive a Railers HC rally towel presented by Energy Monster.  Fans can score $5 Bud Lightsin the Bud Light Lounge at all home playoff games.  Family Fun Packswill be available for all home playoff games which include four tickets, four hot dogs, and four sodas for just $80.  Individual tickets start at just $15. Call 508-365-1750 or visit www.RailersHC.com.

The Worcester Telegram & Gazetteis the Worcester Railers HC media partner for the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

Tickets are on sale now through the DCU Center Box Office, online via ticketmaster.com, or by calling 508-365-1750.  Worcester Railers HC members may purchase their season tickets for the playoffs by clicking HERE.

The Worcester Railers were 16 points behind the Wheeling Nailers on January 25 and were in 6thplace in the North Division.  The Railers have posted a 22-8-1-2 record since, which included a 15-3-1-0 record at the DCU Center.  Worcester finished with a 11-2-1 in their last 14 games overall outscoring their opponents 34-20.  The Railers went 8-2-2-0 vs. the Adirondack Thunder this season which includes a 5-1-1-0 record at the Cool Insuring Arena.

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 playoff 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.