Author: David Kushinsky

ECHL: Worcester Railers 2023-24 Season Recap

With the Worcester Railers 2023-24 season ending in heartbreaking fashion on the final weekend of the season, getting shut out in back-to-back games by their rival, the Trois-Rivieres Lions, many fans have questions surrounding the team’s future. This happened for the second straight season. The Railers were the definition of average this season. The team […]

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ECHL: Worcester Railers Mutually Part Ways With Head Coach Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman

The Worcester Railers and head coach Jordan Lavallee-Smotherman agreed to mutually part ways on Tuesday. Smotherman’s time in Worcester was less than satisfactory, and it was time to make a change in that regard. The Railers look to better their team and it was in their best interest to look at other options. For now, […]

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New York Islanders Sign Two Players To Entry-Level Contracts

The New York Islanders have signed goaltender Henrik Tikkanen and forward Alex Jefferies to two-year entry-level contracts. Tikkanen is coming off a solid season all around and ended in a heartbreaking manner, missing out on the Kelly Cup Playoffs on the final day of the regular season. Tikkanen was the seventh-round and 214th overall draft […]

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ECHL: Worcester Railers Transactions | 04/10/2024

The Worcester Railers regular season is winding down, but there is always time to make more transactions. The team announced they will be signing forward Matthew Kopperud to an Amateur Tryout Agreement. Prior to coming to Worcester, Matthew played three games on an amateur tryout with the Bridgeport Islanders of the AHL. Before his time […]

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ECHL Player of the Week: Worcester Railers Ashton Calder

With the Worcester Railers eying a Kelly Cup playoff spot, one Player has stood out among the others, and that is forward Ashton Calder, who took home the ECHL Player of the Week honors. In Calder’s latest performance on Sunday afternoon, he notched five goals and two assists for a total of seven points against […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Worcester Railers vs Maine Mariners | 04/07/2024

Day two of fan appreciation weekend of the final homestand for the Worcester Railers at the DCU Center had a 3:00 start time Sunday afternoon. The Railers look to build off their impressive 8-2 victory Saturday night. With the Railers still controlling their own destiny into the Kelly Cup playoffs winning is key. The Railers […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Worcester Railers vs Maine Mariners | 04/06/2024

With the Worcester Railers dropping a tough one 6-2 on the road Friday night to these same Maine Mariners, they look to right the ship with the final two-game home set of the season this weekend. Luckily, the Railers control their own Kelly Cup Playoff birth destiny. The bottom line for the Railers is to […]

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ECHL: Worcester Railers Transactions | 04/03/2024

With ECHL teams finalizing their Kelly Cup Playoff Rosters, that is no different for the Worcester Railers as they loaned defensemen Mason Klee over to San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League. Mason Klee will be a welcomed addition to San Jose as the Railers needed to make space on their roster. Mason Klee […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Worcester Railers vs Newfoundland Growlers | 03/30/2024

The Worcester Railers and the DCU Center hosted Military Appreciation Night on Saturday. This event brings together the active military community, ROTC students and veterans. The Worcester Railers wore specialized camo jerseys that later will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting the Massachusetts Veterans Support Inc. The Railers seemed to be falling out of the […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Worcester Railers vs. Newfoundland Growlers | 3/29/2024

Game two of this three game set between the Worcester Railers and Newfoundland Growlers featured Braveheart Night at the DCU Center. The first 1,000 fans to show up received commemorative Braveheart hats. With the Railers battling it out in a statement win against these same Growlers Wednesday night, they hit the ice, and they expect […]

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