Hot on the heels of their 6-0 victory in Worcester on Friday night, the Lions will be looking for their fourth overall win a row this evening as well sweeping the two-game series against the Railers.Friday night’s shutout win means the Lions now occupy third place in the North Division with a .523 winning percentage, followed by the Railers in fourth place with a .500 winning percentage and then in fifth spot are the Maine Mariners, also with a .500 winning percentage. Only two of those three teams will qualify for the playoffs.The Lions’ quest for a playoff position was helped not only with their win in Worcester, but the Mariners lost last night to the Reading Royals 4-1.Friday night’s heroes included goalkeeper Philippe Desrosiers who stopped all 37 shots he faced and forward Anthony Nellis who had two goals and two assists.Of the Lions’ five remaining regular-season games, four are against the Railers (tonight’s game in Worcester and then three in Trois-Rivières to finish the regular-season schedule) and one at home against the Adirondack Thunder.Players to watch:Lions’ forward Anthony Nellis’ two goals and two assists on Friday night now gives him 19-37-56 totals for the season.Worcester forward Jacob Hayhurst’s 31 assists is the most amongst Railers players.
Lions look to make it four straight wins tonight
Saturday, April 9th
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