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Nailers Make Three Transactions

February 20, 2019 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced three transactions, which all take effect immediately. Wheeling has received defenseman Jeff Taylor from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, loaned forward Zac Lynch to the Hartford Wolf Pack, and traded forward Alex Rauter to the Manchester Monarchs. Taylor, 24, will be suiting up with the Nailers for the second straight season, after recording four goals, 15 assists, and 19 points in 28 games last year. Jeff was originall... Full Story

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Wheeling Nailers Weekly Report, February 18

February 18, 2019 - Last Week Wednesday, February 13th: Reading Royals 2 @ WHEELING NAILERS 5 The Wheeling Nailers started an important three-game homestand with a Wednesday tilt against the Reading Royals. The teams played to a 2-2 tie into the early stages of the third period, with Renars Krastenbergs and Kevin Spinozzi tallying the goals for the Nailers. At the 5:19 mark of the final frame, Dan Fick put Wheeling ahead for good, following a battle behind the net by Alex Rauter, then a perfect pass from Trevor Yates. Alec Butcher added a... Full Story

Butcher's Shootout Winner Ends Wild Game in Fort Wayne

February 17, 2019 - FORT WAYNE, IN - The Wheeling Nailers and Fort Wayne Komets played a wild game on Sunday afternoon at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Wheeling had a 5-2 lead in the early stages of the third period, before Fort Wayne rallied back to force overtime. For the second time in less than a week, Alec Butcher was the hero for the Nailers, as he scored the winning goal in the third round of the shootout, giving his team a 6-5 victory. Jordan Ruby made 42 saves during regulation and overtime. The first period was a tale of two ... Full Story

Nailers at Komets Game Day Snap Shot, February 17

February 17, 2019 - Wheeling Nailers (23-23-5-1, 52 Pts.) at Fort Wayne Komets (23-18-3-4, 53 Pts.), 5:00 p.m. WHEELING NAILERS (23-23-5-1, 52 PTS, 5th Central, 9th West) 177 GF, 172 GA PP: 21.9% (48-for-219), 3rd PK: 81.0% (188-for-232), 20th NHL Affiliate: Pittsburgh Penguins AHL Affiliate: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 27-F-Zac Lynch (14 goals, 36 assists, 50 points in 52 games) 9-F-Yushiroh Hirano (14 goals, 27 assists, 41 points in 47 games) 21-F-Cam Brown (9 goals, 28 assists, 37 points in 33 games) 23-F-... Full Story

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Wheeling Nailers forward Renars Krastenbergs tests the Brampton Beast defense
Wheeling Nailers forward Renars Krastenbergs tests the Brampton Beast defense

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Wheeling Nailers Minor League Hockey

League: ECHL
Home: Wheeling, West Virginia
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Penguins
Website: Wheeling Nailers site
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Thu., Feb 21 Wheeling at Cincinnati 7:35 p.m.
Sun., Feb 17
Wheeling 6 at Fort Wayne 5 Final (SO)
Sat., Feb 16
Brampton 2 at Wheeling 0 Final
Fri., Feb 15
Brampton 4 at Wheeling 5 Final (OT)
Wed., Feb 13
Reading 2 at Wheeling 5 Final
Sun., Feb 10
Wheeling 1 at Maine 4 Final
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