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Nailers and Americans to Decide 2016 Kelly Cup Final

May 25, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced their opponent and schedule for the 2016 Kelly Cup Final. The Nailers will face the Allen Americans in a best-of-seven series, beginning on Saturday night at Allen Event Center. The Nailers and Americans both finished in the middle of the pack in their respective conference playoff structure, as Wheeling was the fifth place team in the Eastern Conference, while Allen ended up in fourth place in the Western Conference. Th... Full Story

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Nailers Win Eastern Conference Title in Game Seven

May 24, 2016 - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- For the first time since 1993, Wheeling, West Virginia is going to the ECHL's Championship Series. On Tuesday night, the Wheeling Nailers broke a 2-2 tie with three goals in a span of 4:39 during the early stages of the third period, as they defeated the South Carolina Stingrays, 5-2 in game seven of the Eastern Conference Final. Jarrett Burton netted his third game winning goal of the series, while three other players chipped in with multiple points. For the first time in the series, the first perio... Full Story

Nailers at Stingrays Game Day Snap Shot

May 24, 2016 - The Comeback Starts With a Comeback The Wheeling Nailers needed to battle back from a 3-2 series deficit to advance to the Kelly Cup Final, and in game six on Monday night, they used a comeback win to force the decisive seventh game. South Carolina jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead, before Anton Zlobin closed the gap to one, when he found the back of the net with a long wrist shot on the power play. The Nailers drew even midway through the second period. Cody Wydo stripped the puck from a Stingray, then led John McCarron for... Full Story

Nailers Rally with Overtime Win to Force Game Seven

May 23, 2016 - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC- Wheeling Nailers fans have read this story before - Wheeling comes back to win yet again. The Nailers fell behind the South Carolina Stingrays 2-0 in the first period of game six, but rallied back and ultimately forced overtime with a 3-3 deadlock. For the second time in the Eastern Conference Final, Jarrett Burton rose up as the hero, as he buried a shot from the right side of the slot, giving Wheeling a 4-3 triumph, forcing game seven on Tuesday night. The Stingrays took little time to get on the s... Full Story


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Home: Wheeling, West Virginia
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