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Nailers Re-Sign Danny Fick

August 24, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their eighth player signing of the 2016 offseason. Wheeling has signed defenseman Danny Fick to an ECHL contract. Fick, 25, played his first season of professional hockey in North America during the 2015-16 campaign, when he was invited to attend Wheeling's training camp, before ultimately earning a spot on the club's opening roster. Danny started to become a regular in the lineup in the middle of November, which w... Full Story

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Nailers Sign Nick Sorkin

August 22, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their seventh player signing of the 2016 offseason. Wheeling has signed forward Nick Sorkin to an ECHL contract. Sorkin, 25, returns to North America, after venturing over to Sweden for the 2015-16. There, he was a member of Vasteras IK, as he finished third on the team with 15 goals, while ending up sixth on the club with 24 points. Nick's most recent experience on this side of the Atlantic Ocean came during the 2... Full Story

All-25th Season Team Goaltender Voting Begins

August 22, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are beginning the second round of voting for the All-25th Season Team. The second category up is goaltenders. Voting begins on Monday, August 22nd, and last until Sunday, August 29th. The list consists of 36 goaltenders - three of which will be named to the All-25th Season Team. Goalies who played in at least 25 regular season games were automatically entered on the list, with the remaining six positions going to those who achieved other not... Full Story

Nailers Acquire Kenton Miller from Wichita

August 19, 2016 - Miller, 25, will be entering his fifth professional season in the fall, after spending the majority of his first four seasons in the ECHL and CHL, while seeing a bit of time in the AHL. Kenton's rookie campaign was his most electric when it came to putting up big numbers, as he led the 2012-13 Missouri Mavericks of the CHL with 30 goals, and finished second on the squad with 51 points. He went on to add 11 points in the playoffs, as Missouri reached the second round. The Redvers, Saskatchewan native made the move to the ECHL... Full Story


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Home: Wheeling, West Virginia
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Penguins
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