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Nailers Name Jeff Christian as Head Coach

July 12, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are pleased to announce that Jeff Christian has been named the team's new head coach. He becomes the 16th head coach in team history. "We are pleased to have Jeff as our head coach, following our exciting run to the Kelly Cup Final," said Nailers Governor Don Rigby. " Jeff proved that he is ready to become our next head coach to lead us to success on the ice. Although he has been here for a short time, he has already done excellent work w... Full Story

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Nailers to Compete in North Division in 2016-17

July 11, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, will compete in a new division during the 2016-17 season. The ECHL announced its divisional alignment for the upcoming campaign, which was approved by the Board of Governors. The Nailers will compete in the North Division of the Eastern Conference, along with the Adirondack Thunder, Brampton Beast, Elmira Jackals, Manchester Monarchs, and Reading Royals. Brampton is the only one out of the five that was a divisional opponent for Wheeling ... Full Story

2015-16 Top Ten Moments - #10

July 8, 2016 - First Sellout Crowd in Four Seasons Gets Lots to Cheer About in Home Opening Victory The 2015-16 season of Wheeling Nailers Hockey was one of the most memorable ones in team history, as the organization gets ready to ring in 25 years of professional hockey in the Ohio Valley coming up in the fall. Before we turn the page and look ahead to 2016-17, we will look back at the run to the Kelly Cup Final one more time, as we introduce a new feature - The Top Ten Moments of 2015-16. Each Friday for the next ten weeks, we will co... Full Story

Nailers Announce 2016 Preseason Schedule

July 5, 2016 - WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced their schedule for the 2016 preseason. Wheeling will play two games against the Cincinnati Cyclones, with one contest taking place in each city. Wheeling will play host to the preseason opener at WesBanco Arena, which will take place on Thursday, October 6th at 7:05. The following night, the Nailers and Cyclones will make their way to US Bank Arena, where they will drop the puck at 7:30 on Friday, October 7th. At 232 mil... Full Story

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Wheeling Nailers Minor League Hockey

League: ECHL
Home: Wheeling, West Virginia
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Penguins
Website: Wheeling Nailers site
Schedule: Full Wheeling Nailers Schedule
Message Board: ECHL forum
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