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Wydo Wins Longest Game in Wheeling History

May 6, 2016 - READING, PA- History was made by the Wheeling Nailers on Thursday night at Santander Arena. They played their longest game in their 24 years in the Ohio Valley and the 14th longest in the history of the ECHL. The long night ended on a thrilling note, as 4:22 into the third overtime period, Cody Wydo scored on a breakaway, lifting the Nailers past the Reading Royals, 2-1 at Santander Arena. Franky Palazzese made 42 saves, and assisted on the winning marker. After a scoreless first period which featured just 15 combined sho... Full Story

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Nailers at Royals Game Day Snap Shot

May 5, 2016 - Don't Push the Panic Button The Wheeling Nailers have nearly duplicated their first round results in the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series, as they fell behind the Reading Royals 2-1 after a 3-1 setback on Wednesday night at Santander Arena. Wheeling has rallied from a 2-1 series deficit three times in its history, with the most recent coming in the opening round against the Florida Everblades. On Wednesday, the Nailers had a stellar first period, but the score didn't show it, as they trailed 1-0, despite a 16-9 advanta... Full Story

Morrison Backstops Royals to Win in Game Three

May 4, 2016 - READING, PA - For the second series in a row, the Wheeling Nailers won the opening game, but fell short in the next two, and will have to come from behind to get the job done. On Wednesday night, they ran into a hot goaltender, as Adam Morrison made 37 saves for the Reading Royals, only getting beaten on a Shane Bakker breakaway in the second period. Morrison got four goals of support, as they took the lead in the series with a 4-1 win at Santander Arena. The majority of the first period was played without a score, despit... Full Story

Nailers at Royals Game Day Snap Shot

May 4, 2016 - A Familiar Picture After Two The Wheeling Nailers and Reading Royals enter game three of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series with the same series score as both clubs experienced in round one, 1-1. Wheeling won the opening game 4-1 on Friday at WesBanco Arena, and was in position for a second straight triumph, as it had a 2-1 lead after the second period. The Royals netted the lone goal of the opening stanza, before the Nailers battled back to go ahead in the middle frame. Matt Tabrum recorded the tying goal, when he f... Full Story


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