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Nailers Win the Fight, But Komets Win the Game

ECHL Wheeling Nailers February 23, 2024 - WHEELING, WV- Friday night featured a lot of different emotions at WesBanco Arena, as the Wheeling Nailers tangled with the Fort Wayne Komets. The home crowd was ecstatic early on, as Shaw Boomhower beat Daniel Amesbury in a fight and the Nailers built a 2-0 lead. However, those feelings turned the other way in the third period, as the Komets scored a power play goal with 8:33 to go, and ultimately went on to the 5-3 road victory. Tanner Laderoute, Matthew Quercia, and Sebastian Dirven were the ... Full Story

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Nailers Grab Finale against Grizzlies, 4-2

ECHL Wheeling Nailers February 19, 2024 - WEST VALLEY CITY, UT - Despite playing one man short in back-to-back contests, the Wheeling Nailers were able to take a win home with them from Utah. Peter Laviolette notched his third career two-goal game on Monday afternoon, and was joined in the goal column by Justin Lee and Tanner Laderoute, as the Nailers grabbed a 4-2 victory over the Utah Grizzlies. Wheeling has now earned a win in 27 different states all-time. The Nailers had their best start to a game in the series, as they rushed ou... Full Story

Nailers Drop 2-1 Heartbreaker in Utah

ECHL Wheeling Nailers February 17, 2024 - WEST VALLEY CITY, UT- The Wheeling Nailers played their hearts out on Saturday night at Maverik Center, but unfortunately, their hearts were yanked out of their chests on a late second period goal by the Utah Grizzlies. Brett Stapley scored with 2.3 seconds remaining in the middle stanza to give Utah a 2-1 win, despite a 33-21 shots advantage in Wheeling's favor. Tanner Laderoute netted the lone goal for the Nailers. Both teams put a tally on the board in the first period, which also saw an e... Full Story

Utah Snaps Wheeling's Winning Streak in Series Opener

ECHL Wheeling Nailers February 16, 2024 - WEST VALLEY CITY, UT- The Wheeling Nailers would have loved to have seen their record-tying winning streak last forever, but unfortunately, it came to an end on Friday night in the opening match of a three-game series against the Utah Grizzlies at Maverick Center. Utah's Cole Gallant snapped a 2-2 tie with a goal right after a power play expired, and the Grizzlies added an empty netter for the 4-2 home ice win. Wheeling got both of its markers from defensemen, as Isaac Belliveau and Louie Roehl ... Full Story

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