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Wheeling Nailers Weekly Report, October 15

October 15, 2018 - Last Week Saturday, October 13th: WHEELING NAILERS 3 @ Norfolk Admirals 5 The Wheeling Nailers opened their 27th season on Saturday night, as they visited the Norfolk Admirals for the first of four straight road games to start off the campaign. After falling behind 4-0, Wheeling put forth a strong surge in the third period, lighting the lamp three times on the power play. Eliot Grauer scored the first two goals for the Nailers in his ECHL debut, and Dan Fick added the final tally. Renars K... Full Story

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Nailers Rally Late, But Fall Short in Norfolk to Open Season

October 13, 2018 - NORFOLK, VA- The Wheeling Nailers made a strong push in the third period of Saturday night's season opener against the Norfolk Admirals, but came up short in their bid for eight straight seasons with a point on opening night. Eliot Grauer scored twice for the Nailers, and Dan Fick added the third goal, which was all part of a 48-shot attack. Zane Schartz tallied a pair of goals for the Admirals, while Ty Reichenbach backstopped the 5-3 decision in their favor. Both teams were more than ready ... Full Story

Nailers at Admirals Game Day Snap Shot, October 13

October 13, 2018 - Wheeling Nailers (0-0-0-0, 0 Pts.) at Norfolk Admirals (0-0-0-0, 0 Pts.), 7:00 p.m. WHEELING NAILERS 2017-18: (35-28-8-1, 79 PTS, 5th North, 8th East) 248 GF, 245 GA PP: 19.2% (56-for-291), 3rd PK: 80.7% (230-for-285), 21st NHL Affiliate: Pittsburgh Penguins AHL Affiliate: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 21-F-Cam Brown (17 goals, 36 assists, 53 points in 55 games) 27-F-Zac Lynch (22 goals, 24 assists, 46 points in 58 games) 13-F-Nick Saracino (12 goals, 25 assists... Full Story

Nailers Announce 2018-19 Opening Roster

October 12, 2018 - WHEELING, WV - The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their opening roster for the 2018-19 season. The roster consists of 25 players - 13 forwards, nine defensemen, and three goaltenders. The 2018-19 roster has an average age of 25 years old, with a solid mixture of experienced players and rookies. 16 of the 25 players are rookies by ECHL standards (less than 25 games played at the "AA" level or higher), while six players have played at ... Full Story

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