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Irving Leads Shocking Comeback for K-Wings

February 21, 2018 - KALAMAZOO, MI- Aaron Irving had himself a night to remember on Wednesday, as the Kalamazoo Wings rallied to shock the Wheeling Nailers, 6-5 in overtime at Wings Event Center. Wheeling built a 5-2 lead on a pair of goals by Riley Bourbonnais and the first goal as a Nailer by Tyler Vankleef. However, Irving and the Wings didn't go away. The rookie defenseman finished his hat trick with two goals in the third period, then potted a fourth goal at the 2:27 mark of overtime, lifting his team to the win. Both teams lit the lamp ... Full Story

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Nailers Add Three Players Prior to Tilt in Kalamazoo

February 21, 2018 - WHEELING, WV - The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have made three transactions, all of which take effect immediately. Wheeling has acquired defenseman Nolan Descoteaux from the Indy Fuel in exchange for defenseman Jaynen Rissling. The Nailers also made a trade with the Idaho Steelheads, acquiring forward Daniel Tedesco in exchange for future considerations. Finally, Wheeling signed defenseman Nick Schneider. Descoteaux, 28, has spent his entire professional career in the ECHL, starting ... Full Story

Nailers at Wings Game Day Snap Shot, February 21

February 21, 2018 - WHEELING NAILERS (28-22-4-0, 60 PTS, 4th North, 6th East) 192 GF, 181 GA PP: 20.3% (46-for-227), 2nd PK: 80.8% (173-for-214), 22nd 8-F-Nick Sorkin (6 goals, 37 assists, 43 points in 52 games) 23-F-Garrett Meurs (18 goals, 24 assists, 42 points in 47 games) 14-F-Riley Bourbonnais (18 goals, 14 assists, 32 points in 49 games) 5-D-Danny Fick (1 goal, 17 assists, 18 points in 51 games) 2-D-Nolan Descoteaux (1 goal, 15 assists, 16 points in 43 games) 6-D-Dan Milan (4 goals, 10 assists, 14 points in 5... Full Story

Wheeling Nailers Weekly Report

February 19, 2018 - Last Week Fri. 2/16 Fort Wayne Komets 4 @ WHEELING NAILERS 3 Rissling (McMullan, Taylor) Bourbonnais (Fick, Rissling) Arneson (Milan) Morrison- 34/38 Sat. 2/17 Cincinnati Cyclones @ WHEELING NAILERS Postponed - Makeup Date Tue. 3/27 Sun. 2/18 WHEELING NAILERS 0 @ Reading Royals 6 Morrison- 12/16 (L), Stevens- 9/11 Last week, the Wheeling Nailers had their final 3-in-3 of the regular season washed out, but they were still able to play a pair of games. On Friday night, Jaynen Rissling opened the s... Full Story


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League: ECHL
Home: Wheeling, West Virginia
Affiliation: Pittsburgh Penguins
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