News and notes 11/16

—-Pittsburgh has a intra-squad scrimmage tonight at Consol Energy Center. The following players were brought up from WBS for that scrimmage: Defensemen: Dylan Reese, Philip Samuelsson, Joe Morrow, Brian Dumoulin and Alex Grant.

Forwards: Brian Gibbons, Zach Sill, Paul Thompson, Dominik Uher, Trevor Smith, Riley Holzapfel, Adam Payerl and Warren Peters.

—-WBS recalled D Carl Sneep from Wheeling and signed D Cody Wild from Wheeling to a Standard Player Contract. If he is sent back to Wheeling, WBS maintains exclusivity on his AHL rights’. Wild was with WBS last year.

—-Wheeling, on a 3 game, 10 day road trip to Orlando, signed D Tim Corcoran, F Dave Schultz , and F Jordy Trottier. All 3 were with the Nailers’ in Training Camp. They replace the recalled Sneep, Adam Payerl, and the suspended Keven Veilleux.

—-Regarding Veilleux, the ECHL announced this afternoon that he has been suspended for 10 games after using a racial slur against former Nailer Scooter Vaughan in a game against the South Carolina Stingrays in a game last weekend. Veilleux has also been ordered to attend team-provided sensitivity training. He will be eligible for recall to WBS during this time, pending AHL review. He was also fined an undisclosed amount. He will miss the following games: at Orlando (Jan. 17, Jan. 19 and Jan. 21), vs. Bakersfield (Jan. 25), at Trenton (Jan. 26) vs. Cincinnati (Jan. 27), at Reading (Jan. 30), vs. Reading (Feb. 1), at Kalamazoo (Feb. 2) and vs. Gwinnett (Feb.7).

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