Category Archives: Wheeling Nailer News

Tight Defense Keys Komets to Victory

After a high scoring affair on Friday night, the Wheeling Nailers and Fort Wayne Komets took more of a defensive approach on Saturday. That style proved to be especially successful for the visiting Komets, who skated away with the 4-1 … Continue reading

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Alex Boak Heading To Wheeling

It was announced this morning by the WBS Penguins that defenseman Alex Boak has been returned on loan to the Wheeling Nailers. Boak has skated in 19 games for the Penguins, registering one goal, three assists and 32 penalty minutes. … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Assigns Hartzell to WBS

It was announced this morning that the Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned goaltender Eric Hartzell to WBS from the Wheeling Nailers. In two appearances this season for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Hartzell has gone 2-0-0 with a 2.92 goals against average and a .882 … Continue reading

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Nailers Bully Around the Beast, 7-2

When the Wheeling Nailers crossed the international border into Canada, they brought their offense with them. After scoring five goals on Friday, the Nailers lit the lamp seven times on Saturday, pounding the Brampton Beast for the second straight night. … Continue reading

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WBS Penguins Release Gill

It was announced this morning by the WBS Penguins that they have released forward Sahir Gill from his professional tryout agreement. Gill, 22, played in 12 games for the Penguins, collecting one goal and two assists. He tallied his first … Continue reading

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Weekend Sweep Spoiled on Sunday by Indy

The first two nights of the weekend went great for the Wheeling Nailers. Unfortunately, on Sunday afternoon, Wheeling was unable to finish off a three-game sweep at home, as they battled the Indy Fuel. Indy scored once in each period, … Continue reading

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Nailers Crowned Winners on Princess Night

Saturday’s game at WesBanco Arena featured plenty of plot turns, but when all was said and done, this particular hockey game finished with a storybook finish. Tyler Fernandez broke a 2-2 tie with 26 seconds remaining, and Morgan Ellis added … Continue reading

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