Category Archives: Wheeling Nailer News

Nailers Drive Into Victory Lane Against Royals

The Wheeling Nailers and Reading Royals have played 142 games against each other over the years, and after Saturday night’s game, it’s fair to say there is no love between the two teams. 147 penalty minutes were dealt out over … Continue reading

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Wydo’s Welcome is a Win for Wheeling

On Friday night, WesBanco Arena was filled with fans from Robert Morris University, eagerly anticipating the professional debut of forward Cody Wydo. Sure enough, Wydo gave everyone in attendance something to be excited about, as he tied the score early … Continue reading

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Boak Back With WBS

It was announced today that the WBS Penguins have recalled defenseman Alex Boak  from loan to the Wheeling Nailers. Boak has appeared in 22 games for the Penguins this season, recording one goal, three assists and 49 penalty minutes.  A 25-year old … Continue reading

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Harrison Ruopp Returns To WBS

The Pittsburgh Penguins have assigned defenseman Harrison Ruopp to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins from the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL), it was announced today. Ruopp, a second-year pro, has registered one assist and 58 penalty minutes over 30 games this season with the … Continue reading

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Elmira Evens Weekend Series

The two-game weekend between the Wheeling Nailers and Elmira Jackals was highlighted by defense and goaltending. After the Nailers prevailed 2-1 in a shootout on Friday, the Jackals came back with a 2-1 regulation win on Saturday. Travis Fullerton stood … Continue reading

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New Day, New Shootout, Winning Result

Palazzese Stops All Four Shootout Attempts, as Nailers Earn Fourth Shootout Win For the second straight game, the Wheeling Nailers battled their way past regulation and overtime, needing a shootout to decide the contest. Unlike Tuesday night, this script had … Continue reading

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Boak and Ruopp Sent To Wheeling

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins today announced that defenseman Alex Boak has been returned on loan to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) and defenseman Harrison Ruopp has been assigned to Wheeling by the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL).   Boak has skated in 22 games … Continue reading

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