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  • Nailers Announce "Big Six" Promotional Schedule

    Nailers Announce "Big Six" Promotional Schedule

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:42 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:42:17 GMT
    McGrath Bobblefist, Jersey Bank, Trading Cards, Ski Cap, Magnet Schedule Highlight 2014-15 Promos
    McGrath Bobblefist, Jersey Bank, Trading Cards, Ski Cap, Magnet Schedule Highlight 2014-15 Promos
  • Nailers Announce Preseason Schedule

    Nailers Announce Preseason Schedule

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:01:09 GMT
    Home Opener Is October 18th
    Home Opener Is October 18th
  • Nailers Re-Sign Mike Ratchuk

    Nailers Re-Sign Mike Ratchuk

    Thursday, July 3 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-03 21:25:13 GMT
     All-ECHL Second Team Member Returns to Wheeling After Most Productive Pro Season
     All-ECHL Second Team Member Returns to Wheeling After Most Productive Pro Season

  • Nailers Announce 2014 Qualifying Offers

    Nailers Announce 2014 Qualifying Offers

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:49:42 GMT
    Wheeling Qualifies Seven Players
    Wheeling Qualifies Seven Players
  • Nailers Announce 2014-15 Schedule

    Nailers Announce 2014-15 Schedule

    Wednesday, June 4 2014 4:40 PM EDT2014-06-04 20:40:00 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers, have released their schedule for the 2014-15 regular season. The schedule features 14 different opponents, while 30 of the team's 36 home games will be played on weekends.The 2014-15 schedule will give Wheeling fans a chance to see more variety of teams at WesBanco Arena, while also keeping some of the more popular rivalries at a high number. The Nailers' most frequent opponent is the Elmira Jackals, whom they will face on 14 occasions (7 home, 7 away), while the Reading...
    The Wheeling Nailers, have released their schedule for the 2014-15 regular season. The schedule features 14 different opponents, while 30 of the team's 36 home games will be played on weekends.The 2014-15 schedule will give Wheeling fans a chance to see more variety of teams at WesBanco Arena, while also keeping some of the more popular rivalries at a high number. The Nailers' most frequent opponent is the Elmira Jackals, whom they will face on 14 occasions (7 home, 7 away), while the Reading...
  • Nailers Announce 2014 Protected List

    Nailers Announce 2014 Protected List

    Monday, June 2 2014 5:03 PM EDT2014-06-02 21:03:51 GMT
    Wheeling Lists 23 Players; Three Key Dates Remain in June
    Wheeling Lists 23 Players; Three Key Dates Remain in June
  • Wheeling's Season Ends in Game Six

    Wheeling's Season Ends in Game Six

    Monday, May 12 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-05-13 03:03:05 GMT
    Road Warriors 4 Nailers 0
    Road Warriors 4 Nailers 0
  • Nailers Have Backs Against the Wall in Game 6 Monday Night

    Nailers Have Backs Against the Wall in Game 6 Monday Night

    Monday, May 12 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-05-12 04:07:07 GMT
    The ECHL's Kelly Cup Playoffs return to WesBanco Arena on Monday night with Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series between the Wheeling Nailers and Greenville Road Warriors.Greenville won Games 1 and 2 in Wheeling last weekend, but only won once in three tries at home, and will take a 3-games-to-2 series advantage in tomorrow night's elimination game.The game will also mark the return of Road Warrior Kyle Jean, who was suspended for a vicious hit on Nailer forward Denver Manderson ...
    The ECHL's Kelly Cup Playoffs return to WesBanco Arena on Monday night with Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series between the Wheeling Nailers and Greenville Road Warriors.Greenville won Games 1 and 2 in Wheeling last weekend, but only won once in three tries at home, and will take a 3-games-to-2 series advantage in tomorrow night's elimination game.The game will also mark the return of Road Warrior Kyle Jean, who was suspended for a vicious hit on Nailer forward Denver Manderson ...
  • Higgins Relishes Role as Nailers Equipment Manager

    Higgins Relishes Role as Nailers Equipment Manager

    Sunday, May 11 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-12 03:51:41 GMT
    Wheeling Nailers equipment manager Billy Higgins loves his job. He's been the man in charge of equipment for the past 11 years, and served as the assistant equipment manager for a few years before that.And for his labor of love, Higgins has been selected as the Reebok ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year for 2013-2014."It's a cool things cause it's voted on by other equipment mamangers around the league,"said Higgins. "I'm pretty proud of it."Higgins, 32, a Wheeling native, graduated from Wheel...
    Wheeling Nailers equipment manager Billy Higgins loves his job. He's been the man in charge of equipment for the past 11 years, and served as the assistant equipment manager for a few years before that.And for his labor of love, Higgins has been selected as the Reebok ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year for 2013-2014."It's a cool things cause it's voted on by other equipment mamangers around the league,"said Higgins. "I'm pretty proud of it."Higgins, 32, a Wheeling native, graduated from Wheel...
  • Third Period Troubles Nailers in Game Five

    Third Period Troubles Nailers in Game Five

    Friday, May 9 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-05-10 02:53:34 GMT
    Greenville Scores Four Unanswered, Taking 3-2 Series Lead
    Greenville Scores Four Unanswered, Taking 3-2 Series Lead
  • Condon's 47 Saves Ties Series, 2-2

    Condon's 47 Saves Ties Series, 2-2

    Thursday, May 8 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-05-09 03:46:42 GMT
    Nailers 3  Road Warriors 2
    Nailers 3  Road Warriors 2
  • Billy Higgins Named ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year

    Billy Higgins Named ECHL Equipment Manager of the Year

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:47:47 GMT
    Wheeling Native Becomes Fifth Non-Player in Team History to Win League Award
    Wheeling Native Becomes Fifth Non-Player in Team History to Win League Award
  • Ratchuk's Heroics Put Nailers on Board in Series

    Ratchuk's Heroics Put Nailers on Board in Series

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-05-07 03:48:54 GMT
    Nailers 3 Road Warriors 2 F/OT
    Nailers 3 Road Warriors 2 F/OT
  • Greenville's Jean Suspended For Hit On Manderson

    Greenville's Jean Suspended For Hit On Manderson

    Monday, May 5 2014 5:45 PM EDT2014-05-05 21:45:09 GMT
    Jean to miss games , three, four and five
    Jean to miss games , three, four and five
  • Road Warriors Rally for Game 2 OT Win over Nailers

    Road Warriors Rally for Game 2 OT Win over Nailers

    Monday, May 5 2014 12:19 AM EDT2014-05-05 04:19:57 GMT
    The Greenville Road Warriors made life difficult on the Wheeling Nailers in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinal on Sunday night at WesBanco Arena. Greenville trailed 3-1 in the third period, but battle back to tie the game, before Josh Nicholls ultimately scored the winning goal at 9:19 of overtime for a 4-3 Road Warriors triumph. Greenville leads the series, 2-0.With 8:47 gone by in the first period, the Nailers struck for the game's opening goal. Denver Manderson whipped a shot wid...
    The Greenville Road Warriors made life difficult on the Wheeling Nailers in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinal on Sunday night at WesBanco Arena. Greenville trailed 3-1 in the third period, but battle back to tie the game, before Josh Nicholls ultimately scored the winning goal at 9:19 of overtime for a 4-3 Road Warriors triumph. Greenville leads the series, 2-0.With 8:47 gone by in the first period, the Nailers struck for the game's opening goal. Denver Manderson whipped a shot wid...
  • Road Warriors Take Game One of East Semis Over Nailers

    Road Warriors Take Game One of East Semis Over Nailers

    Saturday, May 3 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-05-04 03:38:08 GMT
    For the fourth time this season, the Wheeling Nailers won five consecutive games. Unfortunately, for the fourth time this season, they were unable to make it six. On Saturday night, the Greenville Road Warriors scored six straight goals, led by Justin Vaive's four-point performance (2G, 2A), taking a 7-3 victory in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.The first period opened with furious action, as the two teams combined for three goals, four penalties, and 16 shots. Greenville...
    For the fourth time this season, the Wheeling Nailers won five consecutive games. Unfortunately, for the fourth time this season, they were unable to make it six. On Saturday night, the Greenville Road Warriors scored six straight goals, led by Justin Vaive's four-point performance (2G, 2A), taking a 7-3 victory in game one of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.The first period opened with furious action, as the two teams combined for three goals, four penalties, and 16 shots. Greenville...
  • Nailers to Meet Road Warriors in Conference Semis

    Nailers to Meet Road Warriors in Conference Semis

    Thursday, May 1 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-05-01 04:09:14 GMT
    Game 1 Saturday
    Game 1 Saturday
  • Nailers Announce Second Round Home Dates

    Nailers Announce Second Round Home Dates

    Monday, April 28 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-04-28 20:23:27 GMT
    Wheeling Will Face Winner of Kalamazoo, Greenville Series
    Wheeling Will Face Winner of Kalamazoo, Greenville Series
  • Nailers Sweep Stingrays With 4-2 Win

    Nailers Sweep Stingrays With 4-2 Win

    Friday, April 25 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-26 03:49:28 GMT
    Friday night, the Wheeling Nailers accomplished a pair of team milestones. With a 4-2 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays, the Nailers swept the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series, 4-0, marking the club's first four-game sweep and 50th playoff victory in team history. Mike Condon made 33 saves in the triumph, while Max MacKay netted two goals, including the eventual game winner.For the third time in four games, Wheeling opened the scoring. Christiaan Minella stole the puck on the ri...
    Friday night, the Wheeling Nailers accomplished a pair of team milestones. With a 4-2 victory over the South Carolina Stingrays, the Nailers swept the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series, 4-0, marking the club's first four-game sweep and 50th playoff victory in team history. Mike Condon made 33 saves in the triumph, while Max MacKay netted two goals, including the eventual game winner.For the third time in four games, Wheeling opened the scoring. Christiaan Minella stole the puck on the ri...
  • Nailers One Win Away

    Nailers One Win Away

    Friday, April 25 2014 12:06 AM EDT2014-04-25 04:06:24 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers are just one win away from advancing to the ECHL Kelly Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Nailers grabbed a 3-0 lead in their quarterfinals series with South Carolina on Wednesday with a 1-0 win. The two teams will meet in game four, Friday at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling goaltender Mike Condon has been outstanding, he leads the league in GAA at 0.63 and in save percentage at .980. In fact he has two shutouts in the series and has stopped 97 of the 99 shots he h...
    The Wheeling Nailers are just one win away from advancing to the ECHL Kelly Cup Eastern Conference Semifinals. The Nailers grabbed a 3-0 lead in their quarterfinals series with South Carolina on Wednesday with a 1-0 win. The two teams will meet in game four, Friday at 7 p.m. at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling goaltender Mike Condon has been outstanding, he leads the league in GAA at 0.63 and in save percentage at .980. In fact he has two shutouts in the series and has stopped 97 of the 99 shots he h...
  • Minella Scores Lone Goal in Final Minute of Second; Wheeling Leads Series 3-0

    Condon Incredible Again in 1-0 Game Three Win

    Condon Incredible Again in 1-0 Game Three Win

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:09 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:09:46 GMT
    Mike Condon did it again. For the fifth time in April and the eighth time this year, Condon was perfect between the pipes. With nine seconds remaining in the second period on Wednesday, Christiaan Minella gave the Wheeling Nailers the only goal they needed, as they edged the South Carolina Stingrays, 1-0 at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling now has a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series.A defensive and goaltending spectacle kept the game scoreless until the final second...
    Mike Condon did it again. For the fifth time in April and the eighth time this year, Condon was perfect between the pipes. With nine seconds remaining in the second period on Wednesday, Christiaan Minella gave the Wheeling Nailers the only goal they needed, as they edged the South Carolina Stingrays, 1-0 at WesBanco Arena. Wheeling now has a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Series.A defensive and goaltending spectacle kept the game scoreless until the final second...
  • Condon Keeps Stingrays at Bay With 3-0 Shutout

    Condon Keeps Stingrays at Bay With 3-0 Shutout

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:44:16 GMT
    Mike Condon was one of the best players for the Wheeling Nailers during the regular season, and on Friday night, he started the playoffs that way as well. Condon turned aside all 23 shots he faced, while
    Wheeling Takes Series Opener in South Carolina
  • Condon Earns Two ECHL Awards in April

    Condon Earns Two ECHL Awards in April

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:56 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:56:27 GMT
    The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Montreal Canadiens, are excited to announce a pair of league honors. Goaltender Mike Condon has been named Warrior Hockey ECHL
    Wheeling Netminder Grabs ECHL Rookie of the Month & ECHL Goaltender of the Month