The Wheeling Nailers, have announced their “Big Six” Promotional Schedule for the 2014-15 season. The “Big Six” Promotional Schedule features the six biggest and best promotions of the season, and all of the games are featured in the Nailers six-game mini plan.
The first big promotional night of the season takes place on Opening Night – Saturday, October 18th, when the Nailers battle the Reading Royals. All fans in attendance will receive a magnetic schedule, courtesy of Cipco Solutions. Nearly 4,000 tickets have already been sold for Opening Night, as the Penguins/Flyers rivalry returns to the ECHL.
The second big promotional night occurs on Saturday, November 29th, when the Florida Everblades visit WesBanco Arena for a two-game weekend series. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on the 29th will receive a Jersey Bank, courtesy of Main Street Bank. Select banks will contain various prizes, ranging from souvenirs to as much as $2,000 in cash.
The third big promotional night is exactly one week later on Saturday, December 6th, when Wheeling plays a pair of games against the Utah Grizzlies for the first time in team history. The first 2,500 fans in attendance on the 6th will receive a Patrick McGrath Bobblefist, courtesy of Main Street Bank. In 2013-14, McGrath led the Nailers with 18 fighting majors and 176 penalty minutes, giving the team the perfect chance to display the tough guy’s best assets – his fists.
The weather should be significantly colder for the fourth big promotional night on Saturday, January 24th, when the Nailers clash with the Fort Wayne Komets. The first 1,000 fans in attendance that night will receive a Ski Cap, courtesy of WesBanco. With the Ski Cap Giveaway, fans will be able to stay warm during the cold winter months, while doing so in stylish fashion.
For the second year in a row, there will be multiple giveaways that bobble. The fifth big promotional night takes center stage on Saturday, February 7th, as Wheeling welcomes the Cincinnati Cyclones back to its division for the first time in four seasons. The giveaway that night will be a bobblehead to the first 2,500 fans in attendance, and the team will announce the featured individual at a later date.
Finally, for the third consecutive season, trading cards find their way onto the promotional schedule. The sixth and final big promotional night is the Saturday, March 14th game, when the Elmira Jackals make their way to West Virginia. The first 2,500 fans in attendance that evening will receive a trading card set of the entire team.
“Big Six” Promotional Schedule
1. Saturday, October 18th– Magnetic Schedule for all fans, courtesy of Cipco Solutions
2. Saturday, November 29th– Jersey Bank Giveaway for first 2,500 fans, courtesy of Main Street Bank
3. Saturday, December 6th– Patrick McGrath Bobblefist Giveaway for first 2,500 fans, courtesy of Main Street Bank
4. Saturday, January 24th– Ski Cap Giveaway for first 1,000 fans, courtesy of WesBanco
5. Saturday, February 7th– Bobblehead Giveaway for first 2,500 fans
6. Saturday, March 14th– Team Trading Card Set Giveaway for first 2,500 fans