Two months after hiring Mark Dennehy, the Nailers are again searching for a new head coach.
Robert Morris and Wheeling Nailers alum Cody Wydo signed with HC Thurgau in Switzerland, it was announced Friday.
Former Robert Morris star Zac Lynch was acquired by the Wheeling Nailers, the Penguins' ECHL affiliate, in a trade on Monday.
The Wheeling Nailers have named Mark Dennehy their 17th head coach in the team's 27-year history, it was announced Wednesday morning.
The Wheeling Nailers will not be bringing back head coach Jeff Christian next season.
The Wheeling Nailers' 2017-18 season has come to a close. After making the Kelly Cup Finals in 2016, the Nailers have now missed the playoffs in back-to-back seasons.
Amidst reports that Penguins forward prospect Freddie Tiffels is in negotiations with a DEL team, the German says that his focus is still on making it to the NHL.
New assistant coach Jay Spess speaks about his role and the Nailers' playoff fight.
"I could even perform better if I end up getting a chance again.”
"I try to give my advice to guys here and there and be in that leadership role, that older guy that's seen it and done it," Chris Francis said.
Derek Army isn't disappointed to be back with the Wheeling Nailers after another long stint in the AHL.
Ross McMullan is enjoying his new role with the Nailers after being moved from defenseman to forward.
The Penguins added two forward prospects to their pool in Friday's three-team trade.
Jeremy Beirnes' role on the Nailers is to make sure the Penguins' prospects are able to do their job.
Freddie Tiffels' rookie season has been full of unpredictability.
"I think I'm a pretty smart player. I try to use my head out there as much as I can," Dylan Zink said this week.
"I personally don't think he should be in the ECHL, just due to the fact of how well he skates," coach Riley Armstrong said.