Wheeling Nailers Hockey

The Wheeling Nailers are our ECHL ice hockey team founded in 1992. The Nailers are the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL. The Nailers battle on the ice at WesBanco Arena located at 2 – 14th Street in downtown Wheeling. Catch a game for all the affordable family friendly excitement along with fun promo nights and drink specials. The Wheeling Nailers have developed more NHL talent than any other team in ECHL history. As of the end of the 2019-20 season, 65 former Nailers/Thunderbirds reached the NHL, with 59 doing so as players and six as either coaches, trainers, equipment managers, broadcasters, or officials.

For additional information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.wheelingnailers.com or call 304-234-GOAL (4625).