Nailers Receive Fernholm From Penguins

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that they have been assigned 21-year-old Daniel Fernholm by Wilkes-Barre Scranton of the American Hockey League.

The Nailers are the ECHL affiliate of Wilkes-Barre Scranton of the AHL and the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League.

Selected in the fourth round (101st overall) by the Penguins in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-foot-4 and 218-pound Fernholm played in his native Sweden in 2004-05 where he had five points (3g-2a) and 22 penalty minutes in 31 games with Djurgardens and also played in Italy where he had two assists and two penalty minutes in seven games with Bolzano.

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