Nailers Sign Rookies Lord, Ornelas

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that they have signed rookie forwards Andrew Lord and Jonathan Ornelas, who were teammates the last four seasons at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The Nailers are the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League.

The 23-year-old Lord had 45 points (19g-26a) and 114 penalty minutes in 134 career games at RPI while the 22-year-old Ornelas had 64 points (34g-30a) and 126 penalty minutes in 142 games.

Team Press Release