Nailers Hire Burke As Broadcaster

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that they have hired Brendan Burke to be the team’s play-by-play broadcaster.

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

The 22-year-old joins the Nailers after one season as the broadcaster for Batavia in the New York-Penn League.

Burke was awarded his bachelor’s degree in journalism with a minor in sports studies from Ithaca College where he served as the broadcaster for most of the school’s sports while also handling the broadcast duties for Cornell women’s hockey.

Team Press Release