Nailers Sign Riddle

WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers have signed forward Jake Riddle, who played in the Western Hockey League in 2003-04 with Lethbridge, Tri-City and Saskatoon.

Selected in the eighth round (239th overall) by the Minnesota Wild in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 21-year-old Riddle scored 36 points (18g-18a) and had 139 penalty minutes in 53 games with Lethbridge while scoring three points (0g-3a) in seven games with Tri-City and one point (0g-1a) in five games with Saskatoon.

In four seasons in the WHL, the 6-1 and 212-pound Riddle scored 166 points (79g-87a) and had 564 penalty minutes in 274 regular season games and five points (1g-4a) and 20 penalty minutes in 17 playoff games with Seattle, Tri-City, Saskatoon and Lethbridge.

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