WHEELING, W.Va. – The Wheeling Nailers announced that their training camp will open on Oct. 5, including preseason games against the Johnstown Chiefs on Oct. 12 in Johnstown and Oct. 13 at WesBanco Arena.
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.
Opening Day for the 20th Anniversary Season of the ECHL will be Oct. 18 when the Chiefs host Wheeling at Cambria County War Memorial. The game will be a rematch of Game 7 from the first-ever ECHL Finals that were played in front of a standing-room-only crowd at Cambria County War Memorial. The two teams will wear special jerseys for the Opening Day game that begins at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast worldwide on B2 Networks, the “Official Broadband Broadcast Provider of the ECHL”.