Matt Koopman

Wheeling celebrates a goal in the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

ECHL: Wheeling Nailers Announce 2024 Season-Ending Roster

The Wheeling Nailers have released their 2024 season-ending roster following the announcement of their 2024-25 protected list. The Nailers’ roster comprises 18 players: 12 forwards, five defensemen, and one goalie. Roster Forwards: Anthony Petruzzelli, Cal Kiefiuk, Cedric Desruisseaux, David Jankowski, Dustin Manz, Jared Westcott, Jordan Martel, Matt Koopman, Matthew Quercia, Mikael Robidoux, Peter Laviolette III, […]

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Nailers salute the home crowd.

ECHL: Wheeling Nailers Announce 2024-25 Protected List

The Wheeling Nailers announced their protected list sent to the ECHL. The list consists of 14 forwards, seven defensemen, and one goalie. Forwards Vincent De Mey, Cedric Desruisseaux, David Jankowski, Cal Kiefiuk, Matt Koopman, Tanner Laderoute, Peter Laviolette III, Dustin Manz, Jordan Martel, Cedric Pare, Felix Pare, Anthony Petruzzelli, Matthew Quercia and Jared Westcott. The […]

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Toldeo Walleye salute their home crowd after a game two win over the Wheeling Nailers.

ECHL Playoffs Series Recap: Wheeling Nailers vs. Toledo Walleye | Round 2

The Wheeling Nailers and Toledo Walleye met in the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs second round in a best-of-seven series to determine who moves on to play for the Western Conference championship. The Nailers put up valiant efforts in games one and four, but it was all Toledo in games three and four as it swept […]

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Lewandowski goes through the line after tying the game at 1.

ECHL Playoff Recap: Wheeling Nailers Vs. Toledo Walleye Game 3 | 05/08/2024

The Wheeling Nailers are in a 0-3 hole in the Central Division Finals after a 7-3 loss to the Toledo Walleye Wednesday night at WesBanco Arena. The Nailers could not find a way to stop the absolute domination tandem of Sam Craggs and Riley Sawchuk in the game. With the win, Toledo extends its win […]

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Toledo Walleye celebrate a 5-3 win over the Wheeling Nailers to go up 2-0 in the series.

ECHL Playoffs Recap: Wheeling Nailers Vs. Toledo Walleye Game 2 | 5/4/2024

After winning game one of the Central Division Finals Friday night, the Toledo Walleye hosted the Wheeling Nailers for game two of the Central Division Finals, with the Walleyes taking a 2-0 series lead after a 5-3 win Saturday night at Huntington Center in Toledo, OH. With tonight’s win, the Walleye extended their win streak […]

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ECHL Central Division Semifinals Game Recap: Wheeling Nailers vs. Indy Fuel Game 3 | 04/22/2024

The Wheeling Nailers welcomed the Indy Fuel into WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, WV, tonight for game 3 of the Kelly Cup Central Division Semifinals as the Nailers came out on top in an exciting 3-2 overtime win. The Nailers captain, Justin Addamo, scored the game-winning goal to give the Nailers a 2-1 series lead. Wheeling […]

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ECHL Game Recap: Wheeling Nailers vs Indy Fuel Series | 04/20/2024

The Indy Fuel met with the Wheeling Nailers Friday night in Indianapolis for game two of their Kelly Cup Playoff series. Indy won 5-2 in the first game, with lots of heavy hits and challenging plays. The Wheelers want to tie this series as they return to their barn for game three. Looking to tonight’s […]

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