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Gameday Q&A

Everything You Need to Know on Gameday

There is parking located in the Intermodal Garage located next to WesBanco Arena. Further parking is located around downtown. These parking lots typically cost $5.

The team will donate tickets and merchandise, and make appearances in support of programs, specifically those which benefit children and which enhance the quality of life in Wheeling and throughout the Ohio Valley. 

The Hockey Club of the Ohio Valley, LLC are the owners of the hockey team and run the day to day operations of the hockey team both on and off the ice.

The team management and coaching staff recruit players from across North America and Europe in an effort to provide the best possible team on the ice. Players are also supplied by the Pittsburgh Penguins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

The Winstom-Salem Thunderbirds were relocated to Wheeling following the 1991-92 season. The club began play in Wheeling as the Thunderbirds for the 1992-93 season. The team was renamed to the Nailers in 1996.

The Hockey Club of the Ohio Valley, LLC. See the Front Office section for more information.

The ECHL, which is the Premier "AA" Hockey League - two levels below the National Hockey League.

36 at home, 36 away with over 30 home games on Friday and Saturday night or Sunday afternoon.

Mid-October through early April. With playoffs, the season could extend to early June.

Yes, general “snapshot” cameras are allowed in WesBanco Arena. Personal cameras only; no professional photography or video cameras allowed.

(304) 233-4470 – WesBanco Arena Box Office

We have a wide variety of packages available to meet just about any budget and schedule.

Children age 2 and under can attend for free, provided they sit in a parent's lap. If you want the child to have their own seat, you will need to purchase a ticket for them.

You can purchase individual tickets HERE. Other ways to buy are at the Nailers office in downtown Wheeling, or by phone at (304) 234-GOAL. Note If you purchase 10 or more tickets, you can get a group rate! Call the Nailers office at (304) 234-4625.

Game times vary depending on the night of the week:
   • Monday-Saturday night games start at 7:10 pm.
   • Sunday games start at 4:10 pm.
   • Annual exceptions are New Year's Eve and Education Day, unless others are noted.