WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, have announced a transaction, which takes effect immediately. Wheeling has received forward Cody Wydo from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Wydo, 26, is coming off of a three-game stint with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, in which he picked up one assist. Prior to being recalled, Cody was Wheeling's leading scorer, as he racked up 13 goals, 17 assists, and 30 points in 26 games. The Southgate, Michigan native has produced three-point games on three separate occasions, while scoring two goals in a game twice in 2017-18. Additionally, Wydo collected at least one point in ten consecutive games from October 22nd-November 10th, matching the longest point streak by a Nailer this season. On December 16th, Cody netted his 67th career goal with Wheeling, putting him in seventh place in team history. During his career with the Nailers, Wydo has appeared in 164 games, tallying 67 goals, 79 assists, and 146 points.
Cody Wydo and the Wheeling Nailers will return from the holiday break with a road game in Fort Wayne on Friday at 8:00, before playing twice at home to close out the 2017 calendar year. First up is Youth Hockey Night on Saturday at 7:05 against Toledo, then Indy comes to town for a 6:05 tilt on New Year's Eve, which features $10 tickets on a Pack the House Night. The next big promotional game is Bricks & Kids Night on January 13th. The first 2,500 fans will receive an OYO Sports Figurine. To purchase tickets, or to get more information about season tickets, flex plans, group tickets, and holiday packs, call (304) 234-GOAL.