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Nailers re-sign MacPherson

Friday, September 24th
Action photo of Dylan MacPherson of the Wheeling Nailers

WHEELING, W.Va. - The Wheeling Nailers, ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, announced the team has re-signed defenseman Dylan MacPherson to a contract for the 2021-22 season.MacPherson, 23, picked up seven assists in 28 games with the Nailers in 2020-21 while also skating in 10 games with the American Hockey League's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Last season was MacPherson's second full season as a pro, after he notched 17 points in 54 games with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits as a rookie. MacPherson has seen AHL time in both of his first two full seasons, in addition to a pair of games with the Springfield Thunderbirds in 2018-19 after he finished his junior career. Recently, MacPherson participated in the Pittsburgh Penguins Development Camp.Prior to making the jump to the professional level, the Redcliff, Alberta native played parts of four seasons of junior hockey, all with the Western Hockey League's Medicine Hat Tigers. In his first full season (2016-17), MacPherson posted a +18 rating, helping the Tigers to a 51-win season - the second highest total in the league. He followed that up with his best offensive campaign, as he amassed 22 points in 67 games as a 19-year old. He concluded his junior career with 43 points and a +12 rating.

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