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September 17, 2014

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Las Vegas Wranglers

  • Wranglers forward Adam Huxley attempts to settle the puck to shoot it against Bakersfield Condors goaltender Chet Pickard during the third period of play on Sunday afternoon.
    Wranglers fall to Condors in fifth game in six days
    Feb. 9, 2014
    The Las Vegas Wranglers hosted the Bakersfield Condors at the Orleans Arena on Sunday afternoon, playing their fifth game in six days, thanks in large part to a quirky schedule that has them playing the majority of their home games in the final two months of the season. Bakersfield defeated the Wranglers 3-1.
  • Wranglers forward Adam Hughesman shoots the puck while being covered by Utah Grizzlies defenseman Martin Lee during the third period on Friday night at the Orleans Arena.
    Wranglers don special Rebel gear but suffer shootout loss
    Feb. 7, 2014
    The Las Vegas Wranglers were looking to shake a home losing streak Friday night with the Utah Grizzlies coming to town. Wearing special jerseys inspired by the UNLV Rebels, the Wranglers managed to earn a point despite continuing their losing ways before a raucous crowd of 5,572 at the Orleans Arena.
  • Las Vegas Wranglers forward Matt Tassone (16) fights with Colorado Eagles defenseman Daniel Johnston during the third period of play on Wednesday night.
    Pair of Wranglers injured in punishing loss
    Feb. 5, 2014
    After a 5-2 drubbing at the hands of the Colorado Eagles on Tuesday night, the Wranglers hit the ice tonight looking for revenge, yet never found it.
  • Colorado Eagles right winger Luke Fulghum celebrates after scoring a first period goal against the Las Vegas Wranglers on Tuesday night.
    Rough first period too much for Wranglers to overcome
    Feb. 4, 2014
    The Las Wranglers surrendered three first-period goals today against the Colorado Eagles, falling 5-2 at the Orleans Arena.
  • Las Vegas Wranglers President Billy Johnson and his wife, Erica, show off their tickets to see Springsteen in Zurich.
    Wranglers’ Billy Johnson: ‘I was assaulted’ by Las Vegas magician Seth Grabel
    Feb. 3, 2014
    Billy Johnson is filing a civil suit against Seth Grabel, who allegedly assaulted Johnson after a show by The Amazing Johnathan in January 2010.
  • Las Vegas Wranglers defenseman Nolan Julseth-White blocks a shot of Ontario Reign right winger Sebastian Stalberg during an ECHL game at the Orleans Arena on Saturday night.
    Wranglers fall to Ontario; homestand continues Tuesday
    Feb. 1, 2014
    The Las Vegas Wranglers were defeated today by the Ontario Reign 4-2 at the Orleans Arena. Chad Nehring’s second-period goal for Las Vegas evened the game at 1, but Ontario scored three unanswered goals to secure the win.
  • Las Vegas Wranglers fan Emily Adams, 10, holds up a sign she made in support of the home team as they faced off against the Ontario Reign on Friday night at the Orleans Arena.
    Save the Wranglers: Fans flock to Orleans Arena to support hockey team looking for new home
    Feb. 1, 2014
    A ticket office employee at the Orleans Arena held up a sign to inform Las Vegas Wranglers hockey fans no tickets remained. The parking lot adjacent to the arena was so crowded vehicles couldn’t enter. When they did, there were no open spots on the first level. Near the escalators leading into the arena, it was so crowded it took five minutes for fans to make their way to the front of the line.
  • The Las Vegas Wranglers' Chad Nehring beats Utah Grizzlies goalie Aaron Dell in the shootout on Jan. 7, 2014.
    ‘KWTD’: Billy Johnson says ECHL’s ‘confidence is high’ in Wranglers’ capacity to find suitable home
    Jan. 31, 2014
    Given five weeks to find a new home for the Las Vegas Wranglers, President Billy Johnson plans to issue a memorandum of understanding to the ECHL on Wednesday.
  • Wranglers fall at Utah in first game in more than 10 days
    Jan. 29, 2014
    The Las Vegas Wranglers tonight played their first game since Jan. 18, falling 2-1 at the Utah Grizzles. John Armstrong scored his eighth goal of the season for Las Vegas 5:58 into the first period, but the Wranglers couldn’t score the remainder of the game.
  • Fans look on from behind the glass as Las Vegas Wranglers goaltender Mitch O'Keefe stands in his goal after giving up a breakaway goal to the San Francisco Bulls during the second period of play on Sunday afternoon.
    Wranglers weighing three options for a new home for 2014-’15
    Jan. 19, 2014
    Left without a home in December, the Las Vegas Wranglers are likely staying in Las Vegas for the 2014-’15 season.