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  • Wranglers forward Chris Francis celebrates after scoring a second-period goal against the Alaska Aces during Game 4 of a first-round ECHL playoff matchup Friday, April 25, 2014, at Orleans Arena.
    South Point probably won’t wrangle hockey
    May 25, 2014
    Equestrian events and ice hockey are an odd mix, and that’s precisely why the suddenly vagabond Las Vegas Wranglers won’t ...
  • Las Vegas Wranglers forward Cody Purves (47) checks Alaska Aces defenseman James Martin into the boards behind the Aces net during the third period of play Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Orleans Arena.
    Wranglers ice plans to play in 2014; taking a shot at return in 2015
    May 20, 2014
    In professional hockey, as in life, sometimes you just need to stop the clock. That is the case for the Las Vegas Wranglers, whose odyssey to secure a home venue for the 2014-’15 season has led to a “voluntary suspension” of operations for the upcoming ECHL season. ...
  • The downtown Plaza had planned to host Wranglers hockey games in a tent on its rooftop pool deck, but the team announced Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that it was pursuing another venue.
    No hockey at the Plaza; Wranglers seek another venue
    May 7, 2014
    The ice-in-the-sky concept to turn the pool deck at the Plaza into a hockey facility for the Las Vegas Wranglers has proven too costly to complete. The Plaza announced in a news release today that the Wranglers will not move their home games to the downtown hotel-casino. It cited ...
  • Las Vegas Wranglers goaltender Travis Fullerton shakes hands with Alaska Aces goaltender Olivier Roy after the Aces defeated the Wranglers 4-3 on Friday night at the Orleans Arena. The Aces eliminated the Wranglers in four straight games to end their season.
    Swept out of playoffs, Wranglers salute fans, bid farewell to Orleans Arena
    April 25, 2014
    The Alaska Aces completed the sweep of the Las Vegas Wranglers on Friday night in the opening round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, effectively closing out a 10-year residency at the Orleans Arena. The Aces scored first ...
  • Las Vegas Wranglers forward Cody Purves (47) checks Alaska Aces defenseman James Martin into the boards behind the Aces net during the third period of play Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Orleans Arena.
    Wranglers continue to struggle in playoffs against Aces
    April 23, 2014
    Having lost the first two games of the opening-round Kelly Cup playoff series in Alaska, the Wranglers looked to force a Game 5 with a win on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. But Alaska showed why ...
  • Wranglers fall to Alaska in playoff opener
    April 18, 2014
    The Las Vegas Wranglers were defeated 4-1 today at the Alaska Aces in the opening game of a best-of-seven ECHL hockey playoff series.
  • Players with the Las Vegas Wranglers Professional Hockey Club sign autographs for fans after their last home game of the regular season in the Orleans Arena on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
    Chasing the dream in the minor leagues
    April 13, 2014
    Life in the minor leagues isn’t all that glamorous, even in glitzy Las Vegas. And it’s a journey where nothing is guaranteed — just 11 Las Vegas Wranglers in the club’s 10-year history have reached the NHL.
  • Las Vegas Wranglers forward Chad Nehring scores on a penalty shot against Bakersfield Condors goaltender Laurent Brossoit during the third period of play on Tuesday night.
    Wranglers fall short in final home game of regular season
    April 1, 2014
    Las Vegas Wranglers fans were nearly treated to a miraculous comeback in the regular season home finale Tuesday night against the Bakersfield Condors, an unfortunate pattern that ...
  • Former Las Vegas Wrangler Tyler Mosienko (21) lunges to tap the puck away from Wrangler Shawn Kelley during the first period of play on Sunday afternoon.
    Wranglers drop second of three games to Alaska Aces
    March 30, 2014
    The Wranglers did not have much time to relish the miraculous comeback victory against the Alaska Aces on Saturday night as their three-game homestand against the Aces concluded ...
  • Las Vegas Wranglers come together to celebrate a tie-breaking goal scored by Matt Tassone (far right) with under a minute left to play in the third period against the Alaska Aces on Saturday night.
    Las Vegas leaves ice with amazing win over Alaska
    March 29, 2014
    The Wranglers hosted the Alaska Aces for the second of a three-game weekend homestand on Saturday night at the Orleans Arena. The two games could not have ended more differently ...
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