Trent Daavettila scored a power-play goal with 42 seconds remaining in regulation Saturday night to lift the Colorado Eagles to a 4-3 victory over the Wranglers in Loveland, Colo.
Las Vegas forward Adam Hughesman was penalized for holding at 18:03 to give Colorado (9-3-2) the man advantage.
The Wranglers (5-10-1) tied it 3-3 at 3:29 of the third on Geoff Irwin’s fifth goal of the season.
Geoff Paukovich scored an unassisted goal, his second in as many days, 2:36 into the game, but Luke Fulghum tied it two minutes later on the power play. Irwin went off for hooking at 2:50.
Defenseman Jeff May netted a power-play goal, his seventh of the season, midway through the second period to put Las Vegas ahead 2-1, but the Eagles scored 39 seconds apart later in the frame to take the lead.
Kyle Ostrow tied it with a wraparound goal before Riley Nelson beat Mitch O’Keefe (28 saves) on a breakaway.
The Wranglers, who have played seven straight (2-4-1) away from home, will play at Idaho on Tuesday and Friday before returning home on Dec. 6, when they’ll host Bakersfield at the Orleans Arena.