Even though the National Hockey League Board of Governors has not yet approved a team for Las Vegas, the Foley-led Hockey Vision Las Vegas has agreed to pay $1 per ticket sold in its first year to Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas not-for-profit that helps people with intellectual disabilities.
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The Wranglers played their final game at the 7,773-seat venue that has been their ECHL home for the past 11 seasons Friday night in a 3-2 loss to the Alaska Aces before a crowd of 2,543.
Only a handful of teams in pro sports history have rallied to win a playoff series after trailing 3-0. That’s the daunting challenge facing the Wranglers.
Earlier this season, Wranglers center Chad Nehring’s girlfriend, Canadian Karinne Seiferling, outlasted four other people to win a Calgary radio station’s “Panic Room” contest.
For the second straight game, the Wranglers scored late in the first period to quiet the constant clanging of cowbells at Alaska’s Sullivan Arena.
A little more than an hour after the eighth-seeded Detroit Red Wings upset the top-seeded Boston Bruins in the opener of their NHL Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night, the Wranglers hit the ice against the Alaska Aces intent on repeating the feat in the ECHL playoffs.
Las Vegas will need to embark on a good run to upset the Alaska Aces in their ECHL Western Conference quarterfinal playoff series, which starts today at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage.
Nevada may be a haven for New York Yankees fans, but when it comes to hockey Nevadans’ loyalty moves west … to Chicago.
The Las Vegas Wranglers minor league hockey team is moving its proposed rooftop fifth-story ice-rink facility to a ground level at the Plaza in downtown, a city Planning Department supervisor said Wednesday.
The Wranglers will play the Alaska Aces in the first round of the ECHL Kelly Cup playoffs.
A hole in the ice at the Maverik Center forced postponement of the Wranglers-Utah Grizzlies game with 6:12 remaining in the second period Wednesday. This would have never happened if the game were played on a pond, or in Saskatchewan.
A large brawl broke out during an annual charity hockey match between New York City police and firefighters on Long Island.
Chase Schaber’s four goals helped the Bakersfield Condors defeat the Wranglers 6-5 Tuesday as Las Vegas closed out the home portion of its 2013-14 ECHL regular-season schedule at the Orleans Arena in front of 4,164.
Turner Elson and Alex Belzile scored 37 seconds apart early in the third period Sunday to give the Alaska Aces a lead they didn’t relinquish in their 5-4 win over the Wranglers in an ECHL game at Orleans Arena.
In a city known for grandiose arena proposals, Adam Stio and Joel Hoopaugh figured there was a business niche for a low-key, micro-sports facility that caters to kids and adult recreational sports. So, the duo invested $150,000 to start up a 27,000-square-foot sports center called the Southern Nevada Sports Centre, which opened Jan. 1.
Almost a year to the day after he had surgery to remove his gall bladder, a kidney, some lymph nodes and 35 percent of his liver, stage four cancer survivor Chris Kushneriuk made his long-awaited return to professional hockey with the Wranglers.
The last time the Wranglers faced Colorado, they suffered an excruciating loss when Mark Nemec scored with one second left in regulation to lift the Eagles to victory.
After playing dead for the vast majority of the ECHL season, the Wranglers are finally starting to show some signs of life.
A handful of Idaho hockey fans have sued a Boise arena, saying they were duped into thinking a $7 beer contains more brew than a $4 beer.
The game between Dallas and the Columbus Blue Jackets was postponed by the NHL on Monday night after Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench during the first period.
Less than a year after graduating from Harvard with a bachelor’s degree in economics, Wranglers defenseman Brendan Rempel is dealing with the economic challenge of living on about $550 per week, the average ECHL salary.
The Wranglers erased deficits of 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 before succumbing to Idaho on Friday night in a 5-3 ECHL loss before 4,564 at Orleans Arena.
The Las Vegas Wranglers may not be able to use their spidey-sense to win their game this weekend, but they can at least play superheroes for the day.