Roberto Luongo and the rest of the Florida Panthers held off the Washington Capitals just enough to earn a 2-1 victory that was finally settled in a record-breaking, 20-round shootout on Tuesday night.
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At Orleans Arena, the reeling Wranglers rallied for four goals in the third period, but they weren’t enough to offset Kyle Kraemer’s five-goal night for the ECHL Western Conference-leading Reign.
Do you own or manage a building in Las Vegas that can hold a hockey rink and at least 2,500 seats?
The Wranglers, who over 11 seasons have become something of a staple on the local sports scene, will become unstapled from Orleans Arena at the end of the season.
Adam Huxley scored 16 seconds into the game Tuesday to give the Wranglers a quick lead, but Las Vegas was shut out the rest of the way in a 3-1 ECHL loss to the Utah Grizzlies at West Valley City, Utah.
The Wranglers fell behind 3-0 for the second straight night en route to a 5-2 loss to the Idaho Steelheads before a crowd of 4,207 at Orleans Arena on Friday night.
The Wranglers (8-14-3, 19 points) fell behind 3-0 and couldn’t recover in a 4-3 road loss to Bakersfield (10-15-1, 21).
A hockey referee arms himself with a GoPro camera and a mic, then hits the ice with this warning, “This could get stupid.”
The Wranglers suffered a stunning 5-4 ECHL overtime loss to the Ontario (Calif.) Reign early Tuesday morning in their 11th annual midnight game before a fun-loving crowd of 3,823 at the Orleans Arena.
Kevin Ulanski scored a power-play goal 2:17 into overtime to give the Colorado Eagles a 4-3 ECHL victory over the Wranglers on Saturday. Adam Hughesman scored twice and Chad Nehring once for Las Vegas (8-13-2).
The Wranglers loaned defenseman Jeff May to the American Hockey League’s Texas Stars on Friday.
The Las Vegas Wranglers opened a three-game road series against the Colorado Eagles with a 4-3 shootout victory on Wednesday night.
Matt Tassone and Eddie DelGrosso scored consecutive third-period goals for the Wranglers, but San Francisco countered with two goals in the final 78 seconds to punctuate a 6-2 victory over Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon at the Orleans Arena.
The Wranglers ECHL game at Bakersfield on Saturday night was postponed because of travel conditions that prevented the Wranglers from reaching the game.
Geoff Irwin scored his seventh goal of the season 28 seconds into the third period to lift the Wranglers to a 3-1 victory over the Bakersfield Condors on Friday night at Orleans Arena.
The Las Vegas Wranglers acquired center John Armstrong in a trade with the Kalamazoo Wings and re-signed free agent forward Phillip Ischi.
Mitch O’Keefe stopped five of seven shots in the shootout and four players scored shootout goals for the Wranglers en route to a 4-3 shootout win over Idaho on Friday night in Boise.
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.
Ray Sawada scored at 2:09 of overtime Friday night to give the Colorado Eagles (8-3-2) a 4-3 victory over the Wranglers (5-9-1), who scored three straight goals to erase an early 2-0 deficit at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland, Colo.
The Las Vegas Wranglers built a 5-1 third-period lead, then held off a late rally by Colorado to defeat the Eagles, 5-3, Wednesday in Loveland, Colo., to snap a two-game losing streak.
The Wranglers forward scored 19 goals and 48 points in 2011-12 for Ontario (Calif.) of the ECHL before taking last season off to explore a business venture.
FORT WAYNE LAS VEGAS
So much for the Wranglers’ strong start.