Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely by the National Hockey League following his arrest early Monday on charges of domestic violence, the league said.
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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.
As he journeys through his first professional hockey season, Wranglers rookie goalie Travis Fullerton will encounter plenty of new places and faces. But he’s already quite familiar with one of the faces of Las Vegas’ ECHL franchise — that of coach Mike Madill.
For the second straight home game, Wranglers tough guy Adam Huxley tried to set the tone for his team by fighting Alaska defenseman B.J. Crum in the opening minute Friday night at Orleans Arena.
Setting the tone for a team that prides itself on its toughness, Wranglers enforcer Adam Huxley dropped his gloves four seconds into Las Vegas’ 11th ECHL season opener Saturday night at Orleans Arena.
Skill wasn’t enough for the Wranglers to overcome will last season, when Las Vegas lost in the first round of the playoffs for the third time in four years to eventual ECHL Western Conference champion Stockton.
On Tuesday it will have been 20 years since a guy wearing a striped shirt with orange armbands skated into the center ice faceoff circle at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City with a hockey puck in his hand.
Counting former coach Glen Gulutzan, a dozen players have suited up for the Wranglers before making their NHL debut.
New coach Mike Madill and Wranglers players will attend a free Fan Fest on Saturday at Scooter’s Pub, 6200 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Handicapper Alex Smith is a Chicago native, but he won’t be on the Blackhawks today. However, he still likes them and the Boston Bruins to win their respective divisions and meet for a rematch in the Stanley Cup Finals.
Some of the greatest athletes of all time have failed as coaches because they couldn’t handle the fact that their players couldn’t perform like they did.
When the Los Angeles Kings finally won the Stanley Cup title in 2012 — ending a 45-year drought — many fans assumed Bob Miller, the longtime “Voice of the Kings,” would retire.
There’s preseason hockey games, then there’s preseason hockey games that feel like regular-season games. Then there’s “Frozen Fury,” which feels like a playoff game.
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar doesn’t consider himself much of a gambler.
Left wing Adam Huxley will return to the Wranglers this season as a player-assistant coach. An enforcer who has spent four of his nine ECHL seasons with Las Vegas, Huxley has the franchise record for most penalty minutes in a season (294 in 2004-05) and career (709).
The Wranglers on Friday agreed to terms with defensemen Jeff May and Ben Woodley and left wing Adam Hughesman, who had 13 goals and 18 assists as a rookie last season for Las Vegas.
Their ages declare their adulthood, but a few seconds with this legendary piece of silver known as the Stanley Cup and they giggle and laugh and smile like tykes gripping their first toys.
Las Vegas gets about 40 million visitors a year, including a famous sports visitor scheduled for a whirlwind tour of less than 24 hours early next week.
The Las Vegas Wranglers announced Wednesday that center Chris Francis would return to the team for his fourth season.
The Las Vegas Wranglers extended qualifying offers to forwards Scott Campbell, Carlo Finucci, Adam Hughesman and Josh Lunden and defenseman Nolan Julseth-White.
Las Vegan Zach Pochiro was drafted in the fourth round of Sunday’s NHL Draft — the 112th pick overall — by the St. Louis Blues.