The Las Vegas Wranglers announced today that left wing Kelly Czuy has been recalled by the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. Las Vegas will play in Bakersfield on Wednesday night at Rabobank Arena at 7:00 pm (PST).
Czuy was sent to Las Vegas on December 19th for a conditioning assignment from Springfield. The left wing played in nine games with Las Vegas this season, scoring one goal and adding five assists for six points. The 26-year old is in his third full season of pro hockey after spending the last two years with Las Vegas. Czuy suffered an injury in Game Six of the 2008 Kelly Cup Finals in Cincinnati and did not play this season until he arrived in Las Vegas. In three seasons with the Wranglers, Czuy has 23 goals and 26 assists for 49 points in 103 games played. The Edmonton, AB native scored seven goals and added ten assists for 17 points in 21 Kelly Cup playoff games in 2008. Czuy returns to the AHL where he had three assists in 11 games with the Iowa Stars in 2006-07.
Las Vegas will play in Bakersfield on Wednesday night at 7:00 pm and in Stockton on Friday night at 7:30 PM. The Wranglers will return home to host Victoria starting Friday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM. The Salmon Kings will stay in town for games on Saturday, January 24th at 7:30 PM and Sunday, January 25th at 2:05 PM. Blue Man Group will perform at the game on Saturday the 24th. Las Vegas will host “Prison Uniform Night” on Friday, January 30th against Bakersfield.
2008-09 season seat packages are on sale now at (702) 471-PUCK. The Wranglers play all 36 regular season home games at the Orleans Arena, located at the Orleans Hotel and Casino at 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue. Individual game tickets are on sale now at (702) 284-7777.