The Las Vegas Wranglers announced today that the team will meet the Utah Grizzlies in the third round of the 2008 Kelly Cup Playoffs starting with Game One on Monday, May 12th at 7:05 PM at the Orleans Arena.
Las Vegas Wranglers vs. Utah Grizzlies — National Conference Finals (best of seven series):
Game 1: Monday, May 12th at 7:05 pm — Orleans Arena
Game 2: Tuesday, May 13th at 7:05 pm — Orleans Arena
Game 3: at Utah — Thursday, May 15th at 6:05 pm (PDT)
Game 4: at Utah — Friday, May 16th at 6:05 pm (PDT)
*Game 5: at Utah — Sunday, May 18th at 3:00 pm (PDT)
*Game 6: Tuesday, May 20th at 7:05 pm — Orleans Arena
*Game 7: Wednesday, May 21st at 7:05 pm — Orleans Arena *If Necessary
With home-ice advantage, the National Conference regular season champions will host Games One and Two of the National Conference Finals. The series will start with four games in five nights. Game One is set for Monday, May 12th at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena, with Game Two slated for Tuesday, May 13th at 7:05 pm. The best-of-seven series then shifts to West Valley City for Games Three, Four and Five. Game Three is scheduled for Thursday, May 15th at 6:05 pm (PDT) at The E-Center in West Valley City, UT. Game Four is set for Friday, May 16th at 6:05 pm (PDT) in Utah. If necessary, Game Five would take place at the E-Center at 3:00 pm (PDT) on Sunday, May 18th. The series will shift back to Las Vegas for Games Six and Seven if needed. Game Six would be on Tuesday, May 20th at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena. Game Seven is set for Wednesday, May 21st at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena.
The Wranglers and Grizzlies meet for the first time in Kelly Cup Playoff history. The Wranglers defeated the Stockton Thunder in Six Games in the opening round. Las Vegas beat Alaska in a second round five-game series, advancing to the Conference Finals. Utah defeated the Fresno Falcons in six games of the first round and the Victoria Salmon Kings in five games of the second round. Las Vegas posted a 10-1-0 record against Utah this season and owns the all-time regular season series with a 16-5-4 mark.
2008 Kelly Cup Playoff ticket packages are now available. Fans may purchase tickets on the Wranglers team website at www.lasvegaswranglers.com or the Orleans Arena website (www.orleansarena.com. Fans may also purchase tickets at any of the following locations in the valley: Galleria Mall, Orleans Casino showroom box office, Gold Coast Casino showroom box office and the Suncoast Casino showroom box office. Tickets may be ordered by phone at (702) 284-7777.
Call (702) 471-PUCK (7825) for more information or visit www.lasvegaswranglers.com.