The Las Vegas Wranglers were upset 3-0 by the Utah Grizzlies last night, leaving the team up a win for a 2-1 home record at the start of the 2011-12 season.
The game was scoreless for only 3:43 minutes when Grizzlies center Mitch Wahl scored early on a power play and brought Utah up 1-0 in the first with an assist from defenseman Ryan Turek. With :49 seconds left in the period, left wing Jeff LoVecchio notched another goal for the Grizzlies with an assist from center Justin Dowling, giving them a two-point lead.
Midway into the second period, Wahl scored his second goal of the night for Utah at the 7:35 mark. Wranglers goaltender Joe Fallon was able to stop the Grizzlies for the remainder of the game, securing 20 saves over 23 shots and leaving the final score 3-0 in favor of Utah.
The Wranglers face off against the Colorado Eagles on Thursday, Oct. 27, and Friday, Oct. 28, with puck drops at 7:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. The full box score for tonight’s game can be found here.
The Las Vegas Wranglers 2011-12 season seat packages, starting at $30, are on sale now at (702) 471-PUCK. Individual tickets to Wranglers games are available by phone at (702) 284-7777, and can be purchased in person at the Orleans Showroom or online at www.orleansarena.com. The Wranglers play all 36 regular season home games at the Orleans Arena, located next to the Orleans Hotel and Casino at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. www.lasvegaswranglers.com