National Conference Champs Start Cup Run With Stockton This Friday

Las Vegas Wranglers

April 7, 2008 - ECHL (ECHL) - Las Vegas Wranglers

News Release

Las Vegas, NV - The Las Vegas Wranglers ® announced today the team\'s 2008 Kelly Cup Playoff Roster.

ECHL rules state that a team may hold up to 23 players on its playoff rosters, including 20 active players. A team may hold an emergency back up goaltender without having that player count on the roster. Defensemen Jason Jozsa, Gerry Burke and Tyson Strachan all remain in the American Hockey League. Forwards Ryan Donally and Curtis Fraser also remain in the AHL. Center Chris Ferraro will start the playoffs on the injured reserve list.

2008 Las Vegas Wranglers Kelly Cup Playoff Roster:

3 - D - Gerry Burke 19 - F - Bruce Mulherin 35 - EMG - Tyler Sims

4 - D - Jason Jozsa 21 - C - Brandon Kaleniecki 38 - G - Kevin Lalande

7 - D - Sean Owens 23- RW - Adam Cracknell 56 - G - Daniel Manzato

8 - D - Jason Dest 26- LW - Shawn Limpright

9 - D - Mike Madill 27 - LW - Marco Peluso

10- D - Jason Krischuk 33 - D - Tyson Strachan

13- C - Chris Ferraro 43 - LW - Ryan Donally

14 - C - Tyler Mosienko 44 - C - Curtis Fraser

16- LW - Kelly Czuy 57 - D - Aaron Power

17 - RW - Peter Ferraro 81 - C - Adam Miller

18- C - Aki Seitsonen

The Wranglers will play the Stockton Thunder in a best-of-seven series starting with Game One on Friday, April 11th at the Orleans Arena at 7:05 pm. Game Two of the series will be on Saturday, April 12th at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena. The series shifts to Stockton, CA for Games Three, Four, and Five. Game Three is on Sunday, April 13th at 6:00 pm at the Stockton Arena. After a four-day layoff, the series will resume in Stockton with Game Four on Friday, April 18th at 7:30 pm. If necessary, Game Five will be played on Sunday, April 20th at 4:00 pm. The series will return to the Orleans Arena for Game Six and Seven. If necessary, Game Six would start at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena on Tuesday, April 22nd. If necessary, Game Seven will be on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena.

Las Vegas Wranglers vs. Stockton Thunder - National Conference Quarter Finals (best of seven series):

Game 1: Friday, April 11th at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena

Game 2: Saturday, April 12th at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena

Game 3: Sunday, April 13th at 6:00 pm at the Stockton Arena

Game 4: Friday, April 18th at 7:30 pm at the Stockton Arena

Game 5: Sunday, April 20th at 4:00 pm at the Stockton Arena - X

Game 6: Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena - X

Game 7: Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:05 pm at the Orleans Arena - X

X= If Necessary

2008 Kelly Cup Playoff ticket packages are also available. Fans interested in purchasing playoff packages may contact the Wranglers front office at (702) 471-7825 (PUCK). 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 and the Suncoast Casino showroom box office. Tickets may be ordered by phone at (702) 284-7777.

The Wranglers play all 36 home games at the Orleans Arena, located at the Orleans Hotel and Casino at 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue. Seat packages to see the Wranglers play at the Orleans Arena for the upcoming 2008-09 season are on sale now, starting as low as $157 per seat. Call (702) 471-PUCK (7825) for more information or visit www.lasvegaswranglers.com.


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