Wranglers Edged By Falcons
Las Vegas, NV - The Las Vegas Wranglers were defeated by the Fresno Falcons 1-0 on Tuesday night in front of 3,827 fans at the Orleans Arena. Despite a season-high 41 saves from goalie Kevin Lalande, Las Vegas dropped back to .500 at 8-8-2. Fresno goalie Michael Ouzas stopped all 17 Las Vegas shots for the shutout and victory. Fresno's Jarrett Konkle broke a scoreless tie at 8:49 of the third period for the 1-0 win. Las Vegas will play in Phoenix at 6:05 PM (PST) at the U.S. Airways Center on Wednesday.
After a scoreless first and second period, Fresno took the 1-0 lead at 8:49 of the third period with a power-play goal. Falcons forward Jarrett Konkle finished off a cross-ice pass from Igor Gongalsky for his sixth goal of the season.
Las Vegas will embark on a five-game road trip with stops in Phoenix, Fresno and Bakersfield before returning home for the Midnight game on Monday, December 15th at 11:59 PM.
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.
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