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May 1, 2009 - ECHL (ECHL) - Las Vegas Wranglers News Release

Pacific Division Plots

Las Vegas trailed heading into the third period for the first time this post season in Game 3 at Stockton. Thunder goalie Parker Van Buskirk is 5-2 in the playoffs with a 3.15 goals against average and a .904 save percentage. The Wranglers are 1-4 on the road in the playoffs with two of the losses coming in overtime. Around the ECHL - Playoff Update

The South Carolina Stingrays and the Brabham Cup Champion Florida Everblades are tied 1-1 in their series. Florida bounced back from a Game 1 loss and defeated the Stingrays 4-2 at home on Saturday night in Game 2. Game 3 is Friday night in South Carolina at 7:05 PM (EST).

The Cincinnati Cyclones scored three special teams goals in a 4-2 win at Elmira on Wednesday night. The win gives the Cyclones a three game to none lead in the best of seven series for the North Division Finals title. A club playoff record two shorthanded goals guided the way, as the Cyclones ran their road record in the postseason to a perfect 4-0. Game 4 is Friday in Elmira at 7:35 pm (EST).

Center Colin Hemingway scored twice as part of a four-goal blitz in less than six minutes as Alaska erupted for five unanswered third period goals in a 5-2 win at Victoria in front of 4,449 Wednesday at the Save-On Foods Memorial Centre. The Aces lead the best-of-seven West Division Finals 3-0 and are now one win away from a fourth trip to the conference finals in the last five years. Alaska bids for the clean sweep Friday at 7:05 pm in Victoria. Game 3 Recap

Stockton, CA - The Las Vegas Wranglers were defeated by the Stockton Thunder 5-1 in Game 3 of the Pacific Division Finals in front of 4,237 fans at the Stockton Arena on Thursday night. Stockton now leads the best of seven series 2-1. Thunder goalie Parker Van Buskirk stopped 38 shots, improving to 5-2 in the playoffs. Rookie forward Ryan Huddy scored twice and added an assist for the Thunder. Stockton forwards Craig Vallette and Garet Hunt also scored in the Thunder victory. Wranglers' defenseman Jason Dest scored the team's only goal and goalie John DeCaro suffered the loss with 30 saves on 35 Stockton shots.

Game 5 Tickets! Game "F"

Playoff Ticket Holders use Game "F" for Game 5 on Monday night. Playoff Strip Tickets may still be purchased through the Wranglers front office at 702.471.7825

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