Tweet of the Day – Brendan Harris, Las Vegas – BCHL Wenatchee Wild

Tweet of the Day

Just want to say Thank You to everyone who was a part of my 4 years in junior hockey.

You guys made it so special and memorable.

The lifelong friendships I made during this are priceless.

Extremely honored to have done my junior hockey career in a Wenatchee Wild uniform.

Junior Hockey.

It’s been one unforgettable ride you put me on.

Thank you for everything.

— Brendan Harris, Las Vegas, BCHL Wenatchee Wild —

These Las Vegas Teams and Players Are Still in Action

Sunday, March 26, 2017

As we approach April these Las Vegas players and teams are still in action this season:

NHL

Jason Zucker, Minnesota Wild

 

ECHL

Kenny Brooks, Colorado Eagles

Chris Francis, Quad City Mallards

Gage Quinney, Wheeling Nailers

Ross McMullan, Wheeling Nailers

Zach Pochiro, Norfolk Admirals

Cory Ward, Manchester Monarchs

 

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Landon Quinney, Saint Johns Sea Dogs

 

NA3HL

Vito Carlo, Atlanta Capitals

Michael Cichy, Atlanta Capitals

 

U.S. Nationals in April

AA Nevada Storm 16u

AA Nevada Storm Bantams

Vito Carlo, Michael Cichy and NA3HL Atlanta Capitals to Chicago for Final 8 Games

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Vito Carlo and Michael Cichy of Las Vegas and the NA3HL Atlanta Capitals are going to The Show.

They will begin playing in the Final 8 at the NA3HL Silver Cup Championships at the Canlan Ice Arena in Romeoville, Illinois beginning this Wednesday. The arena is 45 miles west of Chicago.

Vito, Michael and Atlanta won their first two rounds in the NA3HL playoffs. The league’s Final 8 teams will round-robin 3 tournament games, then the field will be reduced to the Final 4 eliminator games.

The field of teams and schedule will be formally announced on Monday.

Season Comes to a Close for WSHL Las Vegas Storm

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Lakewood, California – The season came to a close far away from home for the WSHL Las Vegas Storm here at the Glacial Gardens Arena.

The WSHL Long Beach Bombers, regular season champions of the WSHL Western Division, won two straight games 10-0, 9-0 to win a Best of Three playoff series. It was the final game of the season tonight for the Gabe Gauthier-coached Storm which this season had many riveting games and set a team record for most wins, most goals and got their first franchise playoff wins against the Fresno Monsters last weekend.

The Storm players in the final game of the season at the Glacial Gardens included:

#1 Goalie Spencer Kozlowski

#4 – Joshua Kirk

#5 – Nick Peck

#6 – Nicholas Ondrejkovic

#8 – Tino Nummela

#9 – Jeffery Morgan

#10 – Melwin Thorsson

#13 – Jake Mckenna

#15 – Joey Allegrini

#17 – Jasper Fitzi

#18 – Amandus Laukkanen

#19 – Jean-Christophe Lachapelle

#21 – Ted Astrom

#23 – Brandon Bell

#29 – Seth Bergeron

#35 – Goalie Brooks DiMarino

#88 – Sam Sykes

#91 – Isaiah Letendre

#94 – Nikita Pintusov

 

Cory Ward 2 Goals, 1 Assist and a Star; Gage Quinney Scores Again

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Elmira, N.Y. – Cory Ward of Las Vegas scored two goals, dealt and assist and was selected the #3 Star of the Game for the ECHL Manchester Monarchs in a 7-4 road win over the Elmira Jackals. The crowd was 2462 at the First Arena. Cory has 15 goals, 19 assists this season.

Wheeling, West Virginia – Gage Quinney of Las Vegas scored the only goal for the ECHL Wheeling Nailers in a 4-1 loss to the visiting Idaho Steelheads before 3050 at the WesBanco Arena. Gage has 18 goals, 25 assists this season.

Kalamazoo, Michigan – Zach Pochiro of Las Vegas had an assist for the ECHL Norfolk Admirals in a 5-3 road loss to the Kalamazoo Wings before 2832 at the Wings Event Center. Zach this season has 4 goals, 23 assists for 27 points.

Michael Cichy Helps NA3HL Atlanta Capitals Win 4-1, Advance in Playoffs

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Richland Hills, Texas –  Michael Cichy of Las Vegas assisted on a game-closing empty-net goal to help the NA3HL Atlanta Capitals in a 4-1 win over the Texas Jr Brahmas on their home ice at the NYTex Sports Centre.  Atlanta won the Best of Three playoff series two games to none. The Texas team includes Vincent Dekumbis, a big goal scorer who last season skated for the WSHL Las Vegas Storm. Vincent had 14 goals, 33 assists this season. Atlanta meanwhile moves onto the third round of the NA3HL playoffs.

Trending Today on Vegashockey.net

Here are the leading searches and views today…Monday

#1 JASON ZUCKER; #2 ISAIAH LETENDRE, WSHL LAS VEGAS STORM; #3 GOALIE ERIK EIDISSEN, UNLV REBELS; #4 EDDIE SAMUELS MY GREATEST GOALS; #5 JOEY ALLEGRINI, WSHL LAS VEGAS STORM; #6 ROB PALLIN TEN QUESTIONS; #7 MICAH SANFORD MY GREATEST GOAL; #8 BRENDAN HARRIS, BCHL WENATCHEE WILD; #9 BEAU RICKETTS TEN QUESTIONS; #10 ASHLEY PRINTZEN; #11 THE VEGAS CONNECTION – VITO CARLO, MICHAEL CICHY – NA3HL ATLANTA CAPITALS; #12 GOALIE LUKE FUNDATOR, AA NEVADA STORM 16U; #13 HUNTER BARTO; #14 LA COACH JACK BOWKUS; #15 RICHIE CROSSLEY; #16 FOR CHASE SMITH AND THE YUMA BLAZE IT’S MORE THAN JUST A GAME

Jason Zucker of Las Vegas and the NHL Minnesota Wild has been the leader of the pack here for over three months…..The two WSHL Storm players charted here – Isaiah Letendre, Joey Allegrini – are very popular players in town. The season ended for the Storm on Saturday night at the Glacial Gardens in Lakewood, Ca…..Vito Carlo, Michael Cichy and the NA3HL Atlanta Capitals are moving on to the third round of playoffs in that league….AAA LA Kings 16u coach Jack Bowkus was recently in Las Vegas for the Pacific District Regionals. He has been coaching youth hockey for 22 seasons.

Saturday Playoff Action

Saturday, March 25, 2017

There is big, important playoff action tonight involving a number of top Las Vegas players:

//The WSHL Las Vegas Storm must win tonight against WSHL Western Division champion Long Beach Bombers to keep its season going. Long Beach leads the Best of Three 1-0. This is the best Storm team constructed by GM/Head coach Gabe Gauthier. The game will be at the historic Glacial Gardens in Lakewood, Ca. 5 pm.

//The NA3HL Atlanta Capitals with The Las Vegas Connection of Michael Cichy and Vito Carlo can close out the Texas Jr Brahmas tonight in Richland Hills, Texas. Atlanta won Game One of a Best of Three 4-3 in OT on Friday. The Texas team includes big goal scorer Vincent Dekumbis who played last season with the WSHL Las Vegas Storm.

//Landon Quinney of Las Vegas and the QMJHL Saint Johns Seadogs play Game Two in a Best of Seven against Rimouski Oceanic tonight in New Brunswick. The Seadogs won Game One 9-2 on Friday evening.

//The season is over for a top Las Vegas defenseman Eric Williams, captain of the WSHL Ontario Avalanche who lost 7-6 in a Double OT game to the WSHL Valencia Flyers who won the Best of Three, two games to none. Eric had two assists in the riveting Friday night game at the Ice Station in Valencia, Ca.  Eric, a team leader, had an awesome season and plans to play on the collegiate level this coming fall.