Thursday, February 2, 2017

Flagstaff, Arizona – Jake Saxe scored three times for the UNLV Rebels in a 6-3 road loss to Northern Arizona University (NAU) here at the Jay Lively Arena.  NAU led 2-0 going into the second period, added a goal to make it 3-0 when Saxe scored his first of three goals. 

Game two of this series will be here on Friday evening.

UNLV scoring

UNLV – Jake Saxe (Dion Antisin, Bas Assaf assists)

UNLV – Jake Saxe (Niklas Giers)

UNLV – Jake Saxe (Dion Antisin, Bas Assaf)

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Also on Thursday Evening ….

Cincinnati – Gage Quinney of Las Vegas had 2 assists for the ECHL Wheeling Nailers in a 4-3 OT loss to the Cincinnati Cyclones. The crowd was 2360 at the US Bank Arena. Gage this season has 7 goals, 20 assists for 27 points

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JIMMY SAMUELS OF LAS VEGAS TO COACH THIS WEEKEND

Jimmy Samuels, the new GM of the ACHA D3 Kansas University hockey team, of Las Vegas will be on the bench coaching when the JayHawks take on South Dakota State this weekend.

“We will leave Friday morning and drive six hours or so,” Jimmy said.

The games on Friday and Saturday nights will be at the Larson Ice Center in Brookings, South Dakota. Kansas University is 13-3-0 this season.