Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Cranberry, Pa. – Gage Quinney, a 6’1, 195 forward from Las Vegas, will skate in the NHL Pittsburgh Penguins Developmental Camp this week at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex. The Penguins have invited 40 of their top prospects to skate here June 28 to July 1.

Gage, 21, last played in Las Vegas in 2012-13 for a AAA Las Vegas Storm 18u team at the Las Vegas Ice Center. He had 24 goals, 16 goals that season. He played in the WHL and was a 30 goal scorer for the Kamloops Blazers two seasons ago. Last year Gage skated for the ECHL Wheeling Nailers, an affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penquins. He had 24 goals, 16 assists.

His father is the famous Ken Quinney, a former NHL player and who is a top hockey coach here in Las Vegas. Gage’s younger brother Landon played last season for the QMJHL St. John’s Sea Dogs.

Gage has been training hard at Las Vegas ice rinks for weeks, working on his technique and acceleration with hockey coach Rob Pallin who is the head coach of HC TWK Innsbruck in Austria.