After winning 11-2 over the KC Mavs head coach Wally Lacroix of the Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u said “we moved the puck beautifully the entire game.”  

The AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u played a hard schedule all season – beating top Western teams and made a big statement here today against the KC Mavs at the US Nationals.

Las Vegas goal scorers confirmed included:

Heath Mensch 3 goals, Ian Williams 2 goals, plus goals from Mick Corrigan, Anthony Mazza, John Purdy, Tristan Toth, Jacob Underhill, JJ Williamson

Las Vegas goalies in this game were Colton Miller, Zackary Ortolano


Plano, Texas – Wally Lacroix’ AA Las Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u Team will take on the KC Mavs in Game One of the Tier 2 USA Hockey Nationals here on Thursday. The AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u practice and play home games at the SoBe Ice Arena on North Rancho Drive. The AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 14u bantam team is also in action at The Nationals.

“To win at Nationals you need team chemistry, work ethic and a high compete level. If we work on a five man unit one shift at a time we should be able to turn some heads here,” Lacroix said

His top line and other starters including the starting Vegas goalie will be announced near game time here Thursday.

“We like to rotate a lot, get everyone in our games,” Lacroix said.