Las Vegas – John Moeller scored three times as the #23 ranked UNLV Rebels took apart and crushed #3 ranked Minot State 6-3 in an all out shocker here Sunday at the City National Arena.

Rebels coach Anthony Greener said “…this honestly was a great team win.

“Our players all brought it in for a good portion of the game. We slipped up a bit from the 10 minute mark in the second period but we brought it back in and we got to work.

“We had great zone coverage.

“Took care of the puck in the defensive zone.

“Got pucks behind their end and capitalized on our scoring chances.

“Great team win.”

John Moeller scored 3 goals for the Rebels.  

UNLV’s premier goalie David Anderson came as a sub for Dorian Laganiere who got a penalty while in the crease and had to leave the game in the first period.

Moeller, quoted on UNLV Rebels Hockey Twitter, said after the game  …”we are a skilled team with a lot of talented guys.

“It all revolves around speed, work ethic and being hard to play against.”


Here is an outline how the game went down…


Start of Game
UNLV goal – John Moeller from Eric Williams seconds into the game

UNLV goal – Jared Turcotte from Malone and Murillo

UNLV’s Jake Saxe scores to take 3-0 lead then Minot scored two powerplay goals

UNLV goal – Jared Erickson goal – UNLV leads 4-2

Minot scores – UNLV now leads 4-3

End of second period

3rd period underway

UNLV scores – John Moeller from Nick Flanders and Daniel Fisher

2:10 to play – Minot empty net

UNLV leads 5-3

John Moeller empty net goal – UNLV finishes off a crushing 6-3 victory over number 3 ranked Minot State


Sunday, January 12, 2020

Las Vegas – The Anthony Greener-coached UNLV Rebels get one more opportunity against #3-ranked power Minot State of North Dakota here Sunday at City National Arena. Game time is 12:30 pm. There are family discount packages at the door for this game. The Rebels are coming off a big 7-2 win over Grand Valley University.


On Saturday here #3 ranked Minot State beat Grand Valley University 8-1 at City National Arena.</strong