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Here are the leading searches and views for Friday, August 18, 2017

#1 FRANK SALCIDO, HEAD COACH, AA VEGAS GOLDEN JR KNIGHTS 16U; #2 THE VEGAS 100;; #3 GAGE QUINNEY TO AHL WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON; #4 EDDIE SAMUELS MY GREATEST GOALS; #5 TRYOUTS FOR WSHL LAS VEGAS STORM; #6 ZACH POCHIRO TO ECHL ALLEN AMERICANS; #7 BRYCE REDDICK TO CARDIFF DEVILS; #8 CORY WARD RETURNING TO ECHL MANCHESTER MONARCHS; #9 AAA DEFENSEMAN OF THE YEAR STEVEN AVALONE TO AAA ARIZONA BOBCATS 18U; #10 CHRIS FRANCIS, ECHL QUAD CITY MALLARDS; #10 ROB PALLIN – HIS EARLY YEARS WITH THE AA LAS VEGAS MUSTANGS

#11 BRENDAN HARRIS, BEMIDJI STATE; #12 JIMMY SAMUELS BACK TO KU; #13 ANTHONY GREENER TEN QUESTIONS; #14 JAKE MCKENNA #15 MICHAEL CICHY, U.S. PREMIER LEAGUE WISCONSIN MUSKIES; #16 JAKE MCKENNA; #17 RICHIE CROSSLEY; #18 VINCENT DEKUMBIS; #19 FLASHBACK 2004 – THE LAST SKATE AT THE SANTA FE STATION ICE ARENA; #20 JUST IN TIME FOR 2017 CHRISTMAS – THE UNSTOPPABLE JOHNNIE GOLD

Friday Rinkboard Notebook – Frank Salcido, head coach of the AA Vegas Jr Knights 16u, is leader of the pack today….Spencer Poscente of Las Vegas getting a lot of searches this week…..The 2004 Flashback Story The Last Skate at the Santa Fe Stations Ice Arena is read here every day…. Gunnar Roksvold is a goalie who can do beautiful hockey artwork. He is doing artwork on Johnnie Gold who is the “unstoppable force” of our annual Christmas Story which will be released Thanksgiving Eve exclusively on Vegashockey.net…..Looking for the whereabouts of Colorado skater Tanner Nobles who years ago played for AAA Vail Avalanche bantam team. His father Bill was a team manager.

AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Sign Goal Scorer Gage Quinney of Las Vegas

PENGUINS SIGN GAGE QUINNEY

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have signed forward Gage Quinney to an American Hockey League contract for the 2017-18 season.

Quinney spent his first season as a pro last year playing for the Penguins’ ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers, where he notched 44 points (18G-26A) in 45 games. He earned his first career point in Wheeling’s second game of the season on Oct. 20 against Reading, and netted his first pro goal two games later on Oct. 28 at Kalamazoo. He scored his first career hat trick on Mar. 15 at Elmira.

Quinney recorded three or more points on five different occasions, tied with Nick Sorkin for the most on the Nailers.

The Las Vegas, Nevada native played three seasons in the Western Hockey League before turning pro. He earned 119 points (53G-66A) in 182 games with the Prince Albert Raiders, Kelowna Rockets and Kamloops Blazers. Quinney was also a member of the 2014-15 Kelowna squad that captured the Ed Chynoweth Cup as WHL champions.

Quinney and the Penguins will open their next season on Oct. 7 against the Charlotte Checkers at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Season ticket packages for the 2017-18 season of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey, including full season, 22-game, 12-game and Flexbook plans, are available by contacting the Penguins directly at (570) 208-7367.

Las Vegas Goalie Luke Fundator to AAA Arizona Bobcats Program

Monday, August 8, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Phoenix – Luke Fundator, a top young goalie in Las Vegas, will play for the AAA Arizona Bobcats 15u this fall it was announced today. Luke was the top goalie last winter for the Wally Lacroix-coached AA Las Vegas Storm 16u team. The Bobcats practice and play home games at the Arcadia Ice Rink in Phoenix.  Luke will be with the Bobcats beginning August 13.

Tryouts for WSHL Las Vegas Storm on August 25-27

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Las Vegas –  Tryouts for the WSHL Las Vegas Storm will be at the Las Vegas Ice Center on August 25-27. Players should register at lvstorm.com – go the Team tab and look for Main Camp which includes an on-line registration form.

The tryouts begin Friday, August 25 at 6 pm and continue through the weekend at the Ice Center.

Gabe Gauthier is the GM/Head coach of the Storm.

Breaking News – WSHL Las Vegas Storm Opens Season on Home Ice – Thursday, Sept. 28

Friday, August 4, 2017

By Lee Samuels

The WSHL released its game schedule and it includes the season-opening weekend for the hometown WSHL Las Vegas Storm. The Storm, coached by Gabe Gauthier, will open a three-game weekend against rival WSHL Ontario Avalanche on Thursday, September 28, 7 pm, at the Las Vegas Ice Center on Flamingo Avenue.

The two teams will play again that week on Friday, 6 pm, and Saturday, 6 pm.

Last winter Ontario went 33-17-2 during the regular season. Las Vegas was 25-22-5 while setting team records for goal scoring.

The first WSHL game of the season is on Thursday, Sept. 21 when the WSHL Arizona Hawks take on the WSHL Valencia Flyers at the Valenica Ice Station.

Jasper Fitzi Update

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Special to Vegashockey.net

Jasper Fitz, a hard working forward for the Gabe Gauthier-coached WSHL Las Vegas Storm last winter, has signed with EHC Frauenfeld in SwissDiv1. Jasper played in 44 games for Las Vegas and had 8 goals, 14 assists. He is 19, 5’11, 176 and is from Switzerland.