Coming Soon – The Genius and the Jokers Must Be Stopped – A Hockey Adventure Story

Coming this summer – on the eve of July 4 – Las Vegas hockey coaches will combine forces to try to shut down star goal scorer The Genius and the Jokers. Whatever the Genius thinks, comes true. If he wants to score a goal he does. If he wants to change the goals on the scoreboard numbers start flashing.

Before the Vegas Summer Blast ’19 gold medal game here in town The Genius skates over to the Vegas bench and confronts Las Vegas coaches Rob Pallin and Anthony Greener.

The Genius is wearing Greener’s famous #96 Rebels jersey.

The Jokers, protectors of the Genius, are on his left and right sides.

“Do they know their ABC’s yet,” cracked Pallin speaking to the Genius about the Jokers.

“Take off my jersey,” Greener said to the Genius.

“Where’s your grandfather my dear friend,” the Genius said softly.

Greener turned and looked for his beloved Gramps over by the rack of hockey sticks on the team bench.

He was just there.

But Gramps was not there now…and neither was rink kitten Skitters.


Based on a True Story


Written by Lee Samuels and Mary Cate Zurfluh





Vincent Dekumbis Update

A few seasons ago – in 2015-16 – Vincent Dekumbis, from Fribourg, Switzerland, had an awesome unforgettable 31-goal season for the WSHL Las Vegas Storm which practiced and played home games at the Las Vegas Ice Center. He was the Storm’s very first and only WSHL All-Star player who gave it his all every shift. After playing in junior hockey Vincent is now skating for NCAA lll Lawrence University ice hockey team in Appleton, Wisconsin. In his freshman collegiate season Vincent had 7 goals, 8 assists.  — Lee

Report – Chris Francis of Las Vegas Has Re-Signed with Salle Bulls Halle in Germany for 2019-20

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Gregg Drinnan, writing in his Taking Note column in Canada, announced today that the great Las Vegas goal scorer Chris Francis has re-signed with Salle Bulls Halle of Germany/Oberliga for the 2019-20 season. Chris, in 26 games this season, had 21 goals and 38 assists for 59 points. Gregg, who covers the Western Hockey League, noted that Chris played for the WHL Portland Winterhawks before playing professional hockey. Chris unquestionably was one of the best ever goal scorers while playing youth hockey in Las Vegas. Chris, 30, had 69 goals, 123 assists in his 4 seasons with the Portland Winterhawks. In the ECHL he played four seasons with the ECHL Las Vegas Wranglers, then a season with the ECHL Alaska Aces and was captain while playing with the ECHL Quad City Mallards. 

Richie Crossley of Las Vegas Drove The Zamboni for NHL Vegas Golden Knights vs San Jose Sharks Playoff Game at T-Mobile Arena

Special to Vegas Hockey

Flash Final Score – Vegas Golden Knights 6, San Jose Sharks 3

Las Vegas – First you prep the ice until a hour before warmups “so the ice is super smooth with no ruts in it,” said Richie Crossley of Las Vegas. The premier Las Vegas defenseman in youth hockey and more recently with the Vegas Jesters, will be on the Zamboni tonight before the game and between periods of the NHL playoff game – San Jose Sharks vs Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena.

Gage Quinney of Las Vegas and AHL Chicago Wolves Will Take on Grand Rapids Griffins in Best of 5 Playoff Series

Breaking News – Gage Quinney and the AHL Chicago Wolves will take on the Grand Rapids Griffins in a Best of Five series which begins this Friday night.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Flash Final Score at All-State Arena, Rosemont, Illinois


Manitoba Moose 6, Chicago Wolves 2

//Final regular season game for Gage Quinney of Las Vegas and the AHL Chicago Wolves; Gage and Wolves will now move on to the AHL playoff games.


Saturday, April 13, 2019

Rosemont, Illinois  – Gage Quinney of Las Vegas and the AHL Chicago Wolves today beat the Manitoba Moose 4-2 before 11,102 at the All-State Arena. Gage and the Wolves will close out their regular season tomorrow – Sunday – against Manitoba and then will learn who they will play in the first round of the AHL playoffs.

Derek Sutliffe Scores Dramatically – Then Knoxville Ice Bears Score Twice to Win Playoff Series

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Flash Final Score – Knoxville Ice Bears 3, Macon Mayhem 2

Macon, Ga. – Derek Sutliffe of Las Vegas scored to give the SPHL Macon Mayhem a 2-1 lead in the third period, then the Knoxville Ice Bears scored two late game goals to win 3-2 and win a Best of Three Series, 2-0.

Derek, 27, had his greatest season in hockey with 23 goals, 15 assists, 38 points for the Macon Mayhem.

Las Vegas Goal Scorers Away From Home

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Top Las Vegas goal scorer Zach Pochiro on a power move for ECHL Allen Americans in Texas


Top Goal Scorers

34 – Zach Pochiro, ECHL Allen Americans – Texas

24 – Ash Printzen, AAA Detroit Honeybaked girls 19u

23 – Derek Sutlfife, SPHL Macon Mayhem

22 – Chris Francis, Saal Bulls Halley/Germany3

19 – Landon Quinney, MHL Yarmouth Mariners – Nova Scotia


18 – Gage Quinney, AHL Chicago Wolves

15 – Michael McNicholas, ECHL Maine Mariners

15 – Cory Ward, ECHL Manchester Monarchs

14 – Matthew Gross, AAA Phoenix Coyotes 15u

13 – Dylan Miller, ACHA D2 Lindenwood

12 – Bryce Gould, NA3HL Butte Cobras

11 – Bryce Cardiff, Cardiff Devils

11 – Brenden Fehlig, NA3HL College Station Spirit – Texas

10 – Aidan McNabb, WSHL Bellingham Blazers

8 – JoJo Heinzelman, USPHL Hartford Wolfpack 16u

8 – Anthony Rodriguez, WSHL Long Beach Bombers

7 – Vito Carlo, NA3HL Atlanta Capitals

7 – Jerrett Overland, AAA Anaheim Jr Ducks 18u

6 – Connor Brazil, Gentry Academy 

6 – Skyler Cameron, BCHL Prince George Spruce Kings

6 – Joe Sullivan, ECHL Manchester Monarchs

5 – Hunter Barto, AAA California Reign 18u

5 – Gunner Moore, NA3HL Atlanta Capitals

5 – Gabriel Testa, GMHL South Muskoka Shield – Canada

4 – Brendan Harris, NCAA Bemidji State

3 – AJ Lackas, AAA Colorado Thunderbirds 15u

3 – Daniel Ramos, NA3HL Gillette Wild – Wyoming

3 – Cameron Sylvester, USPHL Premier Hampton Roads Whalers

2 – Seth Bergeron, NAHL Jamestown Rebels

2 – Caleb Day, NA3HL Gillette Wild – Wyoming

2 – Dom Garcia, NCAA Arizona State

2 – Dylan Miller, ACHA Lindenwood

2 – Megan Myers, CWHL Worcester Blades

2 – Joey Raats, ECHL Utah Grizzlies

1 – Steven Avalone, SJHL Kindersley Klippers

1 – Erik Atchison, WHL Spokane Chiefs

1 – Brennan Blaszczak, NCAA Alaska-Fairbanks

1 – Ty Gartze, USPHL Decatur Blaze 

1 – Nicholas Bonaldi, AAA Arizona Bobcats 15u

1 – Adrian Nicholas, Briercrest College, Saskatchewan

1 – Cody Printzen, WSHL Fresno Monsters

1 – Jaiden Wild, AAA Valley Forge Minutemen 18u

0 – Spencer Poscente, ACHA Eastern Michigan

0 – Ethan VanMuyden, USPHL Elite Boston Jr Bandits 18u

0 – Hamilton Whyte, ACHA New York University


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