Las Vegas’ Gamble On
Spratt Paying Off

By Lindsay Kramer
NHL.com Correspondent

Las Vegas Wranglers coach Ryan Mougenel liked the looks of goalie Jimmy Spratt right from the very beginning.

That’s because it wasn’t long after Spratt got there in February that people started commenting how much the coach and player looked alike.

The Wranglers were on a road trip to Alaska, and the two showed up to a team dinner dressed virtually identical in jeans, a hooded sweatshirt, dress shoes and a long black overcoat. It was as good as done. Ever since, the rest of the Wranglers tagged Spratt with the nickname, “mini-Mougs.”

“I guess I can see it, a little bit,” Spratt said of the resemblance.

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