Atherton, Straub Return To Wranglers

LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Wranglers® announced that Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League have assigned defenseman P.J. Atherton to Las Vegas while defenseman Brandon Straub has returned to the team from Quad City of the AHL and center Justin Taylor has returned from Houston of the AHL.

It was also announced that forward Matt Beaudoin has been loaned to San Antonio of the AHL and goaltender Martin Houle has been loaned to Peoria of the AHL.

The Wranglers are the ECHL affiliate of Quad City of the AHL and the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League. Former Dayton Bombers coach Jim Playfair is associate coach for Calgary while former ECHL player Jamie McLennan is the director of goaltender development for the Flames.

Team Press Release