Las Vegas, Nev. – The Las Vegas Wranglers® announced today that they have agreed to terms with defenseman Mike Madill, and he will be returning to the team for the 2011-12 season.
The 5’11, 195-pound blueliner spent the 2010-11 season with the Nippon Paper Cranes of the Asia League, where he collected five goals, 14 assists and 20 penalty minutes across 36 games. Madill also played in four playoff games, but the playoff finals were cancelled after the earthquake and tsunami disasters in Japan resulted in national emergencies. The Nippon Paper Cranes finished fourth in the Asia League.
Madill played with the Wranglers for three seasons (2007-10), and put up great numbers all three years. For his first season with the Wranglers (2007-08), Madill had four goals, 10 assists and 50 penalty minutes in 68 games, and one goal, six assists and six penalty minutes in 21 playoff games. He also played one game with the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals and two games with the AHL’s Quad City Flames.
In the 2008-09 season, Madill racked up 26 points (6g-20a) and 50 penalty minutes in 72 games played, and had four assists and 12 penalty minutes in 13 playoff games. During the 2009-10 season, he earned 34 points (5g-29a) and 26 penalty minutes across 65 games, and two assists and two penalty minutes in five games in the 2009-10 playoffs.