The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Cincinnati Cyclones 1-0 in Game Two of the Kelly Cup Finals on Sunday night in front of 6,897 fans at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati.
Las Vegas goalie and Calgary Flames prospect Kevin Lalande made 27 saves for his second professional shutout as the Wranglers tied the Kelly Cup Finals series 1-1.
Center Adam Miller broke a scoreless tie that lasted 55:40, scoring his fourth goal of the playoffs with 4:20 remaining in the contest for the 1-0 win.
The series will now shift to the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas for Game 3 at 7:05 PM on Thursday night.
The two teams skated to a scoreless tie through two periods of play. Center Adam Miller scored with 4:20 remaining in the game. Defenseman Jason Krischuk held the puck in at the right point then played the puck to Miller in the high-slot. The rookie center Miller fired a wrist shot past Cincinnati goalie Cedrik Desjardins.
The next three games of the series are in Las Vegas, an affiliate team of the Flames in the East Coast Hockey League.
Forwards Adam Cracknell and Aki Seitsonen, two more Calgary prospects, are also playing for the Wranglers. Ryan Donally, another Flames prospect, is sidelined with a high ankle sprain suffered int he first round of the playoffs.