Wranglers Name Huxley Player-Assistant Coach
Las Vegas – The Las Vegas Wranglers and left wing Adam Huxley have agreed to terms for the 2013-14 season. Huxley will also act as a player-assistant coach to Wranglers Head Coach and General Manager Mike Madill.
“Adam has played a lot of years of pro hockey, and he earned the player-assistant coach title by being a long-time leader and helping in countless areas off the ice with his teammates and community,” said Madill. “There aren’t a lot of players in North America who can do the same job Huxley does night in and night out. Adam wants to win every time he puts that jersey on, and he is a very important part of our organization – anyone will tell you that. We are all very excited to have him return.”
Huxley, 29, has spent nine seasons in the ECHL, and four of them with the Wranglers. Since first lacing up for Las Vegas in 2004-05, the 6-foot, 200-pound left wing has picked up 18 goals, 17 assists, and 709 penalty minutes.
A native of Wainwright, Alberta, Huxley brings 31 games of American Hockey League experience to the Wranglers. In stints with the Springfield Falcons, Chicago Wolves, and Bridgeport Sound Tigers, he posted one assist and 86 penalty minutes.
The Wranglers open their eleventh season of hockey in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7:05 p.m. against the Utah Grizzlies.