From left to right: Landon Pavlisin, Zach Wickson, and Robert McCollum after the championship game in the World Cup of University Hockey.

Skatin’ Rebels in the World Cup of University Hockey

By Kayla Faasse UNLV Hockey shipped off three players to a small town in Romania to participate in the World Cup of University Hockey. The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) compiled two teams to compete in the tournament: Team USA and Team Canada. The tournament took place from April 14-19. Head coach Mike Petrusma, from […]

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The 2022-23 Rebel Hockey season in rewind

By Kayla Faasse Building off a program-best, the Skatin’ Rebels continued to make program history during the 2022-23 season. To kick off the new year, UNLV signed 10 players to its 32-man roster with four forwards, five defensemen, and one goaltender. The group of newcomers would pay off as a great investment for the Rebels […]

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Hunter Muzzillo skates down the ice with the puck during the Jan. 27, 2023 matchup against Oklahoma. The Rebels went on to shutout the Sooners 5-0. Photo by RJ Forbus

Skatin’ Rebel Hunter Muzzillo set to return

By Kayla Faasse The UNLV Hockey team captain Hunter Muzzillo returns to City National Arena for the 2023-24 season with the Skatin’ Rebels. The 6-foot defenseman appeared in 24 games this past season, tallying two goals and five assists. Throughout his four years, he has racked up a total of 95 games with 50 points. […]

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Rebels fend off GVSU Lakers for 4-3 OT winner

Kayla Faasse UNLV faced off against the Grand Valley State Lakers in its first game of the ACHA National Tournament and rallied from a two-goal deficit to win 4-3 in overtime. Between the pipes, Landon Pavlisin made his 17th appearance for the Rebels while Devin Naidow made his 32nd appearance in net for the Lakers, […]

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Forward Jaedin Ness finds his role with Skatin’ Rebels

Kayla Faasse The tightly packed crowd at City National Arena was filled with screaming fans and parents cheering on their stars dressed in white sweaters with red lettering. After putting on all his hockey gear, Jaedin Ness took in one final breath as he pulled on his UNLV jersey in the locker room. It was […]

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Brendan Manning looks to leave final impression on UNLV

Kayla Faasse Since his freshman year, Brendan Manning has listened to Rebel Hockey Assistant Coach Nick Robone repeat the phrase, “Leave the program better than you found it.” It’s what he is hoping to do as he prepares to say farewell to the UNLV Hockey program. Manning, a three-year starting forward has totaled 50 points […]

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Paxton Malone prepares to say farewell to UNLV hockey

 Kayla Faasse After 116 games played and 5 years spent in the scarlet and gray uniform, forward Paxton Malone is set to say his farewells to the Skatin’ Rebels in a few weeks. At only 2-years-old, Malone’s parents put skates on him as he began rollerskating around the house on carpet and taking ice skating […]

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UNLV hosts GCU for final home series of 2022-23 season

Kayla Faasse  To close out the regular season of 2022-23, UNLV hosts the Grand Canyon Lopes at City National Arena for its final home series. The Rebels enter the weekend as the No. 2 team in the ACHA, repping a 22-3-1 record. UNLV split the series last weekend against ASU, losing in overtime (5-4) the […]

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