HEAD COACH GABE GAUTHIER

Gabe Gauthier

Gabe Gauthier’s impressive playing career includes: (i) three seasons with the Chilliwack Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League, starting at the age of 15, where he accumulated 235 points; (ii) four seasons at the University of Denver (67 goals and 88 assists, while leading the Pioneers to two consecutive national championships) where he was awarded a plethora of team, community and NCAA awards; and (iii) four seasons within the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings organization where he contributed 179 points for their American Hockey League affiliate Manchester Monarchs (and was named the team “Man of the Year” in 2007) as well as earning a handful of call-ups to play with the hometown Kings. Growing up in Southern California, Gabe also played a number of seasons under current WSHL Commissioner Ron White.
 
ASSISTANT COACHES

Jeff May

Jeff May was born in Richmond, BC and started his hockey career at age 14 when he was drafted to the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL.  After 5 years in the WHL, May was drafted to the Detroit Red Wings in the 2005 NHL Draft, as the 151st overall pick.  Jeff started his 8-year long professional career with a short stint for the ECHL’s Las Vegas Wranglers before signing a 2-year entry level contract with the NHL’s Phoenix Coyotes and joining the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage where he played for 2 seasons. After bouncing around the ECHL & AHL for a couple more seasons, Jeff decided to head overseas and play hockey in Angers, France.  Here he played for the French Cup in Bercy and made 1st team All-star as a defenseman. 

 

 

 

 
 

Evan Zucker

Coach Evan Zucker and his brothers are among Las Vegas most elite home grown hockey talents playing both Roller and Ice Hockey at the highest levels.  While he started in Roller, in his first year of Ice Hockey at 12 years old Evan was scouted by the Spokane Washington Bantam AAA War Horses and asked to join them for the following year.  Coach Zucker played AAA Ice Hockey for the next few years with great success and is still tied for 2nd in Nevada history for the most Midget AAA/AA goals in a season with and incredible 63 in 05/06 before being forced to end his Ice career early due to shoulder injuries.  Coach Zucker is the only Las Vegan to win the North American Roller Hockey Championships (NARCh) Gold Medal and was voted Las Vegas best “Pure Scorer” on Vegashockey.com.  Evan’s Brother Jason played for Team USA and is now in the Minnesota Wild organization of the NHL.