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Wranglers visit with patients, unveil 'FANiversary' jerseys

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Wranglers goaltender Joe Fallon visits with a patient. (Danny Romero) Wranglers goaltender Joe Fallon visits with a patient. (Danny Romero)
FANiversary jerseys revealed. (Danny Romero) FANiversary jerseys revealed. (Danny Romero)
Wranglers and The Duke pose with a patient. (Danny Romero) Wranglers and The Duke pose with a patient. (Danny Romero)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Despite the brutal hits and occasional fisticuffs, it turns out the Las Vegas Wranglers' hearts could melt all of the ice at Orleans Arena.

Members of the ECHL hockey team on Thursday morning visited with kids at Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC.

Wrangles defensemen Channing Boe, Charlie Cook, Cameron Cooper, Mike Madill and Josh Godfrey, along with forwards Sean Wiles and Adam Huxley, goaltender Joe Fallon and team mascot The Duke, took photos with patients.

"Any little bit that we can do. They (players) have sore knees, sore shoulders, sore ankles, but when you see some of the things that are going on here, it definitely puts things in perspective for you. You hope that you can make them feel just a little bit better," Madill said.

The team also used the opportunity to unveil special 10th "FANniversary" jerseys, which will be auctioned off on Saturday following the 7:05 p.m. game with the Colorado Eagles at Orleans Arena. The jerseys honor 10-year season ticket holders and auction proceeds will benefit the hospital.

Tickets for the game on Saturday are just $10 and may be obtained here.

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