Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

The Tucson Roadrunners returned home after a four game road trip to take on the San Diego Gulls and San Jose Barracuda. With goaltender Hunter Miska being recalled by the Coyotes and Adin Hill still out with injury, Merrick Madsen got the start in net Wednesday night against the Gulls. After a scoreless first, Tucson … Continue reading Roadrunners sweep homestand, move into first place

IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

After Friday night's overtime win over Rockford, the Roadrunners looked to carry that momentum and stay unbeaten in regulation. Things picked up where they left off for Tucson as a little over five minutes into the first period, Jens Looke gave the Roadrunners a 1-0 lead on the power play with his third goal of … Continue reading IceHogs 5, Roadrunners 3: Tucson’s first regulation loss

Trade Impact: Coyotes Acquire Galchenyuk

The Arizona Coyotes acquired forward Alex Galchenyuk from the Montreal Canadiens Friday afternoon in exchange for Max Domi. With trade rumours swirling for the past few seasons, it appeared it was only a matter of time before the Canadiens moved Galchenyuk. A change of scenery is likely to benefit both players involved. Galchenyuk, the 2012 third … Continue reading Trade Impact: Coyotes Acquire Galchenyuk

Roadrunners Spilt Series with Griffins, Clinch Home Ice for First Round

After clinching a Calder Cup Playoff berth last Saturday in Iowa, the Roadrunners returned to Tucson for a weekend set with the Grand Rapids Griffins and a chance to lock up home-ice and the Pacific division. After a scoreless first period, Lawson Crouse got Tucson on the board midway through the second Friday evening, extending … Continue reading Roadrunners Spilt Series with Griffins, Clinch Home Ice for First Round

Roadrunners, Barracuda Split Midweek Series

After a successful California road trip, the Roadrunners took three of four points from the Barracuda in their midweek set. Tucson got out to a 1-0 lead midway through the first period Tuesday night with a goal from Conor Garland, playing in his 100th career AHL game. Lane Peterson added to the Roadrunners' lead, making … Continue reading Roadrunners, Barracuda Split Midweek Series

Preds Clinch Playoff Birth

The Nashville Predators became the first team in the league to secure their spot in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the Avalanche. Nashville has now made the playoffs four straight seasons and 11 times in the franchise's 19 year-history. Nashville got out to a 1-0 lead late in … Continue reading Preds Clinch Playoff Birth

Roadrunners Split Home Stand

The Tucson Roadrunners returned home after a lengthy road trip to take on the Bakersfield Condors and San Antonio Rampage, going 2-1-1-0 and earning their 28th and 29th wins of the season. Tucson has already matched their win total from last season (29) with 19 games remaining. After falling behind 2-0 early Saturday night against … Continue reading Roadrunners Split Home Stand