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

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

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

Roadrunners Recap: Roadrunners 5, Gulls 3

The Tucson RoadrunnersĀ returned home Monday night to face off against the San Diego Gulls again, who they defeated 4-2 Saturday in San Diego. Halfway through the first the Gulls got out to a 1-0 lead with a goal from Giovanni Fiore just as their power play expired. With 30 seconds remaining in the first, Dylan … Continue reading Roadrunners Recap: Roadrunners 5, Gulls 3

Roadrunners Recap: Reign 4, Roadrunners 2

The Roadrunners were unable to pull off a comeback against the Ontario Reign on Sunday night for their teddy bear toss game. They lost in regulation for only the fourth time this season. Early in the first period, Ontario got out to a 2-0 lead Tucson with goals from Michael Mersh and Justin Auger. Kyle … Continue reading Roadrunners Recap: Reign 4, Roadrunners 2