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

Calder Trophy Race Coming Down To Barzal vs. Boeser

With a little over half of the 2017-18 season played, the Calder Trophy race appears to be shaping into a two-man race between Islanders center Mathew Barzal and Canucks winger Brock Boeser. Mathew Barzal  Barzal was drafted 16th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2015 NHL entry draft and spent the last four … Continue reading Calder Trophy Race Coming Down To Barzal vs. Boeser

Roadrunners Recap: Roadrunners 5, Gulls 3

The Tucson Roadrunners 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

Vegas’ Impressive First Half

Through their first 41 games, the Vegas Golden Knights have greatly exceeded expectations. Entering their bye week, they find themselves sitting in first place in the Pacific division and second overall in league standings behind only the Tampa Bay Lightning. Despite preseason predictions and goaltending that was plagued with injury, at the halfway point in their … Continue reading Vegas’ Impressive First Half