Home for the first time in 20 days the Roadrunners return to Tucson Arena was spoiled by a steady Bakersfield Condors club on Friday, falling 3-2.
Adin’s back, Ivan’s back, life is good. Example? Ivan going 27/28 in his first start in return Saturday in Ontario and Adin turning away 39/40 in his Tuesday night in San Diego
Following a successful month-long stint with the Arizona Coyotes, Adin Hill made his return to a Roadrunners sweater Tuesday night, stopping 39 of 40 en route to his team’s 3-1 win over the I-8 Rival San Diego Gulls at Pechanga Arena.
Concluding their series of five consecutive games away from Tucson Arena, the Roadrunners are provided with an opportunity to end the trip by making it a winning one, along with getting revenge and evening the I-8 rivalry series at two games each tonight.
Just like last Saturday the Roadrunners took a disappointing Friday evening result and bounced back in big fashion, tonight taking a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory from the Ontario Reign.
Playing their fourth game in their stint of five away from Tucson Arena tonight, the Roadrunners will look to take the “sandwich” meeting of their California trip tonight against the Ontario Reign, AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
Opening a stint of three games in five days in California, the Roadrunners were setback Friday night in San Diego, falling 4-1 to the I-8 Rival Gulls.
Winning their last game six days ago in Loveland, a win tonight would begin another streak for Tucson and an extension of their league-best winning percentage of .757.
Less than 36 hours after signing an American Hockey League tryout and just 24 hours after making his AHL debut in relief, Tyler Parks made 31 saves Saturday night, earning a win for the Tucson Roadrunners in his first American Hockey League start.
The club’s first road game since Saturday, December 15 takes them to “The Ranch” in northern Colorado, where they’ll meet the scalding AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche tonight.