Saturday’s fireworks began in the morning hours with the announcement of NHL All-Star Darcy Kuemper being assigned to Tucson on a conditioning loan.
Each July when the American Hockey League schedule is released something that most Roadrunners fans have become accustomed to looking for is where the annual mid-February “Gem Show Road Trip” will take the club over their roughly two weeks away from Southern Arizona.
The annual Gem Show Road Trip kicked off this week with a tour of California, three games in four nights in three different buildings.
Don’t fall victim to the team’s success though, if someone had made mention to the roster and the fans alike that the club would have 28 wins in 42 games prior to the season’s start, likely everyone would be pleased.
TUCSON, Ariz. – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that OneAZ Credit Union will be the presenting partner of the Roadrunners Youth Jersey Giveaway Night on Saturday, February 22.
Any time your organization, city on a national level, it’s an exciting moment and such was the case over the weekend for Jay Varady, Brayden Burke and Kyle Capobianco at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic.
All-star additions, transactions, season debuts and more. It was another wild week for the league’s best Tucson Roadrunners.
In a week filled with transactions galore and a waiting game regarding goaltending situation, the Roadrunners ended a seven-day stretch on a high, revealing a tremendous story en route to another week atop the American Hockey League standings.
Wrapping up their longest home stand of the season, the Roadrunners put a cap on their seven-game stint at Tucson Arena with five out of six possible points earned this week.
The Roadrunners historic run of eight straight wins both overall and home ice came to a close following the holiday break, yet there were still positives aplenty for the club over the past seven days.