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NEWS & STATS

GAME #42: Tucson at Texas

By: Alex Kinkopf
 
 
TUCSON ROADRUNNERS 2, TEXAS STARS 6
Final | 0:00 Remaining
 
 
Tucson (21-15-5-0) at Charlotte (22-20-1-2)
Saturday, February 11, 2017, 6:00 p.m. MST
H-E-B Center, Cedar Park, Texas
Referees: #90 Mike Langin
Linesmen: #30 Fred Hudy, #12 Carl Sasyn
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STARTING LINEUPS

TUCSON: G Adin Hill, D Jamie McBain, D Jarred Tinordi, LW Michael Bunting, C Tyler Gaudet, RW Eric Selleck
TEXAS: G Justin Peters, D Matt Mangene, D Justin Hache, F Gemel Smith, F Ethan Wereck, F Dustin Stevenson

STATS/SCORING
 
SOG - TUC 28; TEX 28
PP – TUC 0/4; TEX 4/7
 
FIRST PERIOD:
 
1) TEX - Travis Morin (16) (Nick Ebert, Brandon DeFazio) 10:39
2) TEX PPG - Julius Honka (6) (Travis Morin, Matej Stransky) 12:10
 
SECOND PERIOD:
 
3) TEX PPG - Nick Ebert (7) (Ethan Werek, Gemel Smith) 2:46
4) TUC - Christian Fischer (18) (Chris Mueller, Laurent Dauphin) 11:35
5) TUC - Eric Selleck (4) (Anthony Duclair, Zbynek Michalek) 19:57
 
THIRD PERIOD:
 
6) TEX PPG - Matej Stransky (17) (Travis Morin, Julius Honka) 9:12
7) TEX PPG - Gemel Smith (8) (Nick Ebert, Mattias Backman) 10:20
8) TEX - Remi Elie (7) (Jason Dickinson) 12:41
 

NOTES

Pregame:
 
- Adin Hill leads the team onto the ice for warm-ups. It will mark his 22nd start of the season and his fourth against the Stars. He is 2-0-1-0 in his three previous starts versus Texas. 
 
- Mitch Moroz is on the ice with the team and looks to be making his debut with the Roadrunners tonight. He is wearing #29.
 
- Stefan Fournier looks to be returning to the team's lineup. He has not played in a game since January 16. 
 
- Justin Peters is making his fourth consecutive start in net for the Stars.
 
- Branden Troock, Conor Garland, and Dakota Mermis look to be tonight's healthy scratches for the Roadrunners.
 
First Period:
 
- Roadrunners coming out with a heavy physical presence. Being outshot 5-1 through the first six minutes of the game, however.
 
- Hill loses his stick after making a point-blank stop, Texas takes advantage and scores on the ensuing play.
 
- Texas takes a 2-0 lead, scoring on their first power play of the evening on a point-shot through traffic.
 
- Tucson outshoots Texas 6-1 through the final seven minutes of the first, but go into the intermission trailing 2-0.
 
Second Period:
 
- Stars take a 3-0 lead, scoring on their second power play of the evening just under three minutes into the period.
 
- A combined 62 penalty minutes are assessed at the 8:21 mark of the period.
 
- Christian Fischer scores his second goal in as many nights, burying a shot from the high-slot to get the Roadrunners on the board.
 
- Eric Selleck jams home a puck amidst a scrum in Texas' crease to get the Roadrunners to within a goal with three seconds left in the period.
 
Third Period:
 
 

ROADRUNNERS LINEUP

FORWARDS:
LAURENT DAUPHIN – CHRIS MUELLER – CHRISTIAN FISCHER
BRENDAN RANFORD – MARK OLVER – ANTHONY DUCLAIR
MICHAEL BUNTING – TYLER GAUDET – ERIC SELLECK
MITCH MOROZ – RYAN MACINNIS – STEFAN FOURNIER
(BRANDEN TROOCK – CONOR GARLAND)
 
DEFENSEMEN:
JARRED TINORDI – JAMIE MCBAIN
ANTHONY DEANGELO – KYLE WOOD
BRANDON BURLONG – ZBYNEK MICHALEK
(DAKOTA MERMIS)
 
GOALTENDERS:
ADIN HILL
MAREK LANGHAMER
 

GIF HIGHLIGHTS

- Mark Olver and Brendan Ranford combine for a hit behind Texas' net early in the first period.

- Eric Selleck jams home a loose puck for the Roadrunners' second goal of the night.


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