Preseason Game #1: Tucson at Ontario
By: Alex Kinkopf
September 29, 2017 1:27 PM
TUCSON ROADRUNNERS 3, ONTARIO REIGN 5
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PRESEASON GAME #1
Tucson (/-/-/-/) at Ontario (/-/-/-/)
Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m. PST
Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, California
(Feed Courtesy: Ontario Reign Facebook Page)
SOG - TUC 26; ONT 22
PP – TUC 1/8; ONT 3/9
1) ONT PPG - Sean Walker (Andrew Crescenzi, Brett Sutter) 13:44
2) TUC - Jens Looke (Dennis Kravchenko, Artur Tyanulin) 16:28
3) TUC - Jalen Smereck (Jens Looke) 10:35
4) ONT - Matt Luff (Sean Walker) 13:16
5) ONT PPG - T.J. Hensick (Michael Mersch, Kevin Gravel) 17:27
6) ONT - T.J. Hensick (Spencer Watson, Michael Mersch) 0:30
7) TUC PPG - Ryan MacInnis (Kyle Capobianco, Kyle Wood) 7:46
8) ONT PPG - Matt Luff (Andrew Crescenzi, Stepan Falkovsky) 19:22
Michael Bunting (27) - Ryan MacInnis (72) - Nick Merkley (38)
Ryan Graham (25) - Tyler Gaudet (10) - Conor Garland (8)
Gabriel Desjardins (15) - Scott Allen (29) - Jens Looke (24)
Trevor Cheek (39) - Dennis Kravchenko (21) - Artur Tyanulin (13)
Kyle Capobianco (23) - Kyle Wood (3)
Cody Sol (11) - Joel Hanley (44)
Ryan Culkin (17) - Jalen Smereck (5)
Adin Hill (33)
Michael Houser (32)
- Tyler Gaudet, Joel Hanley, and Kyle Wood will serve as the team's three Alternate Captains.
- Adin Hill leads the team onto the ice for warm-ups. He started four games for the Roadrunners at Citizens Business Bank Arena last season, posting a 1-3-0 record.
- Starting Lineup for Tucson: LW Michael Bunting, C Ryan MacInnis, RW Nick Merkley, D Kyle Capobianco, D Kyle Wood
- Jens Looke buries a gorgeous feed from Dennis Kravchenko with 3:32 left in the first period to register the Roadrunners' first goal of the preseason and tie the game 1-1.
- Jalen Smereck fires a wrist shot from the right point through traffic to give the Roadrunners a 2-1 lead with 9:25 left to play in the second period.
- Ryan Macinnis registers a power play goal midway through the third period to cut the Roadrunners' deficit to one.
- Jens Looke finishes the night with two points (1G, 1A), the most for anyone on the Roadrunners roster.
- Adin Hill finished the night with 17 saves made on 22 shots faced.