Roadrunners Announce Opening Night Roster

TUCSON, ARIZONA –The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today the club’s 26-man roster ahead of the team’s regular season opener tonight in Cedar Park against the Texas Stars.

Tonight’s contest will get underway at 5:05 p.m. AZ and can be heard on the Roadrunners flagship station Fox Sports 1450 AM or watched live on AHLTV for free.

Number            Player                          Position

3                      Jordan Gross                 Defenseman

4                      Cam Dineen                  Defenseman

5                      Robbie Russo                Defenseman

6                      Kelly Klima                     Forward

9                      Beau Bennett                Forward

10                    Nick Merkley                 Forward

11                    Kevin Hancock              Forward

17                    Tyler Steenbergen        Forward

18                    Lane Pederson              Forward

20                    Aaron Ness                    Defenseman

21                    Matteo Gennaro           Forward

24                    Hudson Fasching          Forward

25                    Jeremy Gregoire            Forward

26                    Michael Chaput             Forward

27                    Michael Bunting            Forward

30                    Erik Kallgren                  Goaltender

*32                  Antti Raanta                  Goaltender

34                    Vince Pedrie                  Defenseman

37                    Dysin Mayo                   Defenseman

41                    Brayden Burke             Forward

43                    Ryker Killins                  Defenseman

46                    Ilya Lyubuskin              Defenseman

50                    Ivan Prosvetov              Goaltender

51                    Andy Miele                    Forward

71                    Jon Martin                     Forward

76                    Nate Schnarr                Forward

* Antti Raanta currently joins the roster on a conditioning loan from the Arizona Coyotes.

Save The Date

The Roadrunners will open their fourth season of play in Southern Arizona on Friday, October 18 when the team hosts the San Antonio Rampage, AHL affiliate of the Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues at Tucson Arena.  Puck drop is set for 7:05 p.m. and ticket packages including the opening night are on sale now.