Season Opening Roster, Notes

Let’s Go Tucson

The Tucson Roadrunners have announced that “Let’s Go Tucson” will be the team’s theme as they enter their fifth anniversary season in the Old Pueblo. CLICK HERE for more on “Let’s Go Tucson.” The popular chant for Roadrunners fans inside Tucson Arena during home games is being incorporated into all aspects of the team’s messaging as the organization’s rallying cheer to our community. 

Opening Day Roster
The Roadrunners have released their AHL Opening Day Roster for the upcoming season. CLICK HERE for all roster details.


4 – Cam Dineen

5 – Cam Crotty

5 – Andrew Nielsen

8 – Mike Carcone

10 – Blake Speers

11 – Kevin Hancock

12 – Kevin Roy

16 – Ryan McGregor

17 – Tyler Steenbergen

18 – Lane Pederson

21- Jan Jenik

22 – Doyle Somerby

25 – Jeremy Gregoire

27 – Michael Bunting

37 – Dysin Mayo

39 – Cameron Hebig

41 –  Brayden Burke

44 – Nate Sucese

51 – Josh Wilkins 

55 – Jalen Smereck

56 – Jordan Schmaltz

77 – Victor Soderstrom


30 – Chris Nell

40 – Connor LaCouvee

50 – Ivan Prosvetov

This Weekend

Tucson plays San Jose Sunday at 12 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. at the Tucson Arena. The games are scheduled “away games” for the Roadrunners. The team’s official home opener weekend is Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, February 20 and 21 at 2 p.m.

First Fan Details

Working with Pima County, the City of Tucson and Tucson Arena; the Roadrunners have determined that the first three official home games will be closed to the public as all parties monitor the current public health situation. “Planning remains ongoing and fluid, as it has for the last several months, for us to welcome our fans back into Tucson Arena,” said Roadrunners President Bob Hoffman. “When that day comes, we have multiple measures in place for everyone to have a safe and enjoyable time cheering on the Roadrunners. We are optimistic that will happen this season as we continue to move forward together.” 

Watch Party

The Roadrunners will host a watch party at El Toro Flicks for the team’s official Opening Night on Thursday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will cost $35 per-car or $30 per-car for Roadrunners season ticket members. Tickets are available to purchase here. Cars will be allowed to enter the drive-in at 6 p.m. and all vehicles will receive a Roadrunners blanket.

Fan Club Cutouts

As the Roadrunners wait for this season’s fan arrival to Tucson Arena, the team has partnered with the YMCA of Southern Arizona to produce cardboard cutouts with a portion going back to the community organization. Cardboard cutouts are available by clicking here.

On The Air

All Roadrunners home and away games will be broadcast live on Tucson’s Fox Sports 1450 AM and the iHeart Radio app. Packages to see all Roadrunners games on AHL TV are $34.99.

This Weekend Only

All games on the league schedule from Friday, February 5 to Monday, February 8 will be free on AHLTV to anyone with an AHLTV account. No subscription or purchase is necessary to open an AHLTV account; visit to sign up.

To register for a free AHLTV account and to purchase subscriptions for the 2020-21 season – including a season-long all-access pass for just $44.99 USD – visit

Happy Hour Is Back
Roadrunners Happy Hour with “Voice of the Roadrunners” Adrian Denny and Arizona Daily Star Roadrunners Reporter Brett Fera airs Tuesday from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Fox Sports 1450 AM. Roadrunners defenseman Dysin Mayo will be this week’s special guest.

(All photos by: Kate Dibildox)

The Roadrunners Insider Podcast Returns

The latest news and notes on the weekend for the Roadrunners, the AHL’s Pacific Division, the Arizona Coyotes and the NHL drops every Thursday on the iHeart Radio app for the Tucson Roadrunners Insider Podcast.

About the Roadrunners
Entering their fifth season owned and operated by the Arizona Coyotes as their AHL affiliate, the Roadrunners have welcomed over 500,000 fans to cheer them on at Tucson Convention Center since 2016. As proud members of the Southern Arizona community, the Roadrunners and Roadrunners Give Back, a branch of the Arizona Coyotes Foundation, take pride in supporting all community organizations with donations, volunteerism and public appearances by: Executives, Coaches, Players and the team’s Mascot Dusty. On the ice, the Roadrunners have secured Pacific Division Championships in two of their first four seasons. 33 players since 2016 have dressed in games for both the Roadrunners and Coyotes.