Tucson Hockey Report

Both the Roadrunners and Wildcats were on the ice Saturday at the TCC

Roadrunners lose; #6 Cats win

TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - Colorado beat the Roadrunners 5-4 Saturday night in overtime at the Tucson Arena in front of the fourth-largest crowd (5,706) of the season.

The Eagles sweep the weekend series and have won six of their eight meetings this season with Tucson.

The Roadrunners (23-14-4-1) have lost four in a row for the second time this season.

Tucson wore throwback jerseys to honor the Phoenix Roadrunners who played in various professional leagues for more than 20-plus years.

Tyler Steenbergen (7), Brayden Burke (8), Lane Pederson (12) and Robbie Russo scored goals for Tucson.

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Earlier in the day, the 6th ranked Wildcats erupted for five goals in the third period to beat #16 Colorado 7-3.

Arizona swept a three-game weekend home series with the Buffaloes and Colorado State. UA (26-6) is now just one win away from guaranteeing its first Western Collegiate Hockey League crown.

The Wildcats have two WCHL games remaining, March 2 and 3, at Arizona State.

Chris Westlund powered the Wildcats on Saturday with a third period hat trick (three goals), and Bayley Marshall added two tallies. Anthony Cusanelli and Ethan Stahlhuth also scored for Arizona.

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