Roadrunners ready to drop the puck - Tucson News Now

Roadrunners ready to drop the puck

(Cover photo courtesy: Arizona Republic) (Cover photo courtesy: Arizona Republic)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

It all starts tonight for the Tucson Roadrunners.

The new AHL team will play its first game of the season on the road against the San Diego Gulls (Anaheim Ducks) at 7 p.m.

The Roadrunners are the Arizona Coyotes top minor league affiliate and relocated to the desert Southwest this season from Springfield, Massachusetts.

Friday marks the first of 12 meetings with the Gulls this season, the teams will play six games at each club’s respective home building.

Here’s the Roadrunners roster as it currently stands:

Forwards (lines)

Red: Brendan Perlini – Chris Mueller – Craig Cunningham
White: Garret Ross – Ryan MacInnis – Christian Fischer – Trevor Cheek
Grey: Michael Bunting – Tyler Gaudet – Conor Garland
Blue: Eric Selleck – Mark Olver – Stefan Fournier – Matia Marcantuoni
 
Defensemen

Dakota Mermis – Anthony Deangelo
Brandon Burlon – Kyle Wood
Justin Hache – Dysin Mayo
 
Goaltenders

Justin Peters
Marek Langhamer

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