Four power play goals propel Tucson past Moose - Tucson News Now

Four power play goals propel Tucson past Moose

TUCSON, AZ -

The Tucson Roadrunners went 4-for-8 on the power play while killing off all five Manitoba Moose power plays against en route to a 5-2 victory on Friday night.

The line of Craig Cunningham (1-1-2), Chris Mueller (0-2-2) and Brendan Perlini (2-0-2) combined for six points and three of Tucson’s four power play goals.  In the last six games, the unit has posted a total of 22 points over that span.

Perlini led off the scoring at 8:36 of the second period, and Cunningham’s goal made it 2-1 at 18:08.  

In the third Perlini netted the eventual game winner at 6:56 when he deflected Jamie McBain’s shot in the net past Moose goalie Eric Comrie (19 saves).

Brandon Burlon and Michael Bunting added insurance goals for a 5-2 final.

The Roadrunners and Moose go right back at it Saturday night at 7:05 pm.  Saturday’s is the first Dollar Day of the season with $1 hot dogs, popcorn, and soda.  Plus the Roadrunners are hosting the first of three food drives on the season, and fans are asked to bring non-perishable food or cash donations to the game.

Notes:

•    Cunningham now has a five-game point streak (1-7-8)
•    Perlini also has a five-game point streak (6-1-7) and now leads AHL rookies in goals (8) and power play goals (5)
•    Tucson’s four power play goals is a new team high
•    Tucson is now 4-0 when leading after two periods of play this season

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