Roadrunners win first ever shootout 4-3 over Bakersfield - Tucson News Now

Roadrunners win first ever shootout 4-3 over Bakersfield

TUCSON, AZ -

Kyle Wood scored a power play goal and registered the Tucson Roadrunners first shootout-winning goal in franchise history on Tuesday night as the team downed the Bakersfield Condors 4-3 at Tucson Arena.

Wood scored just 2:36 into the opening frame with a wrist shot from the far faceoff circle, beating Laurent Brossoit (4 saves, 12:16, no decision) to make it 1-0 Roadrunners.

Christian Fischer followed with a goal at 6:01 to extend his goal-scoring streak to four games, totaling six tallies over that stretch.

Jamie McBain’s four-on-four goal at 12:16 made it 3-0 after the first period.

Bakersfield came back on the strength of three power play goals to force overtime and then a shootout for the first time in Roadrunners franchise history.

Fischer and Wood scored in the shootout for Tucson and Jason Peters (35 saves) stopped both shooters faced to secure the win.

Notes:

  • Fischer now has a four-game goal scoring streak, totaling six over that stretch.
  • Kyle Wood has a four-game point scoring streak in progress (3-2-5)
  • Justin Peters earned the first shootout win in franchise history with 35 saves through overtime and going 2-for-2 in the shootout.
  • Tucson failed on four more power play chance after scoring on their first. Bakersfield scored all three of their goals on the power play.

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