PLAYOFF BOUND! Roadrunners clinch 1st-ever AHL post-season spot - Tucson News Now

PLAYOFF BOUND! Roadrunners clinch 1st-ever AHL post-season spot

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Rookie forward Lane Peterson scored the game-winning goal with just 37 seconds remaining to give Tucson a 4-3 road win over Iowa and clinching the first AHL playoff spot in Roadrunners history.

Entering the third trailing 2-1 with the lone Roadrunners goal coming from Carter Camper, forward Michael Bunting posted his third and fourth goals of the weekend just 40 seconds apart to propel his team into the lead.

Hunter Miska registered his fifth straight win in the victory, stopping 24 of 27.

Tucson has five regular season games left, four of which will be played at Tucson Arena. Their next game is at home on Friday against the Grand Rapids, faceoff is at 7 p.m. 

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