NEWS & STATS
Game #27 - Tucson at Bakersfield
By: Alexander Kinkopf
December 29, 2017 5:56 PM
TUCSON ROADRUNNERS 5, BAKERSFIELD CONDORS 4
Final/OT | 0:00 Remaining
Tucson (14-9-2-1) at Bakersfield (11-13-4-0)
Friday, December 29, 2017, 8:00 p.m. MST
Rabobank Arena | Bakersfield, California
SOG - TUC 27; BAK 40
PP – TUC 3/4; BAK 2/5
1) BAK - Joey LaLeggia (Ty Rattie, Ethan Bear) 5:54
2) TUC PPG - Dylan Strome (Nick Merkley, Tye McGinn) 7:57
3) BAK PPG - Ryan Hamilton (David Gust, Brad Malone) 18:34
4) BAK PPG - David Gust (Grayson Downing) 17:26
5) TUC PPG - Nick Merkley (Tye McGinn) 2:55
6) BAK PS - Ryan Hamilton (Unassisted) 8:50
7) TUC - Lane Pederson (Mike Sislo, Michael Bunting) 16:00
8) TUC - Tyler Gaudet (Nick Merkley, Dylan Strome)
9) TUC PPG - Dylan Strome (Unassisted) 0:49
MICHAEL BUNTING (27) - DYLAN STROME (91) - NICK MERKLEY (38)
TYE MCGINN (16) - LANE PEDERSON (18) - MIKE SISLO (9)
RYAN KUJAWINSKI (17) - TYLER GAUDET (10) - JENS LOOKE (24)
ARTUR TYANULIN (13) - TREVOR CHEEK (39) - CONOR GARLAND (8)
JOEL HANLEY (44) - DYSIN MAYO (37)
KYLE CAPOBIANCO (23) - DAKOTA MERMIS (43)
KEVIN EKMAN-LARSSON (7) - ADAM CLENDENING (4)
HUNTER MISKA (35)
ADIN HILL (33)
- Hunter Miska leads the Roadrunners out onto the ice for warm-ups, he'll make his 12th start of the season. He stopped 15 of 16 shots faced in the team's 4-1 win over the Condors on November 11 at Tucson Arena.
- Enter Artur Tyanulin, who will be in the lineup for the fourth time this season following his recall earlier in the day.
- Dylan Strome draws back into the lineup after serving as a healthy scratch Wednesday night.
- The Roadrunners are 3-0-0-0 against the Condors this season; they won 4-0 in their only previous visit to Rabobank Arena this season on October 14.
- Bakersfield takes a 1-0 lead just over five minutes into the game, completing a 2-on-1 sequence after Hunter Miska failed to control the initial shot.
- Dylan Strome buries his 10th goal of the season 7:57 into the game, momentarily tying the game 1-1.
- The Condors respond with a power play goal in the late stages of the period to take a 2-1 lead.
- Hunter Miska stops 12 of the 14 shots faced in the opening frame.
- Nick Merkley hits the post on a power play opportunity early in the period.
- Tucson gets into penalty trouble, called for four minor infractions during the second.
- The Condors take a 3-1 lead with 2:34 left to play in the period, scoring their second power play goal of the evening.
- Bakersfield outshoots Tucson 19-6 in the second.
- Dylan Strome buries a fat rebound on the Roadrunners' first power play of the evening to tie the game 1-1 in the opening frame.
- Nick Merkley registers his 14th goal of the season early in the third period.
- Lane Pederson brings the Roadrunners to within a goal with 4:00 left in regulation.
- Tyler Gaudet ties the game 4-4 with 2:49 remaining in regulation.
- Dylan Strome walks in and nets the overtime winner 49 seconds into the extra frame.