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NEWS & STATS

Game #32 - Tucson at Ontario

By: Alex Kinkopf
 
 
TUCSON ROADRUNNERS 4, ONTARIO REIGN 6
Final | 0:00 Remaining
 
 
Tucson (18-10-2-1) at Ontario (16-15-1-1)
Friday, January 12, 2018, 8:00 p.m. MST
Citizens Business Bank Arena | Ontario, California
 
Reference: Media Kit | Box Score
 

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Stats/Scoring

SOG - TUC 41; ONT 37
PP – TUC 2/7; ONT 2/7
 
FIRST PERIOD:
 
1) ONT PPG - Paul LaDue (Brett Sutter) 1:24
2) TUC PPG - Tye McGinn (Mario Kempe, Mike Sislo) 9:33
3) TUC - Nick Merkley (Laurent Dauphin, Mario Kempe) 13:33
 
SECOND PERIOD:
 
4) ONT - Matt Moulson (Jonny Brodzinski) 3:27
5) ONT - Mike Amadio (Sean Walker) 5:58
6) ONT PPG - Stepan Falkovsky (Paul LaDue, Jonny Brodzinski) 11:27
7) ONT - Jonny Brodzinski (Alex Lintuniemi) 16:26
 
THIRD PERIOD:
 
8) TUC PPG - Mario Kempe (Jens Looke) 1:59
9) TUC - Andrew Campbell (Conor Garland) 11:40
10) ONT - Philippe Maillet (Michael Mersch) 13:53
 

Roadrunners Lineup

 
FORWARDS
LAWSON CROUSE (67) - DYLAN STROME (91) - MIKE SISLO (9)
MARIO KEMPE (20) -  LAURENT DAUPHIN (15) - NICK MERKLEY (38)
MICHAEL BUNTING (27) - TYLER GAUDET (10) - CONOR GARLAND (8)
TYE MCGINN (16) - RYAN MACINNIS (72) - JENS LOOKE (24)
 
DEFENSEMEN
DAKOTA MERMIS (43) - ANDREW CAMPBELL (2)
KYLE CAPOBIANCO (23) - KYLE WOOD (3)
JOEL HANLEY (44) - KEVIN EKMAN-LARSSON (7)
 
GOALTENDERS
HUNTER MISKA (35)
ADIN HILL (33)

Notes

Pregame:

  • Hunter Miska leads the team onto the ice for warm-ups. He'll be making his second consecutive start, and his 15th of the season. He enters the night with a 10-3-0 record.
  • Laurent Dauphin will play in his first game with the Roadrunners since being acquired in a trade on Wednesday. He'll center a second line of Mario Kempe and Nick Merkley.
  • The Roadrunners are playing the 100th game in franchise history.

First Period:

  • Ontario scores on a shot from the point 1:24 into the game.
  • Roadrunners don't register their first shot on net until the 5:28 mark of the period.
  • Tye McGinn capitalizes on the Roadrunners first power play of the evening, finishing a gorgeous passing sequence to tie the game 1-1, registering his eighth point against the Reign this season.
  • In transition, Laurent Dauphin feeds a streaking Nick Merkley, who walks in along on Jack Campbell to give the Roadrunners a 2-1 lead with 6:27 left in the period.
  • Hunter Miska stops 11 of the 12 shots fired his way.

Second Period:

  • Hunter Miska is pulled following two quick goals by Ontario to begin the period. He made a total of 15 saves on 18 shots in 25:58 minutes of action.
  • Ontario scores a total of four goals during the period.
  • Tyler Gaudet is denied on a penalty shot late in the frame.
  • Adin Hill stopped seven of the nine shots he faced in relief of Miska.

Third Period:

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Highlights

  • Tye McGinn scores his fifth goal of the season to tie the game 1-1.

  • Laurent Dauphin feeds Nick Merkley to give the Roadrunners a 2-1 lead.

  • Mario Kempe touches a Jens Looke pass into the net for the Roadrunners' third goal of the evening.


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