Roadrunners Recap: 1/24/23
Game #40: Chicago Wolves (1) at Tucson Roadrunners (5)
SOG: CHI (28) – TUC (39)
PP: CHI (1/4) – TUC (0/3)
CHICAGO SCORING: Jamieson Rees (8 PP)
TUCSON SCORING: Cam Hebig (3, 4), Mike Carcone (21), Ryan McGregor (6), Laurent Dauphin (15)
ROADRUNNERS OFFENSE EXPLODES FOR FOUR-GOAL THIRD PERIOD IN 5-1 WIN OVER CHICAGO
Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson Roadrunners defeated the reigning Calder Cup Champion Chicago Wolves Tuesday by a final score of 5-1 at the Tucson Arena. Forward Cam Hebig broke a scoreless tie late in the middle frame before he capped off Tucson’s four-goal third period for his first multi-goal outing of the season. On the other end, Roadrunners netminder Tyler Parks earned his second consecutive victory since his season debut for Tucson on Friday, January 20, as he stopped 27 of 28 shots faced. The Roadrunners and Wolves will wrap up the two-game midweek set on Wednesday, which represents Chicago’s final contest in Tucson this year.
YA GOTTA SEE IT
Roadrunners Forward Cam Hebig scored both the first and last goals of Tuesday’s 5-1 win over the Chicago Wolves, for the 25-year-old’s first multi-goal performance of the season. Hebig broke a 0-0 tie late in the second period with his third goal of the year and scored Tucson’s fourth and final goal of the third period for his fourth time lighting the lamp. Hebig was one of two players to tally multiple points in the win along with Roadrunners defenseman Ronald Knot (2a).
DON’T OVERLOOK IT
CARCONE’S ELEVEN – The AHL’s leading scorer returned to the Roadrunners lineup for Tuesday’s series opener with the Chicago Wolves, as the Arizona Coyotes assigned forward Mike Carcone to Tucson on Monday. The 26-year-old picked up right where he left off for the Roadrunners, as he opened the third-period scoring with his 21st goal of the season. With the goal, Carcone further extended his active scoring streak to 11 games, which is already a Tucson franchise record. Carcone leads the American Hockey League in total scoring with 21 goals, 31 assists and 52 total points in just 33 games played on the year.
PHOTO OF THE GAME
With his performance on Tuesday against the Chicago Wolves, Roadrunners goaltender Tyler Parks earned his second-straight win since joining Tucson at the start of their current home stand. Parks stopped 27 of 28 shots faced for…