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Game #59 – Calgary Wranglers at Tucson Roadrunners

Game #59 – Calgary Wranglers at Tucson Roadrunners

7:00 p.m. MST, Tucson Arena, Tucson, Arizona



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Tucson Weekly Game Sheet: COMING SOON

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Referees: Jackson Kozari (27) Conor O’Donnell (41)

Linespersons: Spencer Knox (66) Rob Fay (32)

The Tucson Roadrunners open a four-game home stand Friday night at 7:00 p.m. MST with the first of two matchups against the Calgary Wranglers. The pair of weekend games from the Tucson Arena represent the Wranglers first trip to Southern Arizona since moving into the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary with the Flames prior to the 2022-2023 season and will also have a highly-anticipated professional debut for Tucson. As part of the St. Patrick’s Day contest, the Roadrunners will host a free Pregame St. Patrick’s Day Party on the Plaza outside Tucson Arena featuring food, drinks, and live music by Tucson-based music group Liz & Pete. For more information and to purchase tickets to the game, visit TucsonRoadrunners.com/Green.

Three Things
1) Forward Josh Doan is set to make his professional debut with the Roadrunners on Friday against the Calgary Wranglers, joining the team after two seasons up the I-10 at Arizona State University in Tempe. The 21-year-old signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday after being drafted by the Coyotes in the second round (#37 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Doan was selected in the same round as current Arizona defenseman and former Tucson Roadrunners blue-liner JJ Moser (#60 overall) and is the son of former Coyotes Captain Shane Doan. The six-foot-one forward tallied 75 points (28g 47a) in 74 appearances with the Sun Devils while serving as Team Captain in 2022-2023 and joins his 2021-2022 teammate Colin Theisen on the active Roadrunners roster. Doan is also the second Arizona-born skater to play for Tucson, joining fellow Scottsdale native Zac Larraza, who appeared in 11 games with the Roadrunners during the 2017-2018 campaign.

2) Tucson returns home for the weekend series against Calgary with a 7-1-2-0 record in their last ten games on home ice and a 4-2-2-0 mark in their last eight contests overall. Their 16 of 20 possible standings points earned in their last ten home matchups are tied for the most by any team in the American Hockey League, while their seven wins during that span are tied for the most in the Western Conference. Tucson’s 97…

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