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Coyotes announce new name hockey team name as 'Tucson Roadrunners'

Coyotes to announce new AHL team name
Posted at 9:04 PM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-18 20:28:20-04

The Arizona Coyotes unveiled the new name and logo for the team's AHL affiliate in Tucson on Saturday.

They will now be known as the Tucson Roadrunners.



Fans had the chance to submit potential team names for the new affiliate coming to Tucson from May 17 through May 31. 

The new team will be playing at the Tucson Convention Center this fall.

This open house event was free and open to the public. Jody Jackson from Fox Sports Arizona emceed the unveiling. 

Fans at the open house will have a chance to participate in games and to interact with the Coyotes mascot "Howler." 

The unveiling took place at the Tucson Convention Center on Saturday afternoon.