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Roadrunners notch first win in franchise history

Posted at 10:17 AM, Oct 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-22 13:31:02-04

The Tucson Roadrunners captured their first win in franchise history Friday night as they beat the Stockton Heat by a score of 2-1. 

The Roadrunners were trailing 1-0 entering the third period until Craig Cunningham recorded his third goal of the season. 

Brendan Perlini played the part of hero as he beat Heat goaltender Jon Gillies with a wrist shot in overtime giving the Roadrunners a 2-1 victory. 



Roadrunners goaltender Marek Langhamer recorded 43 saves.

Tucson is back in action on Saturday night against the Bakersfield Condors at 6 p.m. MST.