Roadrunners heading to playoffs for first time

The Tucson Roadrunners have become the first team from the Western Conference to clinch a spot in the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs.

The Roadrunners secured a postseason berth with a 4-3 victory at Iowa on Saturday night.

After missing the playoffs in their inaugural campaign in 2016-17, the Roadrunners sit atop the Pacific Division with two weeks remaining in the regular season.

The AHL’s 2017-18 regular season ends Sunday, Apr. 15; for more information and daily updates on the Calder Cup Playoff races, check out the official AHL Playoff Primer.