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P.J. Fenton recorded his first career multi-goal game with a pair of tallies and the Phoenix RoadRunners throttled the Stockton Thunder 5-1 to sweep a two-game weekend series before 4,849 at Stockton Arena in ECHL action Sunday.

Following a scoreless first period, the RoadRunners (17-17-3) struck three times in the middle frame to build a 3-1 lead. Matt Burke opened the scoring just 1:38 into the period when he received a pass across the slot from Kimbi Daniels and tapped it past an out-stretched Stockton goalie Bryan Pitton and into the net for a 1-0 lead. Stockton (18-19-5) responded just 1:08 seconds later when Adam Huxley jammed a loose puck through RoadRunners goalie Craig Kowalski at 2:46 to tie the score at 1-1. Phoenix re-claimed the lead at 7:01 as Ashton Rome tallied his team-leading 19th goal of the season deflecting Brett Peterson's point shot past Pitton and in. Fenton then gave the RoadRunners some late period insurance when he beat Pitton with a wrist shot and a shorthanded goal over the blocker at 17:25 to give Phoenix a 3-1 advantage going into the second intermission.

Fenton extended the RoadRunners lead to three goals at 9:19 of the third period when he picked up Daniel Sisca's rebound and tapped the puck into the open cage. Mitch Carefoot capped the scoring with his 10th goal of the year at 12:05.

Phoenix out-shot Stockton 38-30. Kowalski stopped 29 shots to pick up his season-high fourth straight win and improve to 14-11-1 on the season. The RoadRunners went 1-7 on the power play while Stockton was 0-6 with the man-advantage.

Notes: The RoadRunners have won a season-high three straight road games and four out of their last five games overall...Daniels and Fenton each extended their respective scoring streaks to five games. Daniels has three goals and eight points during the streak while Fenton has five goals and six points. Both streaks are season highs...The RoadRunners have now scored three shorthanded goals against Stockton in the four-game series and have four shorthanded goals in their last seven games...Stockton went 0-12 on the power play in the two games combined...Forward Mark O'Leary is eligible to be activated off the 30-day injured reserve Wednesday. O'Leary has not played since Dec. 27 against Ontario.

Phoenix concludes a three-game road trip at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when they visit the Las Vegas Wranglers at the Orleans Arena. Catch all the action live at www.phxroadrunners.com beginning with "RoadRunners Countdown" at 8:15 p.m.

The RoadRunners return to US Airways Center at 7:05 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 when they welcome the Utah Grizzlies.

Great seats are still available beginning as low as $8 and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (480) 784-4444, purchasing online ticketmaster.com or visiting the US Airways Center Box Office. Information on season tickets, half-season packages, and flex plans for the 2008-09 season of Phoenix RoadRunners Hockey are available by calling (602) 462-GOAL.
 
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