LOVELAND, CO. – Colorado Eagles goaltender Hunter Miska stopped all 39 shots he faced to record his first shutout of the season, as Colorado defeated the Bakersfield Condors, 3-0 on Friday. Forward Sheldon Dries collected a goal and an assist, while defenseman Calle Rosen also posted a multi-point performance with a pair of assists. The Eagles penalty kill proved pivotal, going a perfect 5-for-5 with a shorthanded goal.
Colorado would claim the game’s first goal when defenseman Conor Timmins took advantage of some 4-on-4 hockey when he stepped into a slapshot from the blueline and beat Condors goalie Stuart Skinner to give the Eagles a 1-0 edge just 6:56 into the contest. Bakersfield would outshoot Colorado, 12-10 in the first period, but some strong play from Miska would send the Eagles to the first intermission with a 1-0 advantage.
Colorado would build on its lead just 22 seconds into the second period when Dries stripped a puck deep in the Bakersfield zone and skated between the circles before burying a wrister to make it a 2-0 Eagles lead. The Condors would dominate the shots on goal in the middle frame, but Colorado’s penalty kill would slam the door on 1:05 of 5-on-3 action for the Condors, allowing the Eagles to head to the dressing room still on top, 2-0.
Bakersfield would continue to generate opportunities in the third period, outshooting Colorado, 15-12 in the final 20 minutes. More highlight reel saves fr
SAN JOSE, CA. – The Colorado Eagles picked up four goals from four different goal-scorers, while goaltender Adam Werner made 35 saves on 36 shots, pushing Colorado to a 4-1 win over the San Jose Barracuda on Friday. The win improves the Eagles road record to 6-2-0-0, as forward Jacob MacDonald netted a goal, giving him a goal in each of the team’s last four road games.
Colorado would hop on the board first when forward Sheldon Dries sliced through the top of the crease before deflecting a shot past San Jose goaltender Andrew Shortridge to give the Eagles a 1-0 edge just 6:29 into the contest.
The first period would also see Eagles forward Dan Renouf drop the gloves with Barracuda defenseman Jacob Middleton, as the two teams would then head to the intermission with Colorado still leading San Jose, 1-0.
The Eagles would expand their lead early in the second period when Nick Henry slid a cross-slot pass onto the tape of forward Julien Nantel, setting up Nantel to smash a shot from the side of the crease into the back of the net. The goal was Nantel’s fourth of the season and gave Colorado a 2-0 advantage just 32 seconds into the middle frame.
The lead would be sliced in half when the Barracuda took advantage of a power play, as forward Noah Gregor skated through the left-wing circle before snapping a wrister that would beat Werner and cut Colorado’s advantage to 2-1 at the 13:32 mark of the second period.
Heading into the third period still l
LOVELAND, CO. – The Colorado Eagles and Manitoba Moose would combine for six goals in the second period, but a pair of goals from Igor Shvyrev and a three-point performance from Kevin Connauton would push the Eagles to a 5-3 victory over the Moose on Tuesday. Goaltender Adam Werner earned the win in net, making 33 saves on 36 shots, including a 16-save effort in the third period.
Colorado would hop on the board first when Shvyrev skated to the right-wing corner before sweeping a shot toward the net that would elude Moose goalie Mikhail Berdin. The goal was Shvyrev’s fourth tally of the season and gave the Eagles a 1-0 edge with just 1:07 remaining in the opening 20 minutes of action.
Things would break open in the second period, as Manitoba forward Seth Griffith danced across the top of the crease before feeding the puck past Werner. The goal would tie the game at 1-1 just 1:33 into the middle frame.
A Moose power play would then set up forward C.J. Seuss to snap a shot from the slot into the back of the net to give Manitoba a 2-1 edge at the 5:26 mark of the period.
The Eagles would strike back when forward Colin Campbell collected a puck in the left-wing corner before spinning and firing a shot that would light the lamp and knot the score at 2-2 with 8:14 left to play in the second stanza.
The back-and-forth play would continue, as another Moose power play would lead to forwa
LOVELAND, CO. – Kevin Connauton and Jacob MacDonald each registered four points, as 18 different Eagles registered a point in a 10-4 blowout of the Manitoba Moose on Wednesday. Colorado’s 10 goals were the most the team has scored since joining the AHL last season. The last time the Eagles netted 10 goals was in a 10-3 defeat of the Utah Grizzlies on November 7, 2012. Eight Colorado skaters notched multiple points in the victory, while the power play generated four goals on 10 opportunities. Hunter Miska earned the win in net, making 16 saves on 20 shots.
Manitoba would bury the game’s first goal when an early power play set up defenseman Leon Gawanke to blitz a shot from the blue line into the back of the net to give the Moose a 1-0 edge just 2:39 into the contest.
Colorado would find an answer just 1:15 later when an Eagles power play allowed forward Jayson Megna to weave his way through all four Moose penalty killers inside the blue line before feeding the puck through the leg pads of Manitoba goalie Griffen Outhouse. The goal was Megna’s eighth of the season and tied the game at 1-1.
The Moose would hop back in the driver’s seat when a turnover at the Manitoba blue line created a 2-on-0 rush that would see forward J.C. Lipon slip the puck around Miska to give the Moose a 2-1 advantage at the 8:59 mark of the first period.
The Eagles would summon another quick answer when forward
LOVELAND, CO. – Four different Eagles found the back of the net, while forwards T.J. Tynan and A.J. Greer each generated multi-point efforts, as Colorado defeated the Bakersfield Condors 4-1 on Saturday. The victory was the Eagles fourth-consecutive win and now gives Colorado points in each of the team’s last six contests. Goaltender Adam Werner backstopped the Eagles, making 37 saves on 38 shots to earn his 10th win of the season in net.
Colorado would be first to find the back of the net when Tynan slipped a pass from the low slot to the side of the crease where forward Logan O’Connor would roof the puck home to give the Eagles a 1-0 edge just 4:34 into the contest.
Some 4-on-4 action later in the first period would set up Colorado to build upon its lead when Tynan flew down the right wing before firing a slapshot from the circle that would light the lamp and give the Eagles a 2-0 advantage at the 9:51 mark of the opening frame.
Still trailing 2-0 after the opening 20 minutes of play, Bakersfield would cut into the deficit when forward Colby Cave wrapped behind the net before sweeping the puck past Werner to trim Colorado’s lead to 2-1 at the 10:32 mark of the second period.
A 2-on-1 rush late in the middle frame would set up Eagles forward Colin Campbell to blast a shot from the right-wing circle that would beat Condors goalie Shane Starrett and put Colorado on top 3-1 with
TUCSON, AZ. – Eagles forward Sheldon Dries netted the game-winning goal on the power play with 5:46 remaining in regulation, as Colorado defeated the Tucson Roadrunners 4-3 on Saturday. The victory extends the Eagles winning streak to six games and now gives Colorado points in the standings in each of the team’s last eight contests. It also puts the brakes on Tucson’s eight-game winning streak, while the Eagles four-goal performance now gives Colorado 33 goals during the team’s six-game streak.
Colorado erased a 1-0 deficit, scoring four unanswered goals to defeat the Tucson Roadrunners, 4-1 on Sunday. The victory now gives the Eagles wins in seven straight games and points in the standings in each of their last nine. Colorado finished the night going a perfect 8-for-8 on the penalty kill while also converting on one of five opportunities on the power play. Hunter Miska was stellar in net, turning aside 32 of the 33 shots he faced to earn his sixth win of the season.
The Colorado Eagles stormed out to a 4-0 lead in the first period to help secure a 5-1 victory over the Tucson Roadrunners on Friday. Adam Werner earned his 13th win of the season in net, stopping 27 of the 28 shots he faced in the contest. The victory now gives Colorado points in 12-straight games and wins in nine of the Eagles last 10 games.
The Colorado Eagles had their 12-game point streak halted in a 4-2 loss to the Tucson Roadrunners on Saturday. Jayson Megna and Shane Bowers each found the back of the net in the loss. Tucson goalie Tyler Parks collected the first AHL win of his career in net, making 31 saves on 33 shots. Roadrunners forward Andy Miele paced the offense with two goals and an assist.