American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced a revised start date for the 2020-21 AHL season, as approved by the league’s Board of Governors during its 2020 Annual Meeting. At the recommendation of the AHL’s Return to Play Task Force, the Board of Governors has approved moving the anticipated start of the 2020-21 regular season to December 4, 2020, due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis.
WINDSOR, CO. – The Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed forward Callahan Burke to a standard player contract for the 2020-21 season. The 22-year old recently completed a four-year career at the University of Notre Dame, posting 36 goals and 52 assists in 146 NCAA contests while collecting back-to-back Big-10 Championships in 2018 and 2019. Burke also served as team captain during a senior season that saw the 5-foot-10, 180-pound forward notch seven goals and 14 assists in 37 games with the Fighting Irish.
A native of Boxborough, Massachusetts, Burke also spent two seasons at the junior level with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders. In 121 USHL contests he amassed 34 goals and 45 assists and served as the team’s captain during the 2015-16 campaign.
The Eagles are continuing to work closely with the AHL and will continue to relay updates regarding ticketing, promotional events and community appearances to our tremendous fans. We thank each one of you for your patience, understanding and support of Colorado Eagles hockey!