The Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed goaltender Hunter Miska to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. The 24 year-old spent the previous two seasons with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners, posting a record of 32-21-1 to go along with a 2.81 goals-against average and a .898 save-percentage over two seasons. Miska won 22 games in his rookie year with the Roadrunners in 2017-18 and earned a 2.63 GAA and a .901 save-percentage. The 2018-19 campaign saw Miska make his NHL debut for the Arizona Coyotes on November 13, 2018 against the Detroit Red Wings.
The 6-foot-1, 175-pound netminder spent one season at the University of Minnesota-Duluth where he went 27-5-5 and notched a 2.20 GAA and a .920 save-percentage. He would go on to be named to the NCHC Second All-Star Team, while also earning a spot on the NCHC All-Tournament Team while helping the Bulldogs win a league championship in 2017.
A native of Stacy, Minnesota, Miska enjoyed a highly successful junior career in both the BCHL and the USHL. He went 32-13-1 and helped lead the Dubuque Fighting Saints to the USHL Clark Cup Finals in 2015-16. Prior to that, Miska spent two years with the Penticton Vees, going 53-20-5 over two seasons and highlighted by a 2014-15 campaign where he would lead the league in GAA and save-percentage and be named the BCHL’s Top Goaltender, while also leading the Vees to a BCHL Championship.
Tickets for all regular season contests will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 20th at 10am. Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are available now and can be reserved with a deposit of just $100 per seat by calling (970) 686-SHOT.