WINDSOR, CO. – The Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed forward Benjamin Tardif to a two-year AHL contract through the 2022-23 season. Tardif recently concluded a five-year career at the major-junior level, generating 72 goals and 105 assists in 268 QMJHL games with the Victoriaville Tigres and Sherbrooke Phoenix.
The 21-year-old earned QMJHL Playoff MVP honors during the 2021 postseason, notching 11 goals and 11 assists in 19 contests, helping lead Victoriaville to a QMJHL Championship. He also generated seven goals and 13 assists during the regular season, despite playing only 16 games in a condensed schedule. Tardif posted a career-high 26 goals and 59 points during the 2019-20 campaign, the second of three seasons in which he would serve as an alternate captain for Sherbrooke.
The Colorado Eagles will kick off the home portion of the 2021-22 regular season schedule on Friday, October 22nd, with the Budweiser Events Center now open to 100% fan capacity. Season tickets for the 2021-22 season are on sale now and can be secured with a deposit of just $100 per seat by visiting ColoradoEagles.com or by calling the ticket department at (970) 686-7468.