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.
DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed forward Jayson Megna to a one-year contract for the 2020-21 campaign.
Megna, 30, recorded 34 points (18g/16a) in 43 games for the American Hockey League’s Colorado Eagles during the 2019-20 season, finishing second on the team in goals and fifth in points. He also appeared in eight games for the Avalanche (0g/0a).
Megna has recorded 20 points (10g/10a) in 121 career NHL games with the Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks and Avalanche. He has tallied 203 points (98g/105a) in 355 total AHL games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Hartford Wolf Pack, Utica Comets, Hershey Bears and Eagles, while adding 21 points (8g/13a) in 42 postseason contests.
The Fort Lauderdale, Florida, native played one season with the University of Nebraska Omaha (2012-13) after two campaigns with the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the USHL (2009-11). The 6-foot-1, 195-pound center served as the Roughriders’ team captain during the 2010-11 season and tallied 58 points (30g/28a) in 60 games en route to earning USHL First All-Star Team honors.