The Colorado Eagles will face off against the Iowa Wild in the second night of a back-to-back on home ice tonight.
Last night, the Eagles came out on top, tallying two goals while the Wild could only muster one.
Iowa scored first, leaving the Eagles trailing until Sampo Ranta cleaned up a rebound in front of the net with just nine seconds left in the first period. Jordan Gross would score a bomb from the blueline just over two minutes into the second period, giving Colorado the lead they would hold onto for the rest of the night.
Colorado goaltender Justus Annunen turned aside 31 of the 32 shots he faced, earning his sixth win in a row and extending the streak for his team as well.
Budweiser Events Center - Loveland, Colorado
7:05 PM MST
AHLTV (Subscription required) The Summit, Sand Bar
99.9 The Point available online or with the 99.9 The Point App
@ColoradoEagles, Game Center
The Colorado Eagles and UCHealth are teaming up to bring you Eagles Fight Cancer Night on Saturday, January 22nd! This special night is all about honoring cancer warriors, past and present, in our community. We're all here to fight alongside these brave cancer warriors and be there for them every step of the way! Here is what fans can expect this year for Eagles Fight Cancer.
The night will feature the team wearing lavender jerseys and the names of cancer warriors on their helmets. The Budweiser Events Center will be lit in lavender lights from Loveland-based Blazen Illuminations and fans will be encouraged to light up the rink during a timeout in the game, using the lavender “Light the Rink” cards from their cup holders with their phone's flashlight.
"I Fight For” cards will be hung up around the building and shown on AHLTV. In addition, fans can stop by the photo booth on the Bud Light Balcony and fill out an "I Fight For" card. Fans can also print a card HERE, take a photo and submit using the hashtag #EaglesHFC. Post your photos on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #EaglesHFC and see your photos on AHLTV and the in-arena video board via the TBK Bank Tagboard.
Forward Mikhail Maltsev has been recalled to the Colorado Avalanche.
Forward Kiefer Sherwood and goaltender Hunter Miska were reassigned to the Eagles from the Colorado Avalanche late yesterday.
Nick Henry, Matthew Boucher and Trent Miner have all been recalled from the Utah Grizzlies.
Click here to see tonight's game notes.
The Colorado Eagles have a 17-11-3-2 record for the season, sitting at 5th place in the Pacific Division. Colorado holds a 3-1-2-1 all-time record against Iowa.
Wild forward Cody McLeod previously played for the Colorado Avalanche. McLeod played with the Avalanche from 2007 until the 2016-17 season when he was traded to the Nashville Predators. Wild goaltender Andrew Hammond previously played one regular-season game for the Colorado Avalanche along with three playoff games during the 2017-18 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Wild forward Matt Boldy and Alex Newhook played together at Boston College. Wild forward Mitchell Chaffee played for UMass Amherst at the same time as Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar.
Wild defenseman Turner Ottenbreit played a full season with the Utah Grizzlies in 2018-19.