The Colorado Eagles continue their five-game road trip in California with a two-game series against the Ontario Reign on Wednesday, February 17th and Friday, February 19th. It is the first time these two teams will face-off this season.
The Eagles are coming off of a 3-2 overtime loss to the San Diego Gulls on Sunday, February 14th. Colorado kicked off the 2020-21 season last weekend against the Gulls falling to 0-1-1 on the series. Forward Ryan Wagner joined Greg Pateryn in scoring a goal in each of the Eagles first two contests with an even-strength tally in the overtime loss. Goaltender Trent Miner suffered the overtime loss in net, making 26 saves on 29 shots in his professional debut.
The Ontario Reign currently 0-4-1-0 are coming off of a 4-3 overtime loss to the Tucson Roadrunners Sunday, February 14th. Reign goaltender Jean-Francois Berube stopped 23 of 27 shots against the Roadrunners and fell to 0-1-1 on the season. Quinton Byfield and Daniel Brickley each picked up a goal Sunday while Samuel Fagemo had a multi-point game (one goal, one assist).
Eagles at Reign
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T.J. Tynan, Miikka Salomaki, Jayson Megna, Jacob MacDonald, Sheldon Dries, Hunter Miska, Adam Werner, Peyton Jones, Logan O’Connor, Conor Timmins, Dan Renouf, Dennis Gilbert, and Kyle Burroughs are all currently up with the Colorado Avalanche. Goaltender Kevin Carr has been recalled from the Utah Grizzlies. Defenseman Greg Pateryn was reassigned to the Eagles from the Avalanche February 12th.
Forwards Martin Kaut, Sasha Mutala, and Liam O’Brien did not make the trip due to injury.
Wednesday’s matchup is the sixteenth matchup between the clubs since the Eagles joined the American Hockey League in 2018. Both teams will look to get their first win of the season on Wednesday. Colorado has an 11-4-0 record against Ontario. It is the first of six times the teams will face-off this season.
Former Eagles Captain Mark Alt signed with the Los Angeles Kings on a one-year, two-way contract October 10, 2020. Alt played 120 games for the Eagles and 2 games with the Colorado Avalanche. This will be the first time Alt will faceoff against his former team.