Puck Drop Preview - April 28

Puck Drop Preview - April 28

Apr 28, 2021

The Colorado Eagles return home to kick off a three-game homestand against the Ontario Reign. 

Colorado is coming off a 4-1 win over the Tucson Roadrunners on Sunday. Goaltender Parker Gahagen stopped 35 of the 36 shots he faced, while forwards T.J. Tynan, Alex Newhook, Shane Bowers, and Riley Woods all netted goals, as the Colorado Eagles defeated the Tucson Roadrunners, 4-1. The Eagles finished the game 1-for-4 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill, as Colorado went a perfect 11-for-11 on the penalty kill in the three-game series against the Roadrunners.

The Ontario Reign will travel to the Budweiser Events Center for the first time this season. Ontario, currently 10-18-4-0 is coming off of a 4-2 loss to the San Jose Barracuda on Sunday. Goaltender Jean-Francois Berube suffered the loss in net allowing 18 out of 22 shots on goal. The Reign went 2 for 3 on the power play Sunday and outshot the Barracuda 35 to 22. 

Colorado will face Ontario six times this season, with three of those games taking place at the Budweiser Events Center. The season series is currently tied at 1-1-0.


Digital Game Notes

Click here to view the April Eagles Insider or here to download the game notes.


Merchandise Specials

Receive 15% off all novelty items, including pucks, keychains, flags, decals, and more. Redeem online with promo code NOVELTY15, or in-store when you mention this ad. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Valid April 28th-May 1st only. The Hat of the Homestand is the Z11 Sepia Hat which is available for $28 in-store or online. 


How to Watch

Game Time

7:05 PM MST


AHLTV (Subscription required)


92.9 the Bear available online or with the iHeartRadio App


@ColoradoEagles, Game Center 



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Roster Alert

Forwards Logan O’Connor, Liam O’Brien, Kiefer Sherwood, Miikka Salomaki, and Martin Kaut are recalled by the Avalanche along with defensemen Jacob MacDonald, Kyle Burroughs, Dan Renouf, Keaton Middleton, Conor Timmins, and goaltender Adam Werner. 

On Tuesday the Avalanche signed defenseman Justin Barron to a three-year, entry-level contract. Barron, 19, was selected by the Avalanche in the first round (25th overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft. Barron will not be available for Wednesday night’s game.


Colorado - Ontario Connections

Reign defenseman Mark Alt was the Eagles captain from 2018-2020. Alt signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Los Angeles Kings in October of 2020. Also from the Reign, forward Mikey Eyssimont is a native of Littleton, Colorado. 

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