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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Colorado Eagles’

Eagles Earn Playoff Berth in OT Win vs. Wichita

Eagles Earn Playoff Berth in OT Win vs. Wichita

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Wichita Thunder, 5-4, in overtime, and in the process, clinched their eighth playoff berth in as many seasons of existence (more than a full month before the regular season ends). Special teams played a large role in the game, with the Eagles' stopping eight of nine Thunder power plays, while converting on two of their own six. Colorado got the game's opening goal just 29 seconds in when Riley Nelson circled behind the ... Full Story

Eagles Ruin Rush Streaks, Gain Ground With 6-2 Win

Eagles Ruin Rush Streaks, Gain Ground With 6-2 Win

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles overcame an early goal against to stop Rapid City's 13-game win streak and Danny Battochio's personal nine-game win streak with a convincing 6-2 triumph. The win brought Colorado within a point of the Rush for the top spot in the Turner Conference, with the Eagles owning a game in hand. The Eagles nearly doubled up the Rush on shots in the opening period (17:9), and did double them up in goals (2:1). Rapid City wasted no time getting the ... Full Story

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

Eagles Spank Mississippi, 5-1

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles topped the Mississippi RiverKings 5-1 at the Budweiser Events Center. Andrej Hebar and Riley Nelson each scored a pair of goals in a dominating performance for the Eagles who kept pace with the Rapid City Rush in the battle for first place in the Turner Conference. The Eagles swarmed the RiverKings in the opening period, out-shooting them 15-7 and having several strong scoring chances. With Mississippi committing several turnovers in their own zone, ... Full Story

Total Team Effort Leads Eagles to OT Win Over Sundogs

Total Team Effort Leads Eagles to OT Win Over Sundogs

LOVELAND, Colo. - The  Colorado Eagles registered a season high 50 shots in their 4-3 overtime win against the Arizona Sundogs, but it was the defensive corps that was the real story for the home team. Forced to play with just five d-men for most of the game (after Joe Grimaldi received a game misconduct penalty in the first period), Colorado's final two scores came off the sticks of defensemen. The Eagles dominated play in the first period, out-shooting Arizona 18-7, but the ... Full Story

Red Hot Rush, Battochio Shutout Eagles, 3-0

Rapid City's winning streak at 11, Battochio's at eight RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Rapid City Rush remained in first place atop the Turner Conference with a 3-0 shutout of the Colorado Eagles, who could have leapfrogged the defending champs with a win in regulation. Danny Battochio handed the Eagles their first shutout of the season, stopping 30 shots in all. The last time Colorado was shutout, ironically, was nearly one year ago to the day (Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010) when Battochio ... Full Story

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

Strong Third Period Leads Mavs To Weekend Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Missouri Mavericks scored three goals in the third period to defeat the Colorado Eagles, 7-4, capping off a three-games-in-as-many nights series between the teams that had a fitting playoff feel. After each team had won one of the previous two games in overtime, Simon Watson helped lead the Mavs to the "rubber-match" win with a pair of goals. A back-and-forth first period saw the Mavs start the scoring at 4:33. Mike Wakita took a shot from the top of the right ... Full Story

Eagles Turn Tables on Mavs With OT Win of Their Own

Eagles Turn Tables on Mavs With OT Win of Their Own

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Missouri Mavericks, 3-2, in overtime at the Budweiser Events Center one night after the Mavs topped the Eagles in overtime in their own home. The game was the second of three in as many days between the two Turner Conference clubs. The first period was a physical affair with plenty of big hits, outdone only by the several big saves at each end of the ice. Colorado out-shot Missouri 15-4, but each of the Mavs' chances were ... Full Story

Hogg Leads Eagles Past Jackalopes

Hogg Leads Eagles Past Jackalopes

ODESSA, Texas - The Colorado Eagles extended their winning streak to six games -- and maintained their spot at the top of the Turner Conference -- with a 2-1 win in the first of back-to-back games against the Odessa Jackalopes. Adam Hogg scored both of Colorado's goals, and Kyle Jones won his sixth start in a row. Despite the clubs combining to have four of the top six point-producers in the league, the first frame went score-less. Odessa went 0-2 on the only power plays of the period ... Full Story

Strong Start Helps Eagles to Fifth Straight Win

Strong Start Helps Eagles to Fifth Straight Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles won their fifth straight game to remain in a first place tie in the Turner Conference, topping the Missouri Mavericks 4-2. A strong first period and several excellent individual performances led the Eagles past the Mavs despite a late push from the visiting team. The Eagles dominated the first period of play unlike any period in their history, out-shooting the Mavericks 17-1 -- setting a new franchise record for fewest shots allowed in a period (the ... Full Story

Eagles Sweep ‘Dogs, Stewart Gets 400th Win

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Colorado Eagles closed out their season-long, seven-game road trip with a 5-2 victory against the Arizona Sundogs. The win was Colorado's third in as many days against the 'Dogs and left them with a 5-2-0 record on their trek away from home. Riley Nelson picked up the team's third hat trick of the season, helping secure the 400th win in Head Coach Chris Stewart's CHL career; he ranks third on the league's all-time list. Colorado out-shot Arizona 18-9 in the ... Full Story

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