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Monday, April 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

AFA Hockey in final four of AHA

Air Force (18-11-6 overall and 14-7-6 in the AHA), the second seed in the AHA Tournament, will face third-seeded Holy Cross (17-15-5, 14-8-5 AHA) on Friday, March 18, in the Atlantic Hockey semifinals at 7:15 p.m. ET at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y. The Falcons finished second in the AHA regular season and defeated Sacred Heart in two games in the quarterfinals last weekend at Cadet Ice Arena. In the other semifinal game, top-seeded RIT (18-10-8, 15-5-7 AHA) will face ... Full Story

Eagles playoff tickets on sale Friday, 10 a.m.

    LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles announced today that playoff tickets for home games at the Budweiser Events Center will go on sale this Friday, March 18, at 10 a.m. Game dates, times and opponent are yet to be determined, as final playoff seedings won't be known until the end of the regular season (March 27). Stay tuned to www.ColoradoEagles.com for the latest playoff information. Playoff tickets will start at $18 (plus applicable fees), and can be purchased ... Full Story

Eagles Power Past Rush in Fight for First Place

RAPID CITY, S.D. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the rival Rapid City Rush, 7-3, on the strength of four power play goals. The win puts the two teams in a tie for first place in the Turner Conference, however Colorado has a game in hand. With the win, the Eagles went 9-3-0 in the season series against the defending champs. Colorado jumped out to a 2-0 lead in just over six minutes. The Eagles struck first at 1:31 on the power play when Scott May was able to put home an Adam Chorneyko rebound ... Full Story

Tulsa Topples Colorado, 5-1

Tulsa Topples Colorado, 5-1

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Tulsa Oilers handily defeated the Colorado Eagles, 5-1, on the strength of strong team defense and Ian Keserich's 35 saves. The Eagles suffered from a mistake-ridden game, falling out of their first place tie in the Turner Conference with Rapid City's win. The Eagles got out to a strong start, netting the game's first goal at 2:16 when Brett Thurston was able to knock home a loose puck after Keserich had turned away Riley Nelson and Kevin Ulanski from in close. But it ... Full Story

Eagles Prove Their Worth With 6-1 Win Over Komets

Eagles Prove Their Worth With 6-1 Win Over Komets

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Fort Wayne Komets, 6-1, in the highly-anticipated first meeting between the two franchises.  Both Adam Hogg and Dan Sullivan scored a pair of goals to help the Eagles to the win that kept them atop the Turner Conference. Colorado got the game's first goal 2:59 in when Joe Grimaldi found Scott May open down the right wing and sent him on a rush into the offensive zone. May circled behind the cage, drawing Kevin Reiter out of the net, ... Full Story

Eagles Comeback Falls Short Against Mavs, Nolan

  INDEDEPDENCE, Mo. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 2-3, to the Missouri Mavericks and the league's reigning Goaltender of the Week, Robby Nolan. A two-goal third period was not enough to complete Colorado's comeback as Nolan stopped 28 of 30 shots on the night. Simon Watson led the Mavs' offense with a goal and an assist in a strong first period. Missouri opened the scoring at 13:07 of the first after Blake Forsyth sent a shot on net from the left point that was kicked aside by Andrew ... Full Story

Killer Special Teams Lead Bees to First Shutout at BEC

Killer Special Teams Lead Bees to First Shutout at BEC

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees defeated the Colorado Eagles, 2-0, at the Budweiser Events Center, marking the first time the Eagles were shutout at home in their history (regular season or playoffs). Juliano Pagliero stopped 45 shots -- a season high for Rio Grande Valley -- and the Bees special teams were the difference, going 8-for-8 on the penalty kill and 2-for-4 on the power play. The Bees got the only goal they'd need at 7:47 of the first period when they took ... Full Story

Eagles Win Nail-Biter Over Bees in 500th Game

Eagles Win Nail-Biter Over Bees in 500th Game

Photos by Hector Acevedo LOVELAND, Colo. - In the 500th regular season game in franchise history, the Colorado Eagles defeated the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees, 5-4. The win put Colorado in sole possession of first place in the Turner Conference and made their all-time record against the Bees (who entered the league in the same season) 10-1-0. All-time, the Eagles are 334-125-41 through 500 games (a .707 winning percentage). Andrew Penner, seeing his first action since Feb. 15, was ... Full Story

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

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