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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

Las Vegas Deals Eagles’ First Home Shutout in

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers blanked the Colorado Eagles, 5-0, handing them their first home shutout in the ECHL & just their second at home in team history.  Joe Fallon stopped 26 shots, netting his league-leading 22nd win in the process, as the 2nd-place Wranglers (27-13-4, 58 pts.) were too much for a depleted Eagles lineup (just 14 skaters) in the second game of this week's three-game set between the squads. The teams played an even first frame in terms of chances & ... Full Story

Las Vegas Clips Eagles in Final Minute of Overtime

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Las Vegas Wranglers edged the Colorado Eagles, 3-2, with a goal in the final minute of overtime.  Eric Lampe -- the ECHL's leading goal scorer -- notched both of the Wranglers' regulation goals as he continued his personal success against Colorado (21 points in seven games). Andrew Penner stonewalled the Wranglers in the first half of the opening period, moving from his right to left to stop Lampe on a back-door feed seven minutes in.  Then two minutes later, he ... Full Story

Eagles Split Series, Ontario Reigns 4-2 in Victory

ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles fell, 2-4, to the Ontario Reign, splitting their weekend series at Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Ontario scored the game's first three goals before the game's mid-point, giving them all they would need as four different players in all put the puck past Colorado's Kyle Jones. The home team dominated the first portion of the opening period, out-shooting Colorado, 11-2, early on and striking first when Bill Bagron found the back of the net just 4:20 ... Full Story

Ulanski Plays Hero Again in Back-and-Forth Game

  ONTARIO, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Ontario Reign, 6-4, in a back-and-forth affair to kick off a weekend set between the teams. Kevin Ulanski scored the game-winner and Chad Costello iced the contest with an empty-net tally as each player scored a pair of goals in the win. Ontario got the game's first goal on their first shot when Bill Bagron scored from atop the left circle on a shorthanded rush at 3:21. But just 27 seconds later, Costello (the league's leading ... Full Story

The Lady Eagles Have Landed

The Lady Eagles Have Landed

  NoCo Ice Center nets new locker room for growing girls’ hockey program FORT COLLINS, CO (January 19, 2012) – The Northern Colorado Youth Hockey (NCYH) Lady Eagles, a non-profit sports program affiliated with the Colorado Eagles professional hockey team, will celebrate the grand opening of its newly renovated girls-only locker room on Tuesday, January 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., at NoCo Ice Center west of Windsor. Players, coaches and parents will come together to ... Full Story

Fallon Leads Las Vegas to Another Home Win

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The Las Vegas Wranglers defeated the Colorado Eagles, 5-1, scoring five unanswered goals and getting great work from goaltender Joe Fallon.  Fallon stopped 32 of 33 shots, netting his league-leading 19th win of the season, and improving Las Vegas' record at home to 16-3-2. The teams combined for three goals in the first period, each of them coming via power plays.  Colorado failed to score on its first man-advantage opportunity, but opened the scoring on their second ... Full Story

Eagles Just Out of Condors’ Long Reach in 3-1

  BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Bakersfield Condors, 3-1, as Kyle Jones stopped 41 of 42 shots to pick up his 16th win of the season. The victory gave the Eagles a weekend split of the series in Southern California. Just like Friday night, one team controlled much of the play in the first period, but this time it was the Condors out-shooting the Eagles, 16-5. However, it was Colorado that once again got the game's first goal when Alex Penner found Aaron ... Full Story

Friday the 13th Certainly Unlucky for Eagles in Loss

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors doubled-up the Colorado Eagles, 4-2, in the first game of a weekend set between the teams.  The Condors, who entered the game with the worst record in the league, got two goals from their power play, which also entered the game as the worst in the league, as they were able to take advantage of odd rebounds all night long. Colorado jumped out to an early lead when Patrick Cey capitalized on an odd-man rush by putting home a Jake Marto rebound ... Full Story

Hats Off For Costello

Hats Off For Costello

Hats Off For Costello in his ECHL/Eagles Return LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Utah Grizzlies, 5-1, behind Chad Costello's four point night (3-1-4) and Andrew Penner's sharp play in net (24-of-25). Costello's big night came in his return to the Eagles' lineup after a two week stint in the AHL, and the league's leading scorer picked up where he left off. Costello made his presence back in the lineup known early, opening the scoring at 8:23. Andrew Engelage ventured behind ... Full Story

Wranglers Split Weekend Set With 7-4 Win

Wranglers Split Weekend Set With 7-4 Win

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles dropped a game to the Las Vegas Wranglers, 7-4, splitting their weekend set at the Budweiser Events Center.  The Pacific Division's top team -- sitting four points ahead of the Eagles in the Conference standings -- scored four goals in 144 seconds midway through the game to blow it open. The Eagles came out strong, building an early advantage in shots, but the Wranglers quickly swung momentum with the help of several power plays.  Peter ... Full Story

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