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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

Eagles, Jones Move Up in Standings

Eagles, Jones Move Up in Standings

LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Las Vegas Wranglers, 5-3, moving within a pair of points of the Western Conference's 2nd place team.  With the victory, Kyle Jones also moved up a pair of rankings lists; he is now tied for the ECHL lead with 15 wins, and he can now claim the second-most wins in franchise history with 44. Jones and the Eagles' penalty killers got the game off on the right skate for Colorado as they killed consecutive Wranglers power plays early in ... Full Story

Eagles end 2011 with point in shootout loss to Aces

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Alaska Aces came back from a 3-0 deficit to claim a 4-3 shootout win against the Colorado Eagles in the last of three games between the teams this week. By taking the game past regulation, the Eagles were able to claim their first point of the mini-series. Colorado came out of the gates strong, out-shooting the Aces 14-7 in the first period on the way to a 3-0 lead. Aaron Schneekloth scored the first goal at 2:18 with a shot from the right point that made ... Full Story

Eagles dealt first ECHL shutout by Aces

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The defending ECHL champion Alaska Aces shutout the Colorado Eagles, 4-0, as Adam Courchaine stopped just 19 shots in the victory. It marked the Eagles first shutout in the ECHL, and their first since March 5. The 19 shots represented a season low for Colorado, after they registered just 20 in Wednesday night's Alaskan affair. The Eagles had a strong early effort in the first five minutes of the opening frame before the Aces grabbed control of the period's play. ... Full Story

Eagle’s streak goes cold in Alaska

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The defending champion Alaska Aces defeated a short-benched Colorado Eagles team (just 13 skaters), 4-1, ending the Eagles' seven-game winning streak & 11-game point streak. Dan Kissel and Wes Goldie combined for six points on the night in the battle between the top two teams in the ECHL. Alaska scored the game's first goal -- as they've made a habit of doing this season -- just 3:30 into the opening period. The play developed when Aaron Schneekloth's pass ... Full Story

Eagles in 6-0 win over Utah

Eagles in 6-0 win over Utah

  Eagles Give Fans Early Present With 6-0 Win Over Utah    LOVELAND, Colo. - The Eagles continued their winning ways with a 6-0 victory over the Utah Grizzlies, claiming at least a point in their 11th game in a row with their seventh consecutive win. Kyle Jones stopped 22 shots to post his second shutout of the season as Colorado climbed closer to the top of the ECHL standings with a record of 18-8-3 (39 points).   Colorado out-shot Utah 20-8 on the way to ... Full Story

Eagles Move into 2nd Place

  Eagles Move into 2nd Place With Another Road Win       BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Bakersfield Condors, 3-2, moving into 2nd place in the Western Conference as they picked up a point in their 10th straight game. Andrew Penner stopped 34 of 36 shots on his 29th birthday and helped the Eagles become the first team in the league with double-digit road wins (10-3-2).   The Condors got off to a quick start, scoring just 32 ... Full Story

Eagles Win Another Wild One in Las Vegas

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Las Vegas Wranglers, 6-4, in a wild game at the Orleans Arena.  The Eagles built a 6-0 lead in the first half of the contest (with five goals from defensemen), only to watch the Wranglers score four unanswered prior to playing the last 1:40 with a two-man advantage. The win marked the 9th game in a row in which the Eagles have claimed at least a point as they continue their climb up the ECHL standings. The Eagles played ... Full Story

Costello Leads Eagles’ Offensive Explosion

Costello Leads Eagles’ Offensive Explosion

  LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Utah Grizzlies, 7-2, as the two short-benched teams met for the third time in four days.  The win -- fueled in part by the first hat trick of Chad Costello's career -- marked the eight game in a row in which Colorado has earned a point.  Michael Forney (2-1-3) & Adam Chorneyk0 (0-3-3) each had three-point nights as Costello's linemates. The Eagles owned the first period, out-shooting the Grizzlies 13-3 (tying the ... Full Story

Eagles Continue Mountain Division Climb With Win Over

  WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Colorado Eagle defeated the Utah Grizzlies, 3-2, taking the first two contests in this week’s three game series. The win marked the seventh straight game in which the Eagles have earned at least a point, and moved them solidly into second place in the Mountain Division, and within three points of second place in the Western Conference. Once again the Eagles skated short-benched, starting the game with just 13 skaters, and playing the second half of ... Full Story

Eagles Move Into Second Place

  WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah - The Colorado Eagles defeated the Utah Grizzlies, 5-4, in a shootout, overtaking the home team for sole possession of second place in the ECHL's Mountain Division. It was another close contest between the evenly-matched teams in the first of three games in four days between them. Colorado came back from several deficits throughout the game and forced overtime by scoring a shorthanded goal late in the third period. The Eagles got off to a fast start with a ... Full Story

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