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Brandon Saigeon Inks AHL Deal with Eagles

The forward was drafted by the Avalanche in 2018

by Colorado Eagles @ColoradoEagles / ColoradoEagles.com

WINDSOR, Colo.--The Colorado Eagles, proud affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed forward Brandon Saigeon to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season.

Saigeon recently finished a five-year career at the major-junior level with the Oshawa Generals, Hamilton Bulldogs and Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League. During that time, the 21-year-old netted 105 goals and 146 assists in 304 games, including 37 goals and 55 assists in 68 games during his final season in 2018-19.

A fifth-round pick of the Colorado Avalanche in the 2018 NHL Draft (No. 140 overall), Saigeon helped lead the Bulldogs to an OHL championship in the 2017-18 season with 35 goals and 35 assists in 65 regular-season contests and 18 goals and seven assists in 21 playoff games.

Saigeon produced three seasons with at least 20 goals and two years with 30 or more goals. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound center was drafted fourth overall by Belleville in the 2014 OHL Priority Selection. He has also participated in the Colorado Avalanche's development camp in both 2018 and 2019.

The 2019-20 season begins when the Eagles host the Stockton Heat on Friday, Oct. 4 at the Budweiser Events Center. Tickets for all regular-season contests will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. MT. 

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