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Eagles Sign Julien Nantel to AHL Contract

Forward was drafted by the Avalanche in 2014

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WINDSOR, Colo.--The Colorado Eagles, proud affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has re-signed forward Julien Nantel to an AHL contract for the 2019-20 season. Nantel posted one goal and three assists in 45 AHL games with Colorado during the 2018-19 season. He also collected six goals and three assists in 10 games with the ECHL's Utah Grizzlies last season.

The 22-year-old captured two ECHL Kelly Cup championships with the Eagles during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. The Laval, Quebec, native has appeared in 152 total games in the American Hockey League; he collected 11 goals and five assists in two seasons with the San Antonio Rampage (2016-2018).

Nantel was selected by the Avalanche in the seventh round of the 2014 NHL Draft at No. 202 overall. Prior to turning pro, he amassed 63 goals and 79 assists in 188 games in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and helped the Huskies win the QMJHL championship in 2016.

The Eagles' 2019-20 season begins on Friday, Oct. 4 when they host the Stockton Heat 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. Season tickets for the 2019-20 season are available now and can be reserved with a deposit of just $100 per seat by calling (970) 686-SHOT.

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