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Henry Records Hat Trick As Pats Eliminate Broncos

Regina will face the Hamilton Bulldogs in the semifinals on Friday

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche prospect Nick Henry scored three different ways on Wednesday as the Regina Pats punched their ticket to the 2018 Memorial Cup semifinals.

The Pats defeated rival and the Western Hockey League champion Swift Current Broncos 6-5 in front of 6,484 in the final contest of round-robin play at Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Henry tallied the opening goal of the high-scoring affair with Regina's first power-play marker of the night 7:36 into the matchup. The Pats went 3-for-5 with the man advantage, including the game-winner with 1:37 remaining in the contest.

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Eagles Return to Kelly Cup Finals After OT Victory in Game 7

Colorado rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the ECHL Western Conference

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

LOVELAND, Colo.--The Colorado Eagles' ECHL title defense continues.

Ryan Olsen scored a power-play goal 10:34 into overtime on Wednesday night to give the Eagles a 4-3 come-from-behind victory against the Fort Wayne Komets in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals at Budweiser Events Center.

Colorado tallied twice in the final eight minutes of the third period to erase a two-goal deficit and took advantage of the only power-play opportunity of OT to advance to its second consecutive Kelly Cup Finals. The team won the championship last season after defeating the South Carolina Stingrays in four games.

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Game 7 Set After Komets Defeat Eagles 3-2

Avalanche prospect Julien Nantel had two points for Colorado

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

LOVELAND, Colo.--It's going to take seven games to decide a Western Conference champion in the ECHL.

The Colorado Eagles fell 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Budweiser Events Center in Game 6 of the conference finals as the Fort Wayne Komets evened the series at 3-3. The teams will play the decisive seventh game on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Loveland.

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Avalanche Farm Report - May 22

Eagles take 3-2 series lead in ECHL Western Conference Finals

by Taylor Hodapp / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Eagles (ECHL)

The Colorado Eagles can earn a berth to the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoff Finals this week as the squad is up 3-2 in its seven-game series against the Fort Wayne Komets. Game 6 will take place in Colorado on Tuesday.

Colorado went 2-1 in three outings in Fort Wayne this week. After losing 4-2 in Game 3 on Wednesday, the Eagles bounced back with a 2-1 win in Game 4 on Friday. Cannata started between the pipes in both contests and made 22 saves and 33 saves respectively, and Travis Barron recorded his fourth assist of the postseason in Game 4.

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Broncos Drop Second Game Of 2018 Memorial Cup

Swift Current faces Regina in the final round-robin game on Wednesday

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Swift Current Broncos fell 2-1 to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Monday at Brandt Center in each team's second outing of the 2018 Memorial Cup.

Early in the first period, the Bulldogs registered a power-play goal but the Broncos tied the game with a man-advantage marker of their own midway through the second stanza to even the score at 1-1.  

The Ontario Hockey League champion Hamilton broke the tie by recording the game-winning marker with just 2:01 left in regulation after peppering Swift Current goaltender Stuart Skinner throughout the matchup. The Bulldogs outshot the Broncos 56-22 and earned their first win of the tournament.

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Late Rally Falls Short for Henry and the Pats

Avalanche prospect Nick Henry scores another goal during the Memorial Cup

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

A four-goal third period wasn't enough for the Regina Pats to rally from behind as they lost 8-6 to the Acadie-Bathurst Titan on Sunday in each team's second game of the 2018 Memorial Cup.

The Pats nearly erased a 7-2 deficit in the final 20 minutes of play, but the Titan's Ethan Crossman's goal 1:39 into the third stanza proved to create a lead that was too much for the Memorial Cup hosts to overcome at Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan.

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Eagles Take Series Lead With Double Overtime Win

Colorado can win the series at home on Tuesday

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Eagles took the series lead over the Fort Wayne Komets with a 4-3 double overtime win on Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.

Colorado Avalanche goaltending prospect Joe Cannata made 51 saves in the win, including 12 in extra time, and Brady Shaw scored the game-winner 2:38 into the second overtime stanza.

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Swift Current Broncos Fall In Overtime

The Broncos lost 4-3 to the QMJHL champion Acadie-Bathurst Titan

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Western Hockey League champion Swift Current Broncos fell 4-3 in overtime to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League champion Acadie-Bathurst in Regina, Saskatchewan on Saturday.

It was the first game for both teams in the 2018 Memorial Cup and Swift Current defenseman and Colorado Avalanche prospect Josh Anderson finished with a plus-1 rating.

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Henry Scores Winner In Memorial Cup Opener

The host Regina Pats take the first game of Canadian Hockey League tournament

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche prospect Nick Henry was the hero for the Regina Pats in the first game of the 2018 Memorial Cup on Friday night.

Henry scored the game-winning goal with 33 seconds left in the third period to lead the Pats to a 3-2 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs at Brandt Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan. It was Regina's first contest since losing in Game 7 of Western Hockey League Playoffs first round on April 2.

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Eagles Even Western Conference Finals 2-2

Joe Cannata made 33 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Fort Wayne Komets in Game 4

by Ron Knabenbauer @RonKnab / ColoradoAvalanche.com

The Colorado Eagles evened their Western Conference Finals series against the Fort Wayne Komets at 2-2 on Friday night.

Michael Joly scored two goals in the first period and Colorado Avalanche goaltending prospect Joe Cannata made 33 saves in Colorado's 2-1 victory in Game 4 at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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