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Avalanche Farm Report: Oct. 10

The Eagles open up the regular season

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Colorado Eagles

The Colorado Eagles dropped both game to the Stockton Heat in their two-game homestand to open the regular season last weekend. Colorado opened the 2019-20 campaign at the Budweiser Events Center on Friday with a 5-2 loss before falling 4-2 on Saturday.

Goaltenders Antoine Bibeau and Adam Werner started in the two games against Stockton, with Bibeau saving 19-of-24 shots on Friday and Werner making 24-of-27 saves on Saturday.

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Avalanche Farm Report: Oct. 3

Eagles begin preseason action

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Colorado Eagles

The Colorado Eagles start their season on Friday with the first of back-to-back home games against the Stockton Heat.

Colorado lost both of its preseason outings last week but showed improvement in the box score from the first contest to the second. After losing 3-0 in the opener against the San Jose Barracuda, the Eagles converted on a few more offensive opportunities the next night in a 5-3 loss. Forwards Igor Shvyrev, Julien Nantel and Michael Joly all netted goals. 

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Avalanche Farm Report: Sept. 27

Several prospects begin their new seasons

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Minor-League Camps

The Colorado Eagles, the Colorado Avalanche's American Hockey League affiliate, began their three-day training camp on Monday with a total of 24 players reporting to camp. The club had two days of practices at Budweiser Events Center before heading to San Jose for two preseason games.

The Eagles fell 3-0 to the San Jose Barracuda on Friday, and the clubs will meet again on Saturday night. Colorado opens the regular season on Oct. 4 at home against the Stockton Heat, one day after the Avalanche plays its home opener.

The Utah Grizzlies, Colorado's ECHL affiliate, will play two preseason games on Oct. 4-5 at home against the Idaho Steelheads. Utah will begin the regular season on Oct. 11 versus Idaho.

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Avalanche Acquires Antoine Bibeau

Goaltender was an AHL All-Star in 2017-18

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The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced on Friday that the team has acquired goaltender Antoine Bibeau from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenseman Nicolas Meloche. Bibeau will report to the Colorado Eagles' training camp.

Bibeau, 25, spent the 2018-19 season with the American Hockey League's San Jose Barracuda, where he went 16-13-5 with a .904 save percentage and a 2.89 goals-against average.

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Eagles Unveil New Third Jersey for 2019-20 Season

Colorado's AHL affiliate will wear Avalanche-inspired sweater

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WINDSOR, Colo.--The Colorado Eagles have officially unveiled the team's new third jersey for the 2019-20 season. The new sweater reflects the Eagles affiliation with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche with the use of the Avalanche's team colors of burgundy, steel blue, black, silver and white.

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Eagles Aim for More Growth in AHL Year 2

Colorado's AHL training camp is underway

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Colorado Eagles players report for their 2019 American Hockey Leaague training camp on Monday, and this year's team looks to be the beneficiary of some tremendous depth at the NHL level, as well as some key additions during the offseason.

It has been an ongoing process that saw the groundwork being laid last season, the Eagles' first in the AHL.

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Eagles 2019 AHL Training Camp Schedule & Roster

On-ice activities start Tuesday in Loveland

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The Colorado Eagles, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche begin on-ice activities for its 2019 training camp on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at Budweiser Events Center.

All practices are open to the public and media unless otherwise noted (schedule is subject to change).

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Prospect Q&A: Travis Barron

Forward looks to improve this season

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Travis Barron was selected 191st overall by the Colorado Avalanche at the 2016 NHL Draft and is entering his second pro season with the organization. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound forward spent his first full professional campaign in 2018-19 with the Colorado Eagles of the American Hockey League and the ECHL Utah Grizzlies. The left wing suited up for 38 games with the Eagles--recording five points (three goals, two assists)--and 12 games with the Grizzlies, tallying eight points (two goals, six assists).

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Prospect Q&A: Josh Anderson

Defenseman is getting ready for his second pro season

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Josh Anderson, 21, is entering his second pro season with the Colorado Avalanche organization after spending the 2018-19 campaign with the ECHL Utah Grizzlies and American Hockey League's Colorado Eagles.

Prior to signing with Colorado on March 29, 2018, the 6-foot-2, 225-pound defenseman spent four-plus seasons playing in the Western Hockey League for the Prince George Cougars and Swift Current Broncos. In four seasons with the Cougars, he recorded 35 total points (nine goals, 26 assists) before being traded to the Broncos in 2018. Anderson went on to tally seven points (two goals, five assists) with Swift Current during the regular season and helped the club win the WHL championship.

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Prospect Q&A: Brandon Saigeon

Colorado's 2018 draft pick will play for the Eagles this season

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Brandon Saigeon, 21, signed an American Hockey League contract with the Colorado Eagles earlier this summer and is beginning his first professional season in 2019-20. The Grimsby, Ontario, native was a fifth-round draft pick (No. 140 overall) of the Colorado Avalanche in 2018.

After spending the previous four seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Hamilton Bulldogs, Saigeon was traded to the Oshawa Generals midway through the 2018-19 campaign. He played 68 games between the two teams last year and recorded a total of 92 points (37 goals, 55 assists) over the course of the season. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound center's draft year was particularly notable as he recorded 70 points (35 goals, 35 assists) in the regular season before posting 25 points (18 goals, seven assists) in the playoffs en route to an OHL championship.

Saigeon is at his second Avalanche training camp and was part of the squad that competed at the 2019 Anaheim Rookie Faceoff earlier this month. He recently sat down with to discuss his career in the OHL and the upcoming season.

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