LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles organization has two main motivations in their quest to capture the 2018 Kelly Cup Championship: defend last year’s title win, and claim the Cup one more time before moving up to the AHL. After a Game 7 victory over Fort Wayne, they are one step closer to their unprecedented goal.
LOVELAND, Colo. - After falling down 2-1 for the series in the Western Conference Final, the Colorado Eagles came back strong to win Games 4 and 5 against Fort Wayne in Indiana. With a 3-2 series lead heading back to Loveland, Colorado looked to close out Fort Wayne in Game 6. The Komets, however, had other plans.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - In the first two games played in Colorado, both were very physical, chippy contests. When the series shifted to northeast Indiana, the series seemed to take on a "controlled chaos" feel, with both goaltenders standing tall. In Saturday night's pivotal game five, the "controlled chaos" continued.
After a standout performance from their goaltender Michael Houser on Wednesday night, the Fort Wayne Komets wanted to have a repeat of the results and take a commanding 3-1 lead in the ECHL Western Conference Final. The Colorado Eagles looked to stay disciplined and out of penalty trouble as the Fort Wayne power play has killed them in this series.
fter an eventful two games in Colorado, the ECHL Western Conference Final shifts to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Both teams are looking for momentum as the Eagles had found it in game one.
PRINCETON, N.J. - The ECHL announced on Monday that four players have been suspended and fined for their roles in the pregame brawl before game two of the Western Conference Finals in Colorado Sunday night
LOVELAND, Colo. - Fort Wayne goaltender Michael Houser was bumped into, knocked around, and flat out barreled over by the Colorado Eagles in Game 1 of the ECHL Western Conference Final.
LOVELAND, Colo. - Colorado Eagles forward Michael Joly was the ECHL’s leading goal-scorer for the 2018 regular season, netting 41 goals in 52 games.
The second round of the 2018 Kelly Cup Playoffs is complete, with all four divisions now providing a sole representative. In the West, Colorado worked quickly to sweep Idaho four games to none, and Fort Wayne scraped to defeat Toledo in six games.
After sweeping the Idaho Steelheads in the second round of the 2018 ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs, the Colorado Eagles look forward to the winner of the Toledo-Fort Wayne series out in the Central Division to determine who they will face in the Western Conference Finals.