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By: JP Puma
Eagles Announce Opening Day Roster
Club opens 10th season tomorrow at home versus Alaska
LOVELAND, Colo. - The Colorado Eagles of the ECHL, proud affiliate of the NHL's Winnipeg Jets & the AHL's St. John's IceCaps, announced today their season-opening roster as they prepare to open their 10th season tomorrow night at the Budweiser Events Center against the Alaska Aces.
There are 19 active players listed on their roster, and three placed on the reserve list. Teams can have up to 20 players on their active roster, and up to 22 players including their reserves. They can also place an unlimited number of players on the 21-day injured reserve list. The Eagles will open the season with 12 forwards (two reserve), eight defensemen (one reserve) & two goaltenders (listed below).
Forwards (* = reserve): Adam Chorneyko*, Jack Combs, Chad Costello, Trent Daavettila, Norm Ezekiel, Michael Forney, Gabe Gauthier, Dylan Hood*, Teegan Moore, Riley Nelson, Kyle Ostrow, Joey Sides
Defensemen (* = reserve): Jason Beatty, Arthur Bidwill, Collin Bowman*, Kyle Hood, Jake Marto, Aaron Schneekloth, Isaac Smeltzer, Cody Sol
Goaltenders: Adam Brown, Kyle Jones
The 2012-13 season starts Friday when the Eagles take on the Alaska Aces in the first of back-to-back games at the Budweiser Events Center. Tickets for all Eagles home games can be purchased at www.ComcastTix.com, the Budweiser Events Center box office, or by calling 1-877-544-TIXX (8499) or 970-686-SHOT (7468).