Eagles Strengthen Defense, Bring Back Beatty & JonesAugust 29, 2012 - ECHL (ECHL) Colorado Eagles
Beatty returns for his sixth year with the Eagles, and is coming off a season that saw him record a career-high in goals (5) despite playing in just 41 games. In 266 games with Colorado, the 6-foot-1-inch, 225-pound defenseman has recorded 53 points and 461 penalty minutes.
Jones led the ECHL in wins last season (31), ranked 2nd in saves (1,373) and 3rd in minutes (2,951). The netminder ranks 2nd on the Eagles' all-time wins list, accumulating a record of 60-25-7 over the past two seasons. A former D-III standout, Jones was also the starting goalie for the All-Star team in the 2011 CHL All-Star game.
The 2012-13 season starts in October (a complete schedule can be found at www.ColoradoEagles.com). Tickets for all Eagles home games will go on sale September 21 and 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).
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