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Eagles Sign Center Gabriel Fontaine to AHL Contract

September 25, 2021 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Colorado Eagles News Release

WINDSOR, CO. - The Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, have announced that the team has signed center Gabriel Fontaine to an AHL contract for the 2021-22 season. A sixth-round pick of the New York Rangers in 2016, Fontaine has posted 21 goals and 27 assists in four seasons with the AHL's Hartford Wolfpack.

The 6-foot-1,195-pound forward notched a career-high 11 goals and 15 assists during the 2018-19 season. Prior to moving to the professional level, Fontaine enjoyed a four-year career in the QMJHL with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and Sherbrooke Phoenix. In 194 total QMJHL contests, the Montreal, Quebec native generated 47 goals and 70 assists, while also helping lead the Huskies to a QMJHL Championship during the 2015-16 campaign.

Colorado will face the San Jose Barracuda in a pair of preseason games which will take place on Saturday, October 9th at 6:00pm MT and Sunday, October 10th at 2:00pm MT at the Budweiser Events Center, which is now open to 100% fan capacity. Tickets for all preseason and regular season games are on sale now and start at just $19. Season tickets for the 2021-22 season are also on sale now and can be secured with a deposit of just $100 per seat by visiting or by calling the ticket department at (970) 686-7468.

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