The Avalanche and the NHL get all the headlines about the 2020-21 season, like “when will it start?”, “will fans be in the stands?” and that’s because the NHL is the dominant hockey league in the world. But lost in the conversation of late is: “What about the American Hockey League?” Specifically, “what about the Colorado Eagles?”
Quite frankly, it’s not a good situation for the Eagles, the Avalanche’s American Hockey League affiliate. It’s not a good situation for any AHL franchise right now, in fact. The problem, of course, is the coronavirus.