First-year Eagles take flight into playoffs

The Colorado Eagles clinched the Pacific Division’s final playoff berth on Saturday night.

The Eagles defeated San Jose, 3-2, and then watched San Diego finish off a 4-3 win over Tucson to eliminate the Roadrunners and send Colorado to the postseason in its first season in the AHL.

The fourth-place Eagles will face Bakersfield in the Pacific Division semifinals.

The AHL’s 2018-19 regular season ends Sunday. For more information and daily updates on the Calder Cup Playoff races, check out the official AHL Playoff Primer.