Eagles sign forward Tsekos and recall D’Astous

March 24, 2022

WINDSOR, CO. — The Colorado Eagles, proud AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, announced the team has signed forward Zach Tsekos to an amateur tryout deal for the remainder of the season and inked the 25-year-old to a one-way AHL contract for the 2022-23 campaign. Tsekos recently wrapped up an NCAA career that saw him score 39 goals and 78 assists in 153 combined games with Sacred Heart University and Clarkson University.

The 5-foot-10, 185-pound center started his college career with Sacred Heart, tallying 12 goals and 30 assists in 62 games. Tsekos then moved to Clarkson where he would earn All-Star ECAC honors in 2021 and 2022, while also being named the league’s top defensive forward in each of those seasons. The Montreal, Que., native won the ECAC Student Athlete of the Year award in the 2019-20 campaign and was also named Clarkson’s team captain in 2020. Free agent no drafted, Tsekos tied for second on the Golden Knights roster last season with 15 goals. , while his 31 points were good for third place.

In another roster move, the Eagles recalled defenseman Charle-Edouard D’Astous from the Utah Grizzlies of the ECHL. D’Astous currently leads the Grizzlies and all ECHL defensemen with 24 goals and 53 points in 48 games.

The Eagles will be back in action when they travel to face the San Jose Barracuda on Saturday March 26and at 2:15 p.m. MT at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. Tickets for all regular season games are on sale now and start at just $19. You can find more information about ticket packages, theme tickets and promotional nights by visiting ColoradoEagles.com or calling the Ticket Department at (970) 686-7468.

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