Picture: Ashley PottsSPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League introduced at the moment that Colorado Eagles defenseman Kevin Connauton has been chosen because the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week for the interval ending December 22, 2019.Connauton tallied three objectives and 7 assists for 10 factors in 4 video games because the Eagles entered the Christmas break driving a five-game successful streak.Connauton started the busy week by scoring a aim and including two assists because the Eagles rallied for a 5-Three win over Manitoba on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, he sparked the Eagles’ offense with two objectives and three assists as Colorado rolled to a 10-Four victory over the Moose. On Saturday, Connauton assisted on the successful aim in Colorado’s Four-1 win over Bakersfield, and he prolonged his scoring streak to 6 video games with one other help in Sunday’s 7-5 determination over the Condors.Connauton has totaled 4 objectives and 14 assists for 18 factors, together with a team-leading plus-13 ranking, in 24 video games with the Eagles this season, whereas additionally showing in a single NHL sport with the father or mother Colorado Avalanche. Connauton, an AHL All-Star in 2012, has appeared in 247 AHL video games with Colorado, Tucson, Texas, Chicago and Manitoba, amassing 38 objectives and 71 assists for 109 factors. Vancouver’s third-round alternative within the 2009 NHL Draft, Connauton has additionally compiled 27 objectives and 49 assists for 76 factors in 311 profession NHL video games with Dallas, Columbus, Arizona and Colorado. He was acquired by the Avalanche in a commerce with Arizona on June 25, 2019.In recognition of being named the CCM/AHL Participant of the Week, Connauton might be offered with an etched crystal award previous to an upcoming Eagles house sport.