Kruise Reddick scored an equalizer late in the first period, but Colorado responded with three second-period goals en route to a 5-1 victory over Idaho in an ECHL hockey game Saturday night.
The Steelheads (36-23-10) have lost five of their past six games since March 19, including four to the Eagles (39-26-4) in nine days. Colorado did its work on just 19 shots against Idaho goaltender Branden Komm. Philippe Desrosiers was recalled Saturday by the AHL’s Texas Stars.
Utah (38-26-6) joins the tie for the West Division lead with 82 points after a 2-0 home win over Alaska. Idaho and Colorado have three games left; Utah has two.