Moon returns for second season with Eagles

WINDSOR, Colo. – The Colorado Eagles announced that they have re-signed forward Nathan Moon for the 2015-16 season.

A fourth-round selection (120th overall) of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Moon was acquired last October in a trade with the Evansville IceMen and went on to post 42 points (13g-29a) in 47 games with the Eagles. He also earned a call-up to the AHL with the Adirondack Flames where he picked up one assist in six games.

The 25-year-old has generated 123 points (40g-83a) and 248 penalty minutes in 145 career ECHL games with Colorado, Evansville and Cincinnati. Moon was named to the ECHL All-Star Team in 2013 and played against the Colorado Eagles during the 2013 ECHL All-Star Game at the Budweiser Events Center. In addition, he has appeared in 92 AHL games with the Worcester Sharks, Springfield Falcons and Adirondack, registering 37 points (14g-23a). Moon also captured a Central Hockey League title with the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs as a rookie in 2011.

The Belleville, Ontario native enjoyed a standout career at the major-junior level, spending five seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Kingston Frontenacs. In 316 games with the Frontenacs, Moon produced 332 points (139g-193a) and 378 penalty minutes.