• Gulls July 12, 2022 7:04 pm

    Roy Sommer, AHL's Winningest Coach, Takes Over Gulls

    San Diego is a desirable place to be, and that’s no different if you’re a head coach in the AHL. “It’s probably one of the most sought after positions in minor league hockey to get, and when they told me I got the job I was fired up.” Those were the words of Roy Sommer on Tuesday, when he...

  • hockey May 2, 2022 4:06 pm

    Gulls Reinforced and Ready to Renew Rivalry With the Reign in Playoffs

    The Gulls are back in the AHL playoffs and they have arguably the toughest road to a title of anyone in the league. San Diego is the 7th seed in the Pacific Division. They open with a best-of-three series in Ontario against the Reign, who have the AHL’s 3rd-best record. Win that and they know they get a best-of-five...

  • hockey March 28, 2022 1:29 pm

    Gulls' Limoges Unlikely Winner of AHL Player of the Week Award

    In March of 2021 the Gulls signed Alex Limoges to a Professional Tryout (PTO). He was coming off a senior season at Penn State where he wore the Captain’s “C” and led the Nittany Lions in goals and points, but wasn’t drafted by a single NHL club. Most players on a PTO are temporary fill-ins for injuries or promotions...

  • Gulls March 2, 2022 11:50 pm

    Dostal Caps Milestone Night With First Goalie Goal in Gulls History

    As if a 51-save performance wasn’t impressive enough. With 19 seconds left in their win at Colorado, Gulls netminder Lukas Dostal sent a puck the length of the ice and into the Eagles vacated net. It goes down as the first goalie goal in the history of the Ducks organization, and just the 17th in AHL history. San Diego beat…

  • hockey December 27, 2021 4:02 pm

    Gulls Games Postponed and San Diego Players Sent to NHL Taxi Squad

    The National Hockey League shut down temporarily in the midst of another COVID-19 surge. The American Hockey League has also seen several games postponed and even the Gulls, who last year was the only franchise to play its entire schedule, have been impacted. San Diego’s match against Henderson at Pechanga Arena that was set for Wednesday night is going...

  • hockey November 29, 2021 4:34 pm

    Gulls Prospect Wins AHL Player of the Week Honor

    The Gulls are the hottest team in the American Hockey League. They’ve won five straight games and in the span of a week and a half went from 9th (and last) place in the Pacific Division to 3rd place. A big part of that is young players living up to their potential and Brayden Tracey is figuring things out...

  • hockey November 15, 2021 1:35 pm

    Gulls Phenom Scores Incredible Goal Known as “The Michigan”

    This is not something that happens every day. When you see it in real time for the first time it’s natural to say … “What the hell just happened?” On Saturday night in Bakersfield, Gulls phenom Jacob Perreault, one of the top prospects in hockey, scored what’s known in the hockey world as The Michigan Goal. You can see...

  • hockey October 16, 2021 8:54 pm

    Gulls Roughed Up in Season Opener

    In a pair of exhibition games the Gulls had no trouble beating the Reign. San Diego outscored Ontario 9-4 and looked like the much better team. The regular season opener did not follow that script. The Gulls dropped their first game of the year 5-2 in the Inland Empire. The Reign got the first goal of the night with 23…

  • hockey September 3, 2021 9:22 pm

    Gulls Tickets Are Back on Sale

    The last time the Gulls played at Pechanga Arena was March of 2020. During the pandemic they played in Irvine at the Ducks training facility without anyone in the stands. So, this has been a (far too) long time coming. “I’m finally happy to say, as of today at 10:00 a.m. we are officially on sale again for tickets,” says…

  • hockey May 21, 2021 9:02 pm

    Gulls Open Playoffs With Win in Bakersfield

    Only one division in the American Hockey League is holding a playoff tournament. Only four teams are in the that tournament. One of them is the San Diego Gulls. They’re one win away from being one of the last two teams playing. San Diego opened the best-of-three Pacific Division semi-final with a 5-3 win in Bakersfield. Captain Sam Carrick...

  • AHL May 15, 2021 9:33 pm

    Gulls Finish Regular Season, Learn Playoff Seed

    The Gulls are one of the very few teams in the American Hockey League that was disciplined enough to play its entire 44-game schedule. San Diego finished the regular season without a major COVID-19 break, the final game was Saturday night in Colorado and it was a nice way to finish things off. San Diego won 3-2 in overtime when…

  • hockey April 24, 2021 7:45 pm

    Gulls Hit Jackpot vs Henderson

    The Gulls lost their first four meetings against the Henderson Silver Knights, the brand new affiliate of the Vegas Golden Knights. As the old saying goes, the 5th time is the charm. San Diego got a pair of power play goals in the 1st period and some stellar goaltending from Lukas Dostal in a 4-1 win over the Pacific Division…

  • hockey April 5, 2021 3:44 pm

    Gulls To Play Remainder of Season in Irvine

    The Gulls are one of the hottest teams in the American Hockey League. They’re won seven straight games and now they’re getting Trevor Zegras, the 5th-ranked prospect in hockey, back from the Ducks. While they’ve been playing their home games at PivePoint Arena in Irvine (the Ducks training facility) during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gulls have gone out of...

  • hockey March 28, 2021 3:05 pm

    Gulls Run Winning Streak to 4

    The Gulls started the year 6-0, then became victims of their own success. Teenage sensations Trevor Zegras and Jamie Drysdale, two of the top-50 prospects in hockey, were among the American Hockey League points leaders when they were called up to the NHL by the Ducks. It took a while for the Gulls to find their feet again. They lost…

  • hockey February 15, 2021 3:32 pm

    Gulls Undefeated Start Setting Records

    There are four undefeated teams in the American Hockey League. One of them is the San Diego Gulls. A year ago, the Gulls lost their first 6 games, a franchise record to start the season. This year … things are a little different. San Diego has won all five games it’s played, a franchise record to start the season. The…

  • Gulls February 15, 2021 12:12 am

    Gulls Win in OT, Reach 5-0 for First Time in Franchise History

    The Gulls only needed to hold off Colorado for 13 seconds to win in regulation. When that didn’t happen, they only needed 17 seconds to instead grab a win in overtime. Jamie Drysdale fired a wrister from the right circle past Eagle’s goalie Trent Miner to lift San Diego to a 3-2 victory. “I really liked the tone of our…

  • hockey February 13, 2021 9:54 pm

    Gulls Stay Perfect With Win Over Eagles

    Four games played. Eight points earned. This hockey thing is fun. The Gulls won their fourth straight game to start the season, this time a 3-2 victory over Colorado on Saturday night in Irvine. One constant this year (and one that head coach Kevin DIneen would probably like to stop) is the other team scored first. The Eagles got the…

  • hockey February 6, 2021 7:44 pm

    Gulls Youth is Served in Win Over Condors

    During the preseason Gulls head coach Kevin Dineen said he wasn’t worried about his offense because he had a nice stable of goal scorers. Coach was definitely not wrong. San Diego beat Bakersfield 4-3 on Saturday night, their second straight win to start the year. In two games the Gulls have scored eight goals. Just like Friday night Bakersfield...

  • hockey February 5, 2021 9:34 pm

    Gulls Finally Open Season, Beat Bakersfield

    The last time the Gulls played an American Hockey League game they beat Tucson 4-2. That was March 11, 2020, a wild 311 days ago. Chase De Leo scored the final goal that night. He got sick of waiting to score another one. De Leo found the net twice in a 4-1 win over Bakersfield in the first outing of…

  • hockey January 25, 2021 1:50 pm

    Gulls Roster Flush With Top Prospects

    The Gulls have always had good, young talent. But this year? They have something a little different. “Unreal, God-given talent, and now they’ve just got to hone in on it here in the American Hockey League,” says Gulls play-by-play announcer Andy Zilch. The talent belongs to four teenagers: wingers Brayden Tracey and Jacob Perreault, center Trevor Zegras and defenseman...

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