The San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League will have special promotions on Dec. 15 when they host the San Jose Barracuda at the Valley View Casino Center. In addition to having a Gulliver Nutcracker Giveaway, the Gulls are having a teddy bear drive and winter wonderland pre-game tailgate party.
The Gulls currently have a record of eight wins, seven losses, an overtime loss and a shootout loss for 18 points. The Barracuda meanwhile lead the Pacific Division of the AHL with a record of 11 wins, three losses, an overtime loss and two shootout losses for 25 points. The Gulls leading scorer at the moment is Corey Tropp, who has six goals and 11 assists for 17 points. The Barracuda leading scorer is Francis Perron, who has nine goals and eight assists for 17 points.
The Gulls have won two of their last three games. On Nov. 25, the Gulls defeated the Stockton Heat 6-3 and on Nov. 30, the Gulls defeated the Manitoba Moose 2-1. In the Gulls win over the Heat, it was a marvelous game for Sam Carrick, as he had five points. Carrick and three goals and two assists. In the Gulls win over the Moose, Joseph Blandisi scored the game-winning goal shorthanded with 5:17 left in the third period to break a 1-1 deadlock.
The Gulls are currently promoting their holiday pack. Fans can purchase two tickets to three games and receive holiday Gulls socks. The tickets part of the package are Jan. 19 versus the Bakersfield Condors (Star Wars Night), Feb. 23 against the San Antonio Rampage (Cowboy Hat giveaway night) and March 23 against the Ontario Reign (cooler giveaway).
The Gulls' parent team, the Anaheim Ducks, have sent down goaltender Kevin Boyle and left winger Kalle Kossila to the Gulls. Boyle has a record of five wins, four losses, a goals against average of 3.27, and a save percentage of .908. Kossila has three goals and four assists for seven points with the Gulls and one goal in eight games with the Ducks.
Get your Tickets to see the San Diego Gulls and the San Jose Barracuda on Dec. 15 at the Valley View Casino Center today!