The San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League will be playing against their Pacific Division rivals, the Stockton Heat on Fri., Oct. 26 at the Valley View Casino Center. The Gulls are offering a special promotion for the evening. For only $99, fans can purchase a Family Four Pack. Inside the pack is four tickets, four hot dogs and four sodas. It is also $2 Bud Light Night.
The game against the Heat (Tickets) on Oct. 26 for the Gulls is the first game of a back-to-back at the Valley View Casino Center. They also host the Tucson Roadrunners on Sat., Oct. 27 (Tickets) on Gulls and Goblins Night.
The Heat have opened the season with a regulation loss and an overtime loss. They lost 8-1 to the Bakersfield Condors to start the season and then lost 6-5 the next night in overtime to the Ontario Reign.
The Roadrunners were the Gulls' first opponent of the 2018-19 American Hockey League season. On Oct. 6, the Gulls lost 6-4 to Tucson in Arizona.
In Gulls news, San Diego has named defenseman Jaycob Megna the Gulls captain for the 2018-19 AHL regular season. Megna was the Anaheim Ducks seventh-round pick, 210th overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Last season with the Gulls, Megna had two goals and 10 assists for 12 points in 49 games. He also played 14 NHL regular season games with the Ducks and had one assist, two penalty minutes and was a -4. His first career NHL regular season point came on a goal by Dennis Rasmussen in a 6-2 Ducks win over the Montreal Canadiens on Oct. 20, 2017.
Four other players have joined the Gulls since Oct. 6. San Diego signed Peter Sivak and Ryan Tesink to professional tryouts, Logan Shaw to a one year contract, while the Anaheim Ducks assigned Pontus Aberg to San Diego.
Sivak, a right winger, shared his time last season with the Utah Grizzlies and Rapid City Rush of the ECHL. In 62 games he had 26 goals and 35 assists for 61 points, 32 penalty minutes and was a -1.
Tesink, a left winger, was originally drafted in the sixth round, 162nd overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. In 49 ECHL games last season with the Rush and Tulsa Oilers, Tesink had 14 goals and 10 assists for 24 points, 81 penalty minutes and was a -6.
Shaw, a center, was originally drafted in the third round, 76th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He has played 180 NHL regular season games with the Panthers, Ducks and Canadiens. He has 12 goals and 19 assists for 31 points. Last season with the Ducks and Canadiens, Shaw had four goals and 10 assists for 14 points in 72 regular season games.
Aberg, a left winger, played 53 NHL games last season with the Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers. He had four goals and 12 assists for 16 points. Aberg has five goals and 13 assists for 18 points over three NHL seasons with the Predators, Oilers and Ducks.
Get your Tickets to see the San Diego Gulls and the Stockton Heat on Oct. 20 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego today!