The San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League will have Star Wars night on Jan. 19 against the Bakersfield Condors at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Star Wars characters will be on the concourse throughout the game and the Gulls will be wearing Star Wars specialty jerseys during warmups. The jerseys will then be auctioned off at section 10 during the game. Spectators can be in attendance from 5-7 p.m. for a Star Wars pre-game tailgate party and have their picture taken with the characters.
The Gulls currently have a record of 16 wins, 11 regulation losses, one overtime loss and three shootout losses for 36 points. They are now in third place in the Pacific Division. The Condors have a record of 16 wins, 13 regulation losses, one overtime loss and one shootout loss for 34 points. San Diego's leading scorer is Troy Terry, who has 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points. Bakersfield's leading scorer is Tyler Benson, who has four goals and 19 assists for 23 points.
The Gulls are red hot at the moment. They have won their last five games. On Jan. 2, the Gulls beat the Condors 2-1 on a game-winning goal by Joseph Blandisi with 1:10 left in the third period that broke a 1-1 tie. On Jan. 4, the Gulls beat the San Jose Barracuda 4-3. Blandisi notched one goal and two assists for three points and Terry had two goals.
In Gulls news, Terry has been named to the AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 27 and Jan. 28 in Springfield, MA. There will be a skills challenge on Jan. 27 and game on Jan. 28. Terry currently leads all AHL rookies in assists, points and game-winning goals with three.
In Gulls transaction news, the Gulls' National Hockey League parent team, the Anaheim Ducks, traded goaltender Jared Coreau to the St. Louis Blues for future considerations on Jan. 3. Coreau, who will now play for the San Antonio Rampage, played 13 games for the Gulls this season. He had a record of three wins, six regulation losses and two losses in extra time, a goals against average of 3.57 and save percentage of .895. Coreau has 21 games of NHL experience with the Detroit Red Wings.
Get your tickets to see the San Diego Gulls and the Bakersfield Condors on Jan. 19 at the Pechanga Arena San Diego today!