The San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League will have Rockin' Baja Lobster Taco Wednesday on Feb. 20 when they host the Tucson Roadrunners at the Pechanga Arena San Diego. For only $5, fans receive their choice of two chicken tacos or two Carne Asada street tacos. Also for a great price, Gulls fans can purchase two tickets, two Bud Lights and two hot dogs as part of the Bud Light Hockey Night Out Pack.
The Gulls currently are in third place in the Pacific Division with a record of 24 wins, 13 regulation losses, two overtime losses and three shootout losses for 53 points. They currently have a three-game winning streak after beating the Texas Stars 4-1 on Jan. 26, the Ontario Reign 6-1 on Feb. 1 and the Iowa Wild 4-1 on Feb. 2.
In the Gulls win over the Stars, Ben Street led the team in scoring with three points (two goals and one assist). In the Gulls dominant win over the Reign, it was a marvelous game for Sam Steel, as he had two goals and two assists for four points. Other Gulls players with a multi-point game in their five-goal win over Ontario were Sam Carrick (one goal and one assist), Josh Mahura (two assists) and Troy Terry (two assists). Meanwhile, in San Diego's win over Iowa, Chase De Leo and Justin Kloos each had a multi-point game as they had two points each. De Leo had one goal and one assist and Kloos had two assists.
The Roadrunners are currently in fourth place in the Pacific Division and two points back of the Gulls. They have a record of 23 wins, 14 regulation losses, four overtime losses and one shootout loss for 51 points. Their leading scorer is defenseman Kyle Capobianco, who has a team-high 32 points (seven goals and 25 assists). The Gulls leading scorer is Carrick, who has 40 points (21 goals and 19 assists).
With the Anaheim Ducks struggling and having a break because of the National Hockey League All-Star Game, the Ducks sent six players down to San Diego and called up four players from the Gulls since Jan. 21. Among the players the Ducks called up were right-winger Adam Cracknell on Jan. 22, defenseman Korbinian Holzer on Jan. 24, defenseman Jaycob Megna on Jan. 31 and right winger Patrick Eaves on Feb. 2.
Cracknell has seven goals and six assists for 13 points with the Gulls this season. Holzer has two goals and one assist for three points with the Gulls and one assist in two games with the Ducks. Megna has two goals and 11 assists for 13 points with the Gulls, while Eaves has one assist in five games with the Gulls.
The players the Ducks sent down to San Diego were center Justin Kloos on Jan. 21, right winger Troy Terry on Jan. 24, left winger Max Jones on Jan. 24, and defensemen Jacob Larsson, Andy Welinski and Andrej Sustr on Jan. 24. Kloos has four assists in five games with the Gulls, and 12 goals and 18 assists for 30 points in 34 games with the Wild. Terry had one goal and one assist for two points with the Ducks in 10 games and 16 goals and 23 assists for 39 points in 36 games with the Gulls. Jones has 13 goals and 13 assists for 26 points in 36 games with the Gulls. Larsson has three assists in eight games with the Gulls and two assists in 38 games with the Ducks. Welinski has six goals and seven assists for 13 points in 18 games with the Gulls and two assists in 19 games with the Ducks. Sustr has two assists in 20 games with the Gulls.
In other Gulls news, Gulls goaltender Kevin Boyle was named to the AHL All-Star Classic in Springfield on Jan. 28. In the Pacific Division's 4-2 win over the North Division, Boyle made four saves on four shot attempts.
Get your tickets to see the San Diego Gulls and the Tucson Roadrunners on Feb. 20 at the Pechanga Arena San Diego today!