GULLS ANNOUNCE 2018-19 SCHEDULE FORMAT AND GUARANTEED DATES

//GULLS ANNOUNCE 2018-19 SCHEDULE FORMAT AND GUARANTEED DATES

GULLS ANNOUNCE 2018-19 SCHEDULE FORMAT AND GUARANTEED DATES

May 11, 2018

The American Hockey League’s (AHL) Board of Governors has approved the schedule format for the 2018-19 season, and in addition the Gulls also announced today six guaranteed dates for the AHL season.

A member of the seven-team Pacific Division in the AHL’s Western Conference, the Gulls 2018-19 schedule will feature 68 games with 34 home dates at Valley View Casino Center. San Diego’s schedule will include 56 games against the Pacific Division’s other six clubs and 12 inter-conference games against four teams from the Central Division.

San Diego will open its 2018-19 home schedule on Friday, Oct. 12 at Valley View Casino Center, one of six home contests confirmed by the AHL. Other guaranteed home dates for San Diego include Friday, Nov. 9, Saturday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 23, Saturday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Jan. 4. Opponents for each of the six guaranteed games will be revealed at a later date as part of the AHL’s full 2018-19 schedule release.

The Gulls’ inter-division schedule will see the club face in-state rivals Ontario Reign on 12 occasions (six home, six road), Bakersfield Condors and San Jose Barracuda on 10 occasions (five home, five road), and the Colorado Eagles, Stockton Heat and Tucson Roadrunners on eight occasions (four home, four road).

San Diego’s inter-conference schedule will see the Gulls face the Manitoba Moose on four occasions (two home, two road) and two games in a home-and-home schedule with each of the Iowa Wild, Milwaukee Admirals, San Antonio Rampage and Texas Stars.

As part of the AHL’s division realignment for next season, Colorado will join the Pacific Division in their inaugural AHL season while San Antonio and Texas join the Central Division.

2018-19 Guaranteed Dates:

Friday, Oct. 12
Friday, Nov. 9
Saturday, Nov. 10
Friday, Nov. 23
Saturday, Dec. 15
Friday, Jan. 4

2018-19 Schedule Format:

Ontario – 12 games
Bakersfield – 10 games
San Jose – 10 games
Colorado – 8 games
Stockton – 8 games
Tucson – 8 games
Manitoba – 4 games
Iowa – 2 games
Milwaukee – 2 games
San Antonio – 2 games
Texas – 2 games

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