Gulls comeback falls short in Stockton despite third period goals from Jack Kopacka and Andrew Poturlaski. Kiefer Sherwood recorded two points (1G/1A) and Kevin Boyle made 27 saves.
The Gulls are still searching for their first win of the season after dropping their home opener 5-1 to the Stockton Heat. Daniel Sprong scored the lone goal for San Diego. Byron Froese netted two goals to lead the Heat to their fourth victory in five games this season, while Alan Quine and Dillon Dube each earned two assists and Zac Leslie earned a goal and an assist.
Cal Petersen shines with 33 saves and Ontario nets four goals in the third period to run away with a 6-2 win at Pechanga Arena in the first of a home-and-home matchup between the SoCal rivals.
Antoine Morand's first pro goal and another power-play tally for Chris Wideman not enough as Ontario's Matt Luff scores late in regulation for a 3-2 Reign victory at Toyota Arena.
Gulls earn first win of the season with 5-4 victory over Colorado to kick off Military Weekend. Blake Pietila recorded his first goal as part of a three-point game (1G/2A) as the Gulls also received goals from Sam Carrick, Daniel Sprong, Alex Dostie, and the game-winning goal from Isac Lundestrom. Goaltender Anthony Stolarz picked up his first win after making 30 saves.
Alex Dostie, Jack Kopacka, Kiefer Sherwood and Sam Carrick all scored goals and added an assist to lead the Gulls to their third consecutive win with a 5-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors at Mechanics Bank Arena.
Gulls win fourth straight as Anthony Stolarz stopped 31-of-32 shots to backstop the Gulls to a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Barracuda at SAP Center. Sam Carrick scored the game-winning goal for the second straight game and Alex Dostie and Blake Pietila each netted goals in the win.
Sam Carrick scored three goals, the first home hat trick in Gulls history as the Gulls set a club record with nine goals in a 9-3 win over the San Jose Barracuda at Pechanga Arena. Defenseman Chris Wideman posted a career-tying three assists while 13 Gulls skaters tallied points in the contest, including seven with multi-point efforts. Anthony Stolarz stopped 32 shots en route to his fifth straight win, tying a career high.
Chris Wideman recorded three points for the second straight game and Anthony Stolarz set a new career high with his sixth straight victory as the Gulls routed the Ontario Reign 6-2 at Toyota Arena. The Gulls improved to 6-1-0-0 in the month of November, outscoring teams 36-21 over that span.
Anthony Stolarz collected his career-high seventh consecutive victory with 27 saves as the Gulls completed the back-to-back sweep against the Ontario Reign with a 5-1 win on Saturday night at Pechanga Arena. The win marked the fourth straight on home ice as San Diego improved to 7-1-0-0 in the month of November, co-leading the AHL in wins this month.
In a battle between two goaltenders, the Gulls fell to the Ontario Reign 2-1 tonight at Toyota Arena. Despite the setback, San Diego has earned points in eight of its last 10 games (7-2-1-0, 15 pts.). Kevin Boyle made 24 saves on 26 shots while Cal Petersen earned his ninth win for Ontario with 28 saves.
Ontario’s Martin Frk scored the game-winning goal with 82 second left in regulation to seal their first win in seven games and erase a six-game losing streak. Despite seven power-play opportunities in the contest, including three in the first half of the final period, San Diego couldn’t capitalize on the man advantage with the lone goal coming from forward Alex Dostie.
Ontario left wingers Mikey Eyssimont and Lance Bouma gave San Diego two chances on the power play in the first period after they were whistled for slashing and hooking minors. The Gulls were unable to capitalize although they had several chances on the man advantage. Both netminders held strong in net as each Boyle and Petersen stopped two-on-one rushes on the Gulls power play.
After 20 minutes of play, San Diego led 14-6 in shots as five different players recorded multiple shots.
Heading into the second frame, the scoreless tie didn’t last long as Dostie scored one of the more impressive goals of the season at the 1:45 mark of the period. After an extended forecheck in the Reign zone, Hunter Drew intercepted an attempt to clear
The Gulls defeated the Tucson Roadrunners 6-2 tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego as 11 skaters registered points in a big win over one of the top teams in the Western Conference. Gulls captain Sam Carrick netted two goals, Daniel Sprong earned a goal and assist, and Blake Pietila, Alex Dostie and Chase De Leo each netted goals. Max Comtois recorded two assists and Jani Hakanpaa posted a career-tying +4 rating. In net, Anthony Stolarz made 22 saves to improve to 8-5-1.
With the win, San Diego concluded their 12-game November schedule with an 8-3-1-0 record to set a new club record, surpassing the 7-2-0-0 mark in November 2017.
“You can keep saying that there’s some kind of a system adjustment that we made, but when you put a focus on putting pucks on net, good things tend to follow,” said head coach Kevin Dineen. “There were some really nice plays that were made tonight and that’s one way of looking at it. We played really well.”
Just as the trend has been recently, the Gulls got on the scoreboard first when Blake Pietila netted a goal 3:41 into the opening frame. Roadrunners left wing Brayden Burke gained control of the puck along the boards in their defensive zone and passed it to Cam Dineen. The pass was slightly out of his reach and Pietila found the missed puck at the top of the slot.
Pietila wound up and fired a wrist shot past Tucson netminder Adin Hill’s blocker for an early lead. San Diego has now recorded the game&rsquo
The Gulls concluded a three-game homestand with a 4-3 setback to the Grand Rapids Griffins at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Despite the setback, San Diego has earned points in 10 of its last 14 contests (9-4-1-0). The game also marked Gulls head coach Kevin Dineen’s 500th AHL game coached.
Justin Kloos scored the shootout deciding goal, and Kevin Boyle made 41 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped both attempts in a 2-1 shootout win over the Colorado Eagles Budweiser Events Center. The win marked the first for Boyle and San Diego’s fourth straight over the Eagles as they improved to 10-4-1-0 the last 15 games.
The Gulls opened a three-game homestand with a 3-2 shootout loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Alex Broadhurst and Daniel Sprong netted goals for San Diego and Anthony Stolarz recorded a season-high 40 saves, but Jimmy Howard stopped all three of San Diego’s attempts in the shootout to secure the victory for Grand Rapids.
The Gulls came out of the holiday break firing on all cylinders, defeating the Ontario Reign 6-1 at Toyota Arena. San Diego has earned points in five of their last seven games (3-2-1-1) in addition to 14 of their last 20 overall (12-6-1-1).
The Gulls completed their 2019 calendar year home schedule tonight, earning a point in 3-2 shootout to the Ontario Reign at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Carl Grundstrom sealed the win for Ontario with the overtime winner 2:53 into the extra session as San Diego earned three of four points in the weekend home-and-home with the Reign.
The Gulls opened their 2020 calendar year and a season-long five-game homestand with a 3-2 loss to the Bakersfield Condors tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego. After an early two-goal setback, Justin Kloos and Sam Carrick scored to tie the game, but a goal Jake Kulevich in the final frame would ultimately give the Condors the win. Despite the setback, San Diego negated all six of the Condor’s power-play opportunities.
The San Diego Gulls earned a point but fell to the Bakersfield Condors in the shootout, 2-1, tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego.
Kirill Maksimov won it for the Condors in the fifth round, beating Anthony Stolarz with his attempt.
Luke Esposito tied the game at 5:13 of the third period, deflecting a shot by Colby Cave for his fifth goal of the season.
Josh Mahura’s career night ended with the defenseman scoring the overtime winner 46 seconds into the extra frame to give the Gulls a 4-3 win over the Iowa Wild at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Mahura recorded a career high three points (1-2=3), Sam Carrick netted two goals to extend his goal streak to five games (7-0=7). and Troy Terry earned two assists in his Gull season debut. has scored 14 goals in his last 14 games with the team (14-2=16).
The Gulls recorded five unanswered goals to conclude a season-long five-game homestand with a 6-1 win over the Ontario Reign at Pechanga Arena San Diego. In their first-ever 80’s Night, Sam Carrick scored for the sixth straight game to set a new career high for goals in consecutive games (8-2=10, +10).
Kiefer Sherwood scored two goals as the Gulls beat the Stockton Heat 4-1 Wednesday at Stockton Arena to push their win streak to three games. San Diego has also picked up points in four of their last five contests (3-1-0-1) and six of the last nine (5-3-0-1).
The Gulls scored four unanswered goals to beat the league-leading Tucson Roadrunners 4-1 Friday night at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Chris Wideman, Max Comtois, Josh Mahura and Deven Sideroff scored for San Diego to push the Gulls’ win streak to four games.
Moving on up!
The San Diego Gulls came from behind to defeat the Bakersfield Condors 4-3 in tonight at Mechanics Bank Arena in Bakersfield. The win moves the Gulls above Bakersfield and into fourth place in the Pacific Division standings.
The Gulls five-game win streak came to an end as they fell 3-1 to the Tucson Roadrunners Tuesday night at Pechanga Arena San Diego. Despite the setback, San Diego has earned standings points in six of its last eight games (5-2-0-1) and nine of its previous 13 contests (7-4-1-1).
The Gulls began their back-to-back set with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins tonight at Van Andel Arena. Despite the setback San Diego has picked up standings points in six of seven games (5-1-1-0) and 10 of their last 14 overall (7-4-2-1). The Gulls now own a 27-10-5-1 all-time record against Central Division opponents.
Brent Gates Jr. scored his first game-winning goal late in the third period in his hometown as the Gulls defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins 3-1 Saturday night at Van Andel Arena. Anthony Stolarz stopped 38-of-39 shots to win his 14th game of the season and improve to 4-0-1 his last five starts.
Kiefer Sherwood recorded his first professional hat trick as the Gulls beat the San Jose Barracuda 5-3 at Pechanga Arena San Diego. The Gulls second half success continues as they have now picked up points in seven of their last eight games (6-1-1-0).
The Gulls fell 5-4 in overtime to the Ontario Reign on Saturday night at Pechanga Arena San Diego as Jaret Anderson-Dolan sealed a fifth-straight win for the Reign with under a minute left in the extra session. Despite the setback, San Diego has earned points in four straight games (2-0-2-0), in addition to nine of its last 10 games (7-1-2-0).
The Gulls extended their point streak to five games with a 4-2 win over the San Jose Barracuda tonight at SAP Center. The Gulls are 3-0-2-0 their last five games, and have points in 10 of their last 11 games (8-1-2-0). The team has also recorded points in a season-high five straight road contests (4-0-1-0) while also posting a 9-4-1-0 mark the last 14 road games.
The Gulls overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat the Tucson Roadrunners 5-3 tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego. In the comeback effort, San Diego scored three goals in the second period, marking a season-high, and netted two power-play goals for the seventh time this season. The Gulls second half success continues to be an apparent theme as the team has now picked up points in a season-high six straight games (4-0-2-0) and 11 of their last 12 contests (9-1-2-0).
The Gulls scored four straight goals to push their season-long point streak to seven games (5-0-2-0) and win streak to three games with a 4-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego.
“It was a really complete win,” said Gulls head coach Kevin Dineen. “We had a couple of call-ups on defense yesterday, so some guys did an admirable job filling in to those roles. A lot of different offense from different areas. We would have liked to have been a little tighter toward the end of the game, but they’re a good team and they pushed back hard.”
The Gulls were held scoreless for the first time this season as Kappo Kahkonen stopped all 34 shots in a 3-0 Iowa Wild win Friday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Wild forward Gerald Mayhew scored all three goals, netting a natural hat trick to push his league lead in goals to 39.
The Gulls scored two third-period goals to force overtime and earn a point but fell 3-2 against the Stockton Heat to close their three-game road trip today at Stockton Arena. Despite the setback, San Diego has earned points in nine of their last 10 games (6-1-3-0), 14 of their last 16 contests (11-2-3-0) and 18 of their last 23 overall (13-5-4-1). The Gulls are also 5-1-2-0 their last eight road contests and 10-5-2-0 the last 17 away from home.
The Gulls won their third straight on home ice with a 3-2 victory over the Stockton Heat tonight at Pechanga Arena San Diego. With the win, San Diego has points in 10 of their last 11 games (7-1-3-0), 15 of their last 17 games (12-2-3-0) and are 4-0-1-0 the last five games on home ice. Penalty killing continues to be a strength for the Gulls as the team has stopped all three of the Heat’s chances tonight. San Diego has killed 67 of their last 77 penalties (87.0%) to rank tied for eighth among AHL clubs in penalty killing percentage (84.7%).
The Gulls find themselves in playoff position following a 6-3 win over the San Jose Barracuda Saturday night at Pechanga Arena San Diego. The point streak continues for San Diego as the club has earned points in five straight games (4-0-1-0) as well as 12 of their last 13 games (9-1-3-0).
The Gulls fell 4-1 to the Tucson Roadrunners tonight at Tucson Arena to open a club record long seven-game road trip. Tucson’s win snapped San Diego’s three-game win streak and five straight with a point. Despite the setback, the Gulls have recorded points in 12 of their last 14 games (9-2-3-0) and 17 of their last 20 games (14-3-3-0).
The Gulls scored three unanswered goals to come back from a first-period deficit and beat the Stockton Heat 4-2 Friday night at Stockton Arena. San Diego picked up a pair of power-play goals for its ninth game this season as the Gulls have now gained points in five consecutive games against the Heat this season (4-0-1-0).
Troy Terry scored two third-period goals and Max Comtois scored 2:49 into overtime with his fourth game-winning goal the last six games to erase a late two-goal deficit as the Gulls beat the San Jose Barracuda 4-3 in overtime Saturday afternoon at SAP Center.
The Gulls four-game win streak against the Barracuda was snapped in a 3-2 overtime setback Friday night at SAP Center. Gaining a standings points in overtime, San Diego has earned points in eight of the last nine contests (6-1-2-0) and improved to 8-2-3 the last 13 road contests to move into the fourth and final playoff position in the Pacific Division.
Isac Lundestrom scored with 3.4 seconds remaining in overtime to give the Gulls a 3-2 comeback win over the San Jose Barracuda at SAP Center. San Diego scored three unanswered goals to pick up points in four straight games (3-0-1-0) and improve to 9-2-3-0 the last 14 road games.
Adin Hill stopped all 26 shots in his second shutout of the season as the Gulls were held scoreless for only the second time this season, falling 3-0 to the Tucson Roadrunners Tuesday night at Tucson Arena.
Troy Terry recorded a career high four points as the Gulls concluded their club record seven-game road trip with a 4-2 win over the Tucson Roadrunners Wednesday night at Tucson Arena.