Gulls Recall Left Wing Jared Thomas, Release May from PTO

Jan 7, 2019

The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has recalled left wing Jared Thomas from the Tulsa Oilers of the ECHL. In addition. The Gulls have released right wing Johno May from his professional tryout (PTO).

Thomas, 24 (2/21/94), has gone scoreless in four games with San Antonio this season. The 6-1, 200-pound forward has gone scoreless in five career AHL games with the Rampage after making his professional debut last season. Acquired from San Antonio in exchange for future considerations on Jan. 3, Thomas has scored 9-13=22 points with a +10 rating and 12 penalty minutes (PIM) in 22 games with the Tulsa this season. A native of Hermantown, Minn., Thomas spent four seasons at the University of Minnesota-Duluth of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC), collecting 21-39=60 points in 163 NCAA games, helping the Bulldogs to the 2018 NCAA National Championship.

May, 25 (10/16/93), went scoreless in lone game with San Diego, his AHL debut on Jan. 4 vs. Bakersfield. The 6-5, 205 pound forward scored 17-13=30 points with 24 PIM in 35 games with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL this season. At the time of signing his PTO on Jan. 1, May ranked second among ECHL leaders in goals, and led Greenville in goals and ranked second in scoring and assists. In 43 career ECHL games with Greenville, May has collected 18-18=36 points with 26 PIM. A native of Mahtomedi, Minn., May recorded 22-38=60 points and 74 PIM in 143 games in four seasons at American International College of the Atlantic Hockey Association from 2014-18.

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