Gulls Sign Hunter Drew to ATOApr 5, 2019
The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has signed defenseman Hunter Drew to an amateur tryout (ATO).
Drew, 20 (10/21/98), scored 16-34=50 points with a +14 rating and 141 penalty minutes (PIM) in 61 games with the Charlottetown Islanders of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). The 6-2, 191-pound defenseman set career highs in goals, assists, points and plus/minus, while he also ranked tied for second among QMJHL defensemen in goals and eighth in points.
Selected by the Anaheim Ducks in the sixth round (178th overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft, Drew also collected 0-4=4 points with a +5 rating in six games during the QMJHL playoffs. In 167 career QMJHL games, the Kingston, Ontario native recorded 24-68=92 points with a +31 rating and 369 PIM. He also earned 2-13=15 points with a +18 rating and 51 PIM in 25 career QMJHL playoff games.