Cotton Acquired From Coachella Valley

San Diego Gulls Acquire David Cotton From Coachella Valley

Dec 8, 2022

The San Diego Gulls announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club has acquired center David Cotton from the Coachella Valley Firebirds in exchange for future considerations. 


Cotton, 25 (7/9/97), went scoreless in two games with Coachella Valley this season. In 83 career AHL games with the Coachella Valley and the Chicago Wolves, the center collected 21-16=37 points and 39 penalty minutes (PIM) with a +12 rating from 2020-22. He was a member of the Calder Cup winning Wolves last season, recording 7-9=16 with 21 PIM and a +4 in a career-high 55 regular season games. 


The Parker, Texas native spent four seasons with Boston College, serving as the team’s captain during the 2019-20 campaign. Cotton posted 57-70=127 points with 104 PIM and a +25 rating in 148 career NCAA games. The 2015 sixth-round selection of the Carolina Hurricanes (#169 overall) was a Hockey East champion in 2017-18, recording 9-19=28 points with 22 PIM and a +8 rating in 39 games. 

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