San Diego Gulls Recall Goaltender Tomas Suchanek From Tulsa (ECHL)Nov 19, 2023
The San Diego Gulls announced today the American Hockey League (AHL) club recalled goaltender Tomas Suchanek from the Tulsa Oilers of the ECHL.
Suchanek, 20 (4/30/03), went 3-3-0 with a 2.68 goals-against average (GAA) and .908 save percentage (SV%) in six games with Tulsa this season. He posted a 27-14-1 record with a 3.02 GAA and .912 SV% in 46 appearances with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League (WHL) in 2022-23, earning a nomination to the WHL Second All-Star team. Suchanek also appeared in six playoff games for the Americans, going 2-4-0.
The 6-0, 176-pound goaltender went 39-38-5 with a 3.44 GAA and .906 SV% in 88 career WHL appearances with Tri-City from 2020-23. Suchanek helped Czechia earn silver at the 2023 World Junior Championship, where he led all goaltenders with a 1.38 GAA and .938 SV% and was named to the WJC All-Star Team. The Prerov, Czechia native also represented his home country at the 2022 World Junior Championship, the 2021 U-18 World Junior Championship and the 2020 World U-17 Hockey Challenge.