Gulls Sign Pollock, Thomas to Professional TryoutsDec 26, 2019
The San Diego Gulls announced today the club signed center Brett Pollock and right wing Kyle Thomas to professional tryouts (PTO).
Pollock, 23 (3/17/96), recorded two assists and a +1 rating in his AHL season debut with the Gulls, Dec. 21 vs. Stockton. Pollock rejoins San Diego from the Allen Americans of the ECHL, having recorded 9-19=28 points and 22 penalty minutes (PIM) in 30 games this season, ranking second on the club in scoring and assists. The 6-3, 194-pound forward has appeared in 103 career AHL games with San Diego and the Stockton Heat, recording 14-21=35 points and 41 PIM.
Selected by the Dallas Stars in the second round (45th overall) of the 2014 NHL Draft, the Regina, Saskatchewan native has earned 24-35=59 points and 36 PIM in 91 career ECHL games with Allen and the Adirondack Thunder.
Thomas, 29 (1/31/90), began the season with the Worcester Railers of the ECHL, recording 7-9=16 points with a +1 rating and 54 PIM in 27 games. The 6-0, 192-pound forward has recorded 3-3=6 points and six PIM in 25 career AHL games with the Utica Comets, Gulls and Cleveland Monsters, including 1-1=2 points in seven games with San Diego in 2017-18.
A native of Waltham, Mass., Thomas has collected 81-133=214 points with 309 PIM in 267 career ECHL games with the Railers, Kalamazoo Wings, Utah Grizzlies, Fort Wayne Komets, Quad City Mallards and Reading Royals.