Gulls To Host Hockey Fights Cancer Night

San Diego Gulls To Host Hockey Fights Cancer Presented By California Coast Credit Union Saturday, Apr. 2

Mar 31, 2022

The San Diego Gulls announced today that the American Hockey League (AHL) club will host its third-annual Hockey Fights Cancer™ game presented by Cal Coast Credit Union on Saturday, Apr. 2 when the Gulls host the Iowa Wild at Pechanga Arena San Diego (7 p.m.). The Gulls and the AHL are proud to join the National Hockey League and the National Hockey League Players’ Association for their Hockey Fights Cancer™ initiative.


The Hockey Fights Cancer™ campaign, uniting the hockey community in support of people with cancer and their families since 1998, will feature special events, observances and stories from people around the hockey community. This year, San Diego is one of 22 AHL member clubs designating a home game as a Hockey Fights Cancer™ awareness night.


The Gulls will wear a new a lavender jersey for Hockey Fights Cancer™ throughout the Apr. 2 contest. Select game-worn player jerseys will be autographed and available for a jersey raffle on the concourse at Section 10 beginning at 6 p.m. and ending at the conclusion of the second intermission. A select number of game-worn player jerseys will be autographed and available for an online auction during the contest. For more information and to participate in the online fundraisers, please visit or text HKYFIGHTSCANCER to 76278. All proceeds raised via the fundraisers will be donated to Relay for Life San Diego.  


The San Diego Gulls Foundation will also host its seventh Surprise Puck Sale Saturday evening, with pucks commemorating Hockey Fights Cancer™. Surprise Pucks will be available for $20 at the San Diego Gulls Foundation booth on the concourse at Section 10. Fans can select pucks at random, with five surprise pucks including an additional gift of either Gulls player-signed memorabilia or Gulls merchandise. A limited number of pucks are available (limit five per purchase).


“I Fight For” signs will be available at each entrance of Pechanga Arena San Diego until the midway point of the second period. Fans will be asked to fill out and hold up their card(s) during a stoppage during the second period.  


Gulls Hockey Fights Cancer™ merchandise will be sold at merchandise stands and available via the Gulls online shop at


Fans can get involved by sharing their stories using the official hashtag #HockeyFightsCancer or donating online at Donations raised will continue to support the American Cancer Society and Canadian Cancer Society Lodges in the U.S. and Canada, assisting hundreds of people with cancer and their families every day with accommodations, meals, transportation, activities and emotional support.


Tickets for Hockey Fights Cancer™ are still available. Individual game tickets can be purchased through, by calling (844) GO GULLS or in person at the Pechanga Arena San Diego Box Office. Tickets sold at the box office are first-come, first-served. 


About Relay for Life San Diego

Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, helping communities across the globe to raise money and save lives. Every dollar raised at these events helps the American Cancer Society fund groundbreaking cancer research, crucial patient care services, and education and prevention initiatives. Join or donate to Relay for Life today and help us celebrate life and save lives. Every day.


About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research, to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is attacking cancer from every angle. For more information go to


About Hockey Fights Cancer
Since its inception in 1998, Hockey Fights Cancer – a joint initiative by the National Hockey League (NHL) and National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) – has resulted in donations of more than $30 million to support national and local cancer research institutions, children’s hospitals, player charities, and local charities. Hockey Fights Cancer is also a program of both the National Hockey League Foundation (in the U.S.) and NHL Foundation (in Canada). Lavender, the official color of Hockey Fights Cancer, represents all cancers and will be featured prominently throughout the campaign. To join the conversation, use the official hashtag #HockeyFightsCancer.

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