SAN JOSE BARRACUDA (12-9-4-2) vs SAN DIEGO GULLS (19-12-0-0)
TUES., APRIL 20 | 6:00 P.M. | SAP Center at San Jose | San Jose, CA
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Rivalry Wrap-Up: The Barracuda and San Diego Gulls kickoff the first of back-to-back games at the SAP Center on Tuesday to wrap up the six-game season series. The Barracuda boast a 2-1-1 record against the Ducks’ affiliate this year and are 23-23-6-3 lifetime against San Diego.
Comeback Kids: On Saturday, for the fourth time this season on home ice, the Barracuda erased a two-plus goal deficit before coming back to win, taking down the Stars 4-2. The victory propelled the Barracuda to three games above .500 for the first time this season and extended their winning streak to a season-long three games. The Barracuda are now 7-1-1-1 this year when playing in San Jose and 3-0-1 at the SAP Center.
Reedy Rolling: Rookie forward Scott Reedy netted his first professional goal on April 11 at Ontario and has proceeded to score in each of his last two games, including the game-winner on Friday in a 5-3 come-from-behind win against Texas. Reedy has points in three straight games (2+1=3) and has four points (3+1=4) through his first eight AHL contests. The Prior Lake, Minnesota native wrapped up his senior season at Minnesota with 28 points (11+17=28) in 28 games and signed his entry-level contract with the Sharks on April 2. Reedy was selected by San Jose in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2017 NHL Draft.
First Times the Charm: Rookie forward Steenn Pasichnuk netted his first pro goal on Friday and then scored again on Saturday. Pasichnuk has two goals now in just four professional games after scoring just one goal in 35 games at Arizona State in 2019-20. The Barracuda signed the older brother of Sharks d-prospect Brinson Pasichnuk on June 26 to a one-year AHL contract.
Great Danes: Both Alex True (1+4=5) and Joachim Blichfeld (1+4=5) each saw their point streaks come to an end on Saturday at four games but True ranks first on the team with 11 assists while Blichfeld leads the club in points (20) and goals (11). Blichfeld also leads the AHL in shots (106).