San Jose, CA – The San Jose Barracuda (12-10-4-2) gave up a goal 18 seconds into Tuesday’s game at the SAP Center and could never recover, falling 5-1 to the San Diego Gulls (Anaheim Ducks) (20-13-0-0). After the loss, the Barracuda are now 2-2-1-0 against San Diego this season.
• Alexei Melnichuk (4-6-3) allowed five goals on 22 shots and is now 2-1-1-0 against San Diego this season
• Lukas Dostal (11-7-0) made 39 saves to earn his first win against San Jose in three games and has now won six in a row
• The loss was the Barracuda's first in regulation this season when playing at the SAP Center (3-1-1-0)
• Lean Bergmann (2) scored San Jose’s only goal 34 seconds into the third, his second tally in his last three games, and now has points in three-straight outings (2+2=4)
• Gulls’ forward Andrew Poturalski (8) scored 18 seconds into Tuesday’s game and now leads the AHL in points (8+24=32)
• In his first game back with the Gulls since April 3, Sam Carrick finished his night with a goal and an assist
• Gulls’ rookie Alex Limoges snapped his six-game goalless drought with a pair of goals and an assist, the first three-point game of his career