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San Diego Gulls
SanDiegoGullsJrA logo
City: Escondido, California
League: WSHL
Division: Western
Founded: 2001
Home Arena: Iceoplex-Escondido
San Diego Sports Arena
Colors: Navy Blue, Orange, White


Owner(s): Bruce Miller
General Manager: Bruce Miller
Head Coach: Patrick O'Connell
Franchise history
2001-2008: San Diego Surf
2008-2015: San Diego Gulls
2015-Present: San Diego Sabers

The San Diego Gulls are a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior A ice hockey team based in Escondido, California. The team plays in the Western Division of the Western States Hockey League at the Iceoplex-Escondido with some games at the San Diego Sports Arena in downtown San Diego, California.

Franchise HistoryEdit

The Franchise was founded in 2001 as the San Diego Surf. At the time the WSHL was a Tier III Jr. B league at the time. It played as the Surf from 2001 until 2008. The team took the current name, San Diego Gulls starting in 2008, reflecting the history of the San Diego Gulls- the name of three minor professional hockey franchises in San Diego. In 2015 with a new American Hockey League franchise arriving in town the junior level team announced they were changing their name to the San Diego Sabers so that the name could go to the new AHL team

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