SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team, proud affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced today that center Colin Reddin was signed. In addition, Bulls defenseman Sacha Guimond has been loaned to the team’s AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks. It is Guimond’s first AHL call-up. Scott Langdon was also assessed a two-game suspension for his hit on Mathieu Tousignant on Thursday.
Reddin, 22, comes to the Bulls after beginning the season with the Huntsville Havoc of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). With Huntsville, the 6-foot, 187-pound, Corona Del Mar, California native led the team with 25 points (10 goals, 15 assists) in 27 games. Last season in the SPHL, with the Mississippi Surge and Huntsville, Reddin totaled 33 points in 46 games. He also chipped in with six points in five playoff games with Huntsville. Reddin played in five games with the Las Vegas Wranglers in 2010-11, earning two assists. Prior to turning pro, Reddin produced 101 points (33 goals, 68 assists) in 232 Western Hockey League games with the Portland Winterhawks, Regina Pats and Prince Albert Raiders. He was also a member of the esteemed U.S. National Under-18 program.
Guimond, 21, heads to Worcester after leading all Bulls defensemen in goals (7), assists (18) and points (25). Guimond ranks third in the ECHL in points among defensemen. Guimond will join other former Bulls, Mikael Tam and Daniil Tarasov, in Worcester.
The Bulls return to action this Sunday to take on the Bakersfield Condors at 2:15 pm at the Cow Palace. It’s Shots on Goal Sunday. Fans, 13 and under, can come onto the Cow Palace ice to take a shot on goal, after the game. Plus, the Bulls are offering a 4 for $54 Family Pack deal, where you get four tickets, four hot dogs and four soft drinks for just $54. Call up the Bulls office at 855-SF-BULLS to pick up one today.
Individual tickets are now on sale. Click here to find out more or call 415-469-9843.
About the ECHL
The ECHL began in 1988-89 with five teams in four states. Today, the league has 23 teams in 16 states. The ECHL celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2012-13 and is the third-longest tenured professional hockey league behind only the National Hockey League and the American Hockey League. The ECHL has had 234 players reach the NHL over the last seven seasons. It’s the primary developmental league for the NHL and the AHL. On opening day of the 2011-12, 83 former ECHL players were on NHL rosters. The ECHL teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. All teams play a 72-game schedule. For more information please visit http://www.echl.com/