San Diego Gulls (1990–95)
The San Diego Gulls were a professional ice hockey team. The team, the second to use the Gulls nickname, was founded in 1990 as part of the International Hockey League. The Gulls played at the San Diego Sports Arena.
The team played five seasons, then relocated to Los Angeles, California in 1995 to become the Long Beach Ice Dogs. After one season in LA, the team moved to Long Beach and later would leave the IHL and join the WCHL. The Gulls were coached by Mike O'Connell, Don Waddell, Rick Dudley, Harold Snepsts, and Walt Kyle.
In the 1992–93 season, the Gulls won the Fred A. Huber Trophy finishing first place overall in the regular season, setting an IHL record of 132 points earned as a team. The Gulls reached the Turner Cup finals, led by goaltender Clint Malarchuk, but were swept in four games by the Fort Wayne Komets.
Season-by-season resultsLegend: OL=Overtime loss, Pct=Winning percentage
|1990–91||83||30||45||8||68||0.410||273||362||Out of Playoffs|
|1991–92||82||45||28||9||99||0.604||340||298||Lost in round 1|
|1992–93||82||62||12||8||132||0.805||381||229||Lost in Finals|
|1993–94||81||42||28||11||95||0.586||311||302||Lost in round 2|
|1994–95||81||37||36||8||82||0.506||268||301||Lost in round 1|
Former San Diego Gulls Players (IHL)