Over the weekend, Gabriel Verpaelst, a former Bakersfield Condor (ECHL) who played the Stockton Thunder 12 times in 2014-15, made his American Hockey League debut for the newest team in Stockton, calling Stockton Arena home recently. Hear what he had to say on his debut, what you can expect to see from him, and the differences between the ECHL and the AHL.
Listen as Turner Elson, Kevin Poulin, Hunter Shinkaruk and Head Coach Ryan Huska talk after tonight's thrilling shootout victory at home over the San Diego Gulls.
Watch the highlights from a thrilling shootout win for the Stockton Heat as they took down the San Diego Gulls thanks in part to Kevin Poulin who was simply amazing for the Heat tonight.
The Stockton Heat were led by their goaltender Kevin Poulin, as they defeated the San Diego Gulls 4-3 in a shootout Wednesday night at Stockton Arena. Poulin stopped 47 of the 50 shots he faced, while Kenny Agostino earned first star honors with a pair of assists and the shootout winner.
Coach Huska, Turner Elson and Blair Riley are all excited to see what the newest member of the Stockton Heat - Hunter Shinkaruk - can bring to the lineup every night. His skill set brings an element to the Heat lineup that has at times been a bit inconsistent for Stockton and that's an exciting prospect for the team as a whole.
The Stockton Heat may not be familiar with recently acquired forward Hunter Shinkaruk from his days with the Utica Comets, but a handful of the boys have played with or against Shinkaruk during their respective years playing juniors in the Western Hockey League.
Learn what drives the man the Flames just acquired and assigned to Stockton as Hunter Shinkaruk makes his way from snowy New York to bright, sunny, California!
The Calgary Flames traded for 2013 first rounder Hunter Shinkaruk and assign the winger to the Stockton Heat. Shinkaruk leads the Canuck's AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets, in goals (21) and points (39).
The Stockton Heat's home winning streak might be over but see why that 10-game home winning streak is something special and check out the other latest stats, news and updates in today's Heat Index!
After a midweek setback in Ontario, Stockton won their 10th straight game at home in thrilling fashion on Saturday against San Jose, but would not be able to make it 11 in-a-row on Sunday as the streak stalled versus the Barracuda. Read today's Heat Report on the Calgary Flames site!
In mid-February, Derek Grant was awarded a trophy for being named as the best AHL player in January so we caught up with fans to ask them what they have thought of Grant's season and here's what YOU had to say!
It was close for quite some time however after a shorthanded goal, the San Jose Barracuda slipped past the Stockton Heat with a 4-1 win, ending the Heat's 10-game home winning streak.