SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The San Francisco Bulls Professional Hockey Team, proud affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced today that forward Dean Ouellet was named to the 2013 ECHL All-Star Team. He will represent the Bulls in Loveland, Colorado, home of the Colorado Eagles, during All-Star week from Jan. 22-23.
Ouellet, 25, leads all Bulls in goals (16) and points (29) in 34 games. He ranks tied for first in goals among ECHL rookies and is tied for third in points among first-year players. A native of Edmunston, New Brunswick, Ouellet played the past four seasons for the University of Moncton, leading his team in scoring for three seasons.
The 2013 ECHL All-Star Week, presented by CCM, begins on Tuesday, Jan. 22 with the ECHL All-Star Skills Competition, presented by OtterBox, and continues with the ECHL All-Star Game, featuring the Colorado Eagles taking on the ECHL All-Stars, on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Both events begin at 7:05 p.m. MT at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland.
The Bulls take on the Colorado Eagles on Wednesday at 7:15 pm at the Cow Palace. It’s also a Get a Pair Wednesday game with 2-for-1 hot dogs. The Bulls then host the Eagles again on Friday for Country Western Night. The first 1,000 fans, 18 and over, receive a Bulls foam cowboy hat, courtesy of the San Francisco Examiner. Fans are encouraged to wear western outfits.
SF Bulls Season Tickets start at less than $12 per seat and include the first four games of the Kelly Cup Playoffs, savings on parking, and special invitations to “Meet The Team” and Chalk Talk Events. 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/