Momentum is everything in hockey and the San Francisco Bulls are looking to build on a dramatic come-from-behind win against the Utah Grizzlies over the weekend. After losing nine of 10 games, the Bulls picked up four points over the weekend by knocking off the Idaho Steelheads 4-2 on Friday and the Grizzlies 4-3 in a shootout Sunday. Read More
San Francisco Bulls coach Pat Curcio is expecting his team to play with more discipline when they face the Ontario Reign for the third time in eight days tonight in Southern California.
The Bulls racked up 43 penalty minutes in a 7-0 loss to the Reign at the Cow Palace on Saturday. Read More
Sharks left wing Ryane Clowe officially signed a contract with the ECHL’s San Francisco Bulls on Tuesday, becoming the second NHL player to ink a deal with the club this week.
Both Clowe and Edmonton Oilers defenseman Theo Peckham (who signed Monday) are traveling with the club to Southern California for tonight’s showdown with the Ontario Reign. But Clowe will not see ice time until Friday at the earliest when the Bulls return to the Cow Place to take on the Stockton Thunder. Read More
The expansion San Francisco Bulls slid into last place in the ECHL’s Pacific Division last weekend after dropping three straight games to the Alaska Aces.
After opening the season with six points in five games, the Bulls (2-4-0-2) were outmatched on their trip up to Anchorage, losing by scores of 4-1, 5-2 and 3-2. Read More
Pat Curcio may have had the dream of owning his own hockey team — a dream 10 years in the making — but he had no ice.
And until recently, neither did the Cow Palace.
But two years and nearly $2 million into the Canadian’s minor-league hockey endeavor, the Daly City arena is now suitable for Curcio’s ECHL squad to take the ice. Read More
The San Francisco Bulls, who kick off their inaugural season at the Cow Palace in October, will serve as the ECHL affiliate of the Sharks, both organizations announced Wednesday.
The Bulls will also serve as the primary ECHL developmental team for the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League.
“To become affiliated with the San Jose Sharks is a goal we’ve had since we founded the franchise last year,” Bulls president and coach Pat Curcio said in a statement. Read More
The City’s newest sports franchise may not have a roster yet, but the San Francisco Bulls have a new assistant coach who brings NHL experience to the minor league hockey team.
Tom Pederson played for the San Jose Sharks for four seasons and had “a cup of coffee with the Toronto Maple Leafs” before retiring in 1997. Joining the Bulls means a return to the Cow Palace, where the Sharks played during his first season with the team, in 1992-93. Read More
It might not have been the most technically sound basketball ever, but ladies and gentleman, we had NBA players competing against one another in the Bay Area over the weekend.
Don’t get too excited, though. The NBA lockout is still in full swing. Read More
Assemblywoman Fiona Ma vowed to ban ravelike parties on state-owned land last year following several fatal incidents. But she quickly met a wall of opposition and softened her stance, and the new law the industry ended up with appears to merely reinforce existing safety practices. Read More
Round up your cowboy gear: The rodeo is coming to town this week.
The Grand National Rodeo returns to Daly City’s Cow Palace Friday and Saturday and Oct. 21 and 22 for another year of fun.
More than 600 professional cowboys will compete in seven events at this year’s extravaganza.
The Grand National Horse Show also will be in full swing, from Friday to Oct. 22, as horse lovers show off their pride and joy. Read More