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DaSilva Assigned By Lowell

November 21, 2005 - ECHL (ECHL) - San Diego Gulls News Release

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Gulls announced Monday that rookie right-winger Dan DaSilva has been assigned by the American Hockey League's Lowell Lock Monsters. DaSilva will officially join the Gulls Tuesday and will be available for Wednesday's game against Victoria.

DaSilva, 20, began training camp this season with the Colorado Avalanche, San Diego's NHL affiliate. In 15 games for Lowell this season, he notched three points (1g, 2a) and 18 penalty minutes.

The 6-foot-1-inch, 195-pounder from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan spent the previous three years in juniors with the Western Hockey League's Portland Winter Hawks. During his three-year stint with Portland, DaSilva tallied 151 points (76g, 75a) and 328 penalty minutes.

DaSilva led Portland with 31 goals, 42 assists and 73 points last season. He led the Winter Hawks with 36 goals and was second with 56 points in 2003-04. The rookie winger was teammates with current Gull Cody McLeod for three seasons at Portland (2002-03 through 2004-05).

San Diego opens its longest homestand of the season (seven games) Wednesday against the Salmon Kings. The game is slated to begin at 7:05 p.m. and will feature a Thanksgiving Food Drive, presented by the San Diego Food Bank. Any fan who donates a non-perishable food item will receive a 2-for-1 voucher, good for the Gulls game on either Friday, Nov. 25 or Sunday, Nov. 27.

All games can be heard on KLSD 1360AM and with Chris Ello calling the play-by-play. Most games can also be viewed on the Gulls' web site, courtesy of B2 Networks (All upcoming games CAN BE VIEWED). Click the B2 Networks (Watch the Game Live) link on the home page for a list of the upcoming telecasted games. To view pictures from this season, visit

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