Barracuda Even Up Series, Beat Reign 3-2

April 23, 2016

By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.—Despite being outshot 36-15, the San Jose Barracuda were able to defeat the Ontario Reign 3-2 on Saturday night at SAP Center at San Jose. With the win, the Barracuda tie up the Pacific Division Semi-Final playoff at one game a piece in the best of five series. Even though, the Reign had more than double the amount of shots as the Barracuda, the game…


Sommer Finally Sets AHL Wins Record With Barracuda Win

February 10, 2016

By Ben Leonard Follow @ben___leonard SAN JOSE, Calif. — After eighteen seasons as a coach in the American Hockey League, it’s about time San Jose Barracuda coach Sommer got to wear his barracuda hat. The cap is literally a big fish, apparently a barracuda, but probably actually a koi, and is emblazoned with countless jewels and charms.  A “mail-order barracuda,” Sommer called it. Fit for a king. The honor of…


Sommer Makes History with Barracuda Win

January 30, 2016

By: Joe Lami San Jose Barracuda head coach, Roy Sommer made AHL history on Saturday night in San Antonio, recording his 636th career win as the ‘Cuda toped the Rampage 4-3. The win also snapped a six-game losing streak for San Jose forcing Sommer to sit on win 635 for the past two weeks. Sommer, now in his 18th season behind the bench as the San Jose Shark’s minor league…


Reign Shuts Down San Jose

January 23, 2016

By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.- For the second night in a row the San Jose Barracuda fall to the Pacific division leading Ontario Reign. On Saturday night, the Reign prevented head coach Roy Sommer from tying the all-time AHL wins record with a 2-1 victory in San Jose. The loss also creates six points of separation between first and second in the Pacific. The Reign jumped out to an…


Poor Start the Demise for Barracuda as They Fall to Condors 5-3

January 18, 2016

By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.–The ten game point streak was snapped at home on Monday afternoon to the hands of the Bakersfield Condors, as the Edmonton Oilers affiliate defeated the Barracuda 5-3. An ugly start is to blame, as the Condors netted three goals in the first seven minutes of the game, ending Troy Grosenick’s night in net. He let in three of the first six shots of the…


Barracuda Win In Footrace With Texas

November 28, 2015

By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.–The San Jose Barracuda were able to battle back against the AHL scoring leader Texas Stars on Saturday afternoon in a 5-4 victory at SAP Center at San Jose. In their first home game since November 8th, a four-goal second period was key in the victory. Texas opened up the scoring in the first period, as Matej Stransky scored his fifth tally of the season…


Barracuda and Bears Fall on Saturday

November 7, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.— The San Jose Barracuda (3-3-1) hosted their first ever teddy bear toss game on Saturday afternoon in a home tilt against the San Diego Gulls (8-2). The Gulls came out victorious 3-2 thanks to former San Jose Sharks’ prospect Michael Sgarbosa, who scored his first two goals of the season in the win. Sgarbosa opened the scoring at 8:15 of the first…


Barracuda Get First Home Win, Beat Reign 4-2

November 1, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami The San Jose Barracuda (3-3-0-1) won their first game at SAP Center on Sunday afternoon as they defeated the Ontario Reign (5-1-2) 4-2. After having eight days off, the Barracuda earned their revenge after losing to Ontario 3-0 last Saturday.  For Ontario, it was their third game in three nights as they were coming off of two overtime losses to San Antonio on Friday and…


Gulls Take Barracuda In Shootout

October 21, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.–The San Jose Barracuda (2-1-1) returned to SAP Center at San Jose on Wednesday night coming off of two straight road wins. They were beaten by the San Diego Gulls (3-0) 3-2 in the shootout after San Diego came back from a two-goal deficit. San Jose got on the board early, as 5:11 into the contest, captain and recently reassigned from the Sharks…


Haley Leads Barracuda Past Condors For Second Straight Win

October 17, 2015

Follow @joe_lami  By: Joe Lami The San Jose Barracuda (2-1) won their second straight contest on Saturday night with a 4-3 victory over the Bakersfield Condors (1-2). The first star of the game, Michael Haley powered the ‘Cuda past the Condors with two goals, as he now leads the team with four goals on the season, which is also good enough for second in the league. Haley opened up the…