Michael Pelech (C)
San Diego Gulls
2009-10 Season: Made his professional debut with the ECHL’s Ontario Reign against Bakersfield on October 16…Recorded his first professional point, an assist, with the Reign against Bakersfield on October 28…Tallied his first professional goal with Ontario against Bakersfield on November 18…Tied for seventh on the team in points with 35 points (10-25=35) in 72 games…Ranked first among club rookies in points (35), third on the team in penalty minutes with 133 and fifth among league rookies in penalty minutes.
Career Highlights: Finished two seasons (2007-08) with the Ontario Hockey League’s Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors with 114 points (36-78=114) and 193 penalty minutes in 136 games…Ranked first on Mississauga’s 2008-09 team in points (65), third in goals (19) and second in assists (46) and penalty minutes (121)…Ranked second on the club in points (49) and assists (32) with Mississauga during the 2007-08 season…Recorded 47 points (12-35=47) and 54 penalty minutes in 65 games with the OHL’s Toronto St. Michael’s Majors during the 2006-07 season…Ranked third on Toronto’s team with 35 assists.
Transactions: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the sixth-round (156th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft…Signed a one-year contract with the Monarchs on August 25, 2010.