Bulls Off The Schneid, Beat Condors 5-1

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SF Bulls’ Forward Rob Linsmayer

(Originally published at Inside Hockey)

Going into Bakersfield Tuesday night, the San Francisco Bulls not only needed a win, they badly needed a goal. After being shut out in back to back home games to cap off six losses in a row, the Bulls were having trouble explaining their troubles. At the start of the season, maybe they weren’t shooting enough. By the fifth loss in this latest losing streak, they were certainly shooting enough. Tuesday, their shots finally started to hit the mark, five times in all. The Bakersfield Condors were the unlucky targets of the Bulls’ vengeful scoring binge. Is one win and some roster moves enough to turn the tide for the Bulls? Time will tell, but San Francisco really had nowhere to go but up. Continue reading

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Home at Last, Bulls Win Two In a Row

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(Originally published at Inside Hockey)

The San Francisco Bulls finally came home to the Cow Palace last Friday, and won their home opener against the Bakersfield Condors 2-1. It wasn’t clear which the team needed more, a third win on the season or a home game. Opening night brought Dean Ouellet’s first goal of the season, and Kyle Bigos picked up his first pro goal as the game winner. That game was a confidence booster, though played against a team that had yet to win this season. Continue reading

SF Bulls Looking More Confident

San Francisco Bulls’ Head Coach Pat Curcio was pleased with the way his team looked before their third game last Wednesday:

I like the way the guys are bouncing, I like the way they’ve practiced in the last few days. -Bulls’ Pre-game report

The team did look good in Idaho, and bounces have certainly been a factor in their season so far. After a theft of a win in their first game of the season, the Bulls came down to earth with a thud in game two. Their third game of the season showed the team improving, becoming more consistent and more confident. Their record is a pretty good reflection of their progress: a lucky win, a bad loss and an overtime loss. By the time the Bulls return to San Francisco, fans could be in for a treat. Continue reading