- DOB: 2/27/1990
- Ht: 5-8
- Wt: 175
- Shoots: L
- School: Notre Dame
- Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
The fan-favorite and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native returns for his fifth season with the Stingrays. He scored 20 points (seven goals, 13 assists) in 47 games during an injury-filled 2015-16 season in which he served as an alternate captain for the second straight year.
In 2014-15, Gaul registered 10 goals and 16 assists for 26 points in 61 regular-season games last season, added 11 points (five goals, six assists) in 27 Kelly Cup Playoff contests, helped the Stingrays reach the Kelly Cup Finals for the fourth time in team history, tying an ECHL record, and earned the 2014-15 Jerry Zucker Community Service Award for his dedication to the Charleston community.
A member of the Stingrays for the last three and a half seasons, Gaul totaled has skated in 210 career games with 87 career points and a +43 rating. Prior to turning pro, the 5-foot-8, 175-pound forward attended Notre Dame for four seasons picking up 10 points (three goals, seven assists) in 80 games and helped the Fighting Irish capture a CCHA Championship in 2008-09.