Falcons Sign Thomas To Five-Year Contract

FRESNO, Calif. – The Fresno Falcons announced that they have signed head coach and general manager Matt Thomas to a new five-year deal that will keep him under contract to the club through the 2010-11 season.

In his first season in 2005-06, the Falcons reached the Kelly Cup Playoffs for the first time ever and advanced to within one goal of the Kelly Cup Finals before losing in double overtime of Game 7 in the National Conference Finals. Fresno won its first regular season division title and reached 100 points for the first time ever after finishing atop the Pacific Division at 43-15-13.

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