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$2 Bud Light Friday Returns Tonight as Reign and Condors Clash

Dec 16, 2016

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), take on the Bakersfield Condors tonight at 7:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Tonight is the first of 10 regular-season meetings between the two teams.

Bud Light Friday:

Enjoy $2 Bud Light during tonight’s contest! Buy Tickets

Upstate Rivals:

Tonight marks the first of 10 regular-season meetings between the Reign and Condors. Last season, the Reign went 8-4-0-0 against their Pacific Division rivals and 4-2-0-0 at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Reign forward Michael Mersch picked up one goal and eight assists against the Condors. Forward Justin Auger added seven points (four goals, three assists). This season’s head-to-head series features the Outdoor Classic on January 7 at Bakersfield College Memorial Stadium. Buy Tickets

Fast Starts Propel Condors:

The Condors hold a plus-10 goal differential in the first period and are winless when trailing after the first or second period (0-2-2-0 and 0-6-1-0).

He’s Back-man:

After going goalless in 14 contests, Reign forward Sean Backman has a tally in each of his last two contests.

Broadcast Central

Listen Live: OntarioReign.com

Twitter: @OntarioReign

Facebook: OntarioReign

Game Notes

The Reign return to the road Sunday, December 18 at 3:00 PT against the San Jose Barracuda at SAP Center in San Jose, California. Catch all the action at OntarioReign.com!

Celebrate the holiday season with the Reign on Monday, December 26 against the Bakersfield Condors at 7:00 at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Meet your favorite movie princesses on Frozen Princess Night! Buy Tickets

Ring in the New Year with the Reign on Saturday, December 31 against the Stockton Heat at 6:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena! Stay after the contest for a postgame indoor fireworks and laser Bowie and Prince tribute! The first 5,000 fans grab Ontario Reign clappers presented by Smart Solar Power. Buy Tickets

Become a “Fan” of the Reign on Facebook at Facebook.com/OntarioReign, join the conversation on Twitter at Twitter.com/OntarioReign and follow us on Instagram at Instagram.com/OntarioReignHockey.

2016-17 Records

Ontario: 11-6-5-0, 27 points (3rd, Pacific Division)

Bakersfield: 10-8-2-0, 22 points (6th, Pacific Division)

2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)

Dec. 16 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm

Dec. 26 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm

Jan. 7 Ontario at Bakersfield 6:00 pm

Jan. 14 Bakersfield at Ontario 6:00 pm

Jan. 25 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm

Feb. 8 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm

Feb. 24 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm

Mar. 10 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm

Mar. 31 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm

Apr. 1 Ontario at Bakersfield 6:00 pm

2015-2016 Records
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
Bakersfield: 31-28-7-2, 71 points, .552 winning percentage (5th place, Pacific Division)

Ontario vs. Bakersfield, All-Time
8-4-0-0

Head Coaches
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
Bakersfield: Gerry Fleming (3rd season with Edmonton affiliate, 2nd with Bakersfield)

NHL Affiliate
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
Bakersfield: Edmonton Oilers

 

 

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