The Ontario Reign opened a four-game road trip last week with stops against the San Jose Barracuda, Stockton Heat and Bakersfield Condors for a week record of 1-2-0-0 and improved their Pacific Division-leading record to 40-18-4-1.
The road trip kicked off in San Jose on Wednesday with the final regular-season meeting against the Barracuda. Kris Newbury a goal in the second period, but the Barracuda prevailed 3-1. The Reign completed the head-to-head series with a 9-3-0-0 record.
On Friday, Michael Mersch scored his team-leading 22nd goal of the season and Justin Auger added a shorthanded tally in the third period in a 3-2 setback to the Heat.
The following night, the Reign bounced back and snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Condors. Goaltender Peter Budaj earned his AHL-leading ninth shutout, making 35 saves in the win.
*Dowd is currently with the Los Angeles Kings (NHL)
Ontario Reign at Stockton Heat
Wednesday, Apr. 6
7:00 p.m. PT
Stockton Arena in Stockton, California
Listen Live: OntarioReign.com, AHL Live
Preview: 12th of 12 meetings, 6-4-1-0 head-to-head record
Ontario Reign vs. Bakersfield Condors
Friday, Apr. 8
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Fan Appreciation Night
$2 20oz. Bud Lights and Montejo
Sprouts Grocery Bag Giveaway
Preview: 11th of 12 meetings, 6-4-0-0 head-to-head record
Ontario Reign at Bakersfield Condors
Saturday, Apr. 9
Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield, California
Preview: 12th of 12 meetings