Ontario, CA – Forward Austin Wagner has been medically cleared and assigned to the Ontario Reign by the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) today, the team announced.
Wagner, 20, has been practicing with the Reign the last four weeks while rehabilitating from offseason surgery. The Calgary, Alberta, native scored a career-high 66 points (30 goals, 36 assists) last season with the Regina Pats of the WHL. Over a four-year junior hockey career, all with Regina, Wagner totaled 169 points (79 goals, 90 assists) in 238 career games. He was selected by the Kings in the fourth round (99th) overall in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
The Ontario Reign embark on a 13-day, five-game road trip starting Sunday, December 3 against the Tucson Roadrunners at 3:05 p.m. PT at Tucson Arena. The Reign meet the Roadrunners on Sunday and Tuesday, December 5 and move on to battle the Texas Stars (Dec. 9, 13) and San Antonio Rampage (Dec. 10). Follow along on Twitter at Twitter.com/OntarioReign.
The Reign return to Citizens Business Bank Arena on Friday, December 15 against the Stockton Heat at 7:00 for Throwback Night. Join Kinston and familiar friends, Blaze and the Dark Knight! The Reign will be wearing special throwback jerseys and hosting a silent jersey auction! Friday is also $2 Bud Light Friday! Pick up a Reign Power Play Pack and receive a ticket, hot dog and soda starting at $25 with NO FEES at OntarioReign.com!
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