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 San Jose Barracuda tonight at 6:00 PT on Fire on Ice at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Today is the fifth of eight regular-season meetings between the two teams.
Fire on Ice:
The Ontario Fire Department battles the Ontario Police Department today at 1:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Fire On Ice Foundation which provides kids the opportunity to play hockey in Southern California. Buy Tickets
Series at a Glance:
The Reign are 2-1-1-0 against the Barracuda this season, but 0-1-1-0 at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The last two meetings between the two sides took place at SAP Center in San Jose with the Reign prevailing 3-2 (January 13) and 4-3 in overtime (December 18). Forward T.J. Hensick leads the Reign against the Barracuda with four points (four assists).
Hensick on Verge of AHL History:
Forward T.J. Hensick enters tonight’s contest one point shy of 500 in his AHL career. In 537 career AHL games, Hensick holds 149 goals and 350 assists and looks to become the 90th player in league history to reach the 500 club.
Brodzinski Looks for Century Mark:
Forward Jonny Brodzinski enters tonight’s contest with 99 professional games played, all with the Reign. In 99 contests, he has 25 goals and 27 assists for 52 points.
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The Reign and San Diego Gulls clash tomorrow, Sunday, January 22 for American Red Cross Day at 3:00 at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Reign will wear special super hero American Red Cross jerseys and host a postgame jersey auction. Buy Tickets
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Ontario: 19-9-6-0, 44 points (2nd, Pacific Division)
San Jose: 19-10-1-3, 42 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)
Oct. 22 San Jose at Ontario 5-4 Overtime Loss Recap
Nov. 26 San Jose at Ontario 5-2 Loss Recap
Dec. 18 Ontario at San Jose 4-3 Overtime Win Recap
Jan. 13 Ontario at San Jose 3-2 Win Recap
Jan. 21 San Jose at Ontario 6:00 pm
Feb. 12 Ontario at San Jose 5:00 pm
Feb. 18 San Jose at Ontario 6:00 pm
Apr. 5 Ontario at San Jose 7:00 pm
Ontario vs. San Jose, All-Time
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
San Jose: 31-26-8-3, 73 points, .537 winning percentage (4th place, Pacific Division)
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
San Jose: Roy Sommer (2nd season with San Jose, 19th season with San Jose Sharks top affiliate)
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
San Jose: San Jose Sharks