Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), host the San Diego Gulls tonight at 7:00 on the second annual Pink in the Rink presented by San Antonio Regional Hospital at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Tonight is the sixth of 12 regular-season meetings between the two teams.
Pink in the Rink:
Join the Reign in the fight against breast cancer! The first 5,000 fans receive a Reign pink fleece blanket presented by San Antonio Regional Hospital. The Reign will wear exclusive Pink in the Rink jerseys and host a silent auction on the main concourse behind section 112 benefiting San Antonio Regional Hospital and the fight against breast cancer. Tonight is also $2 Bud Light Friday! Buy Tickets
Jonny Be GREAT!
Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski leads the head-to-head series against the Gulls with six points (two goals, four assists) and has seven goals in his last five games.
The Reign are 4-1-0-0 against the Gulls this season and hold an 8-7-1-1 all-time record. The two teams last met on January 22 with the Reign prevailing 3-2 in a shootout.
Starting tonight, the Reign will face the Gulls in three of the next four games.
Gulls Lighting It Up:
Entering tonight’s contest, the Gulls are riding a nine-game point streak (8-0-0-1). The only setback came against the Reign on January 22. During the nine-game stretch, the Gulls outscored opponents 34-14 and are coming off a three-game sweep of the Tucson Roadrunners. Forward Chris Wagner leads the Gulls against the Reign with four points (two goals, two assists) and has three goals in his last two games.
Mic Drop Tropp:
Gulls forward Corey Tropp has 11 points (six goals, five assists) in his last eight games. In addition, forward Kalle Kossila has points in 10 of his last 11 contests (four goals, 10 assists).
Reign netminder Jack Campbell has started the last 24 straight contests going 17-4-3. Gulls goalie Jhonas Enroth was recently named the AHL Goaltender of the Month for January after going 6-0-0 with a 1.17 goals-against average and a .957 save percentage. Enroth allowed seven goals against on 163 shots.
Reign forward Teddy Purcell is riding a three-game point streak (two goals, four assists) and looks to appear in his 699th professional contest tonight. Through 698 games, Purcell has 149 goals and 301 assists for 450 points.
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Ontario: 23-9-7-0, 53 points (1st, Pacific Division)
San Diego: 21-12-2-2, 46 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)
Oct. 15 Ontario at San Diego 2-0 Win Recap
Nov. 27 San Diego at Ontario 4-3 Loss Recap
Dec. 13 Ontario at San Diego 3-2 Win Recap
Dec. 27 Ontario at San Diego 2-1 Overtime Win Recap
Jan. 22 San Diego at Ontario 3-2 Shootout Win Recap
Feb. 3 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Feb. 4 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Apr. 7 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Apr. 8 San Diego at Ontario 6:00 pm
Apr. 14 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Apr. 15 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
San Diego: 39-23-4-2, 82 points, .618 winning percentage (2nd place, Pacific Division)
Ontario vs. San Diego, All-Time
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
San Diego: Dallas Eakins (2nd year with Anaheim Ducks affiliate, 2nd with San Diego)
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
San Diego: Anaheim Ducks