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 Cleveland Monsters today at 10:00 a.m. PT. Today is the second of four meetings between the two clubs this season.
Reign Offense Arrives:
The Ontario Reign scored a season-high four goals yesterday vs. the Monsters in a 7-4 setback.
Sutter Closes In:
Forward and team captain Brett Sutter is one point away from 300 as a professional and six games from 800 in his pro career.
Special Teams Are Special:
The Reign registered two power-play goals last night vs. Cleveland, snapping an 0-for-19 stretch entering the contest. Forward Brett Sutter also scored the team’s first shorthanded goal of the season.
Motte’s Apple Sauce? All Goals:
Monsters forward Tyler Motte registered a hat trick last night vs. Ontario.
Soupy for the Soul:
Goaltender Jack Campbell is expected to start this morning for the Reign per Head Coach Mike Stothers.
Reign veteran forward T.J. Hensick skated with the Monsters from 2007-10 including his rookie campaign out of the University of Michigan. The Howell, Michigan, native skated in 120 games with the Monsters scoring 131 points (39 goals, 92 assists) and registered a career season in 2009-10 with 70 points (20 goals, 50 assists) in 58 games. He later tied that points mark with Peoria during the 2011-12 season.
Head Coach Mike Stothers is two games from coaching his 300th contest as a professional.
The Ontario Reign return home on Wednesday, November 1 against the San Jose Barracuda at 7:00 p.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Wear your stripped socks to support the Ronald McDonald House Inland Empire! The Reign are also hosting a toiletries drive for the House. Visit OntarioReign.com for more information!
Join the Reign as they host the San Diego Gulls and open the SoCal Series on Saturday, November 4 a Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6:00. Celebrate San Antonio Regional Hospital Night! The Reign will be wearing special SARH jerseys and hosting a jersey auction. For Reign season tickets, along with information on other ticket plans and group packages, call 909-941-PUCK (7825) and visit OntarioReign.com!
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2017-18 Regular-Season Records
Ontario: 0-6-0-0, 0 points (8th, Pacific Division)
Cleveland: 3-2-1-0, 7 points (3rd, Central Division)
2016-17 Regular-Season Records
Ontario: 36-21-10-1, 83 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
Cleveland: 39-29-4-4, 86 points (5th, Central Division)
2017-18 Head-to-Head Schedule
Oct. 27 Ontario 4 at Cleveland 7 Recap
Oct. 28 Ontario at Cleveland 10:00 am PT
Mar. 14 Cleveland at Ontario 7:00 pm PT
Mar. 31 Cleveland at Ontario 6:00 pm PT
Ontario vs. Cleveland, All-Time
Ontario: Mike Stothers (4th season with LA Kings affiliate, 3rd with Ontario)
Cleveland: John Madden (2nd season with Cleveland)
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
Cleveland: Columbus Blue Jackets