Reign Host Barracuda in Game 3 Tonight

Apr 28, 2016

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 Jose Barracuda in Game 3 of the Pacific Division Semifinals tonight at 7:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The best-of-five series is tied, 1-1.

Round 1 Schedule:
Game 1: at San Jose 2-1 Win Box Score Highlights
Game 2: at San Jose 3-2 Loss Box Score Highlights
Game 3: Thursday, April 28 at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7:00 p.m. Buy Tickets
Game 4*: Friday, April 29 at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7:00 p.m. Buy Tickets
Game 5*: Sunday, May 1 at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 3:00 p.m. Buy Tickets
Game 1 Recap:
Defenseman Kurtis MacDermid buried the first Reign AHL playoff goal midway through the second period and forward Jonny Brodzinski netted the game-winning tally with 4:03 remaining in the contest to give the Reign a 2-1 victory over the Barracuda at SAP Center in San Jose. Box Score Highlights
Game 2 Recap:
MacDermid and Brodzinski once again found the back of the net, but the Barracuda capitalized on limited chances to take Game 2, 3-2. Barracuda defenseman Joakim Ryan recorded three assists The Reign outshot the Barracuda 36-15. Box Score Highlights
Fill The Cup:
Join the Ontario Reign as they fill the Calder Cup with donations for the Hope Reigns Foundation. The Calder Cup will be featured at the Citizens Business Bank Arena main entrance and fans can pose for photos. 
Generating Traffic:
Entering Game 3 tonight, the Ontario Reign focus on creating traffic in front of Barracuda netminder Aaron Dell. Over the first two games, the Reign fired 73 shots with Dell making 69 saves (.945 save percentage)
Fire Away:
Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski leads the team with 10 shots on goal through the first two games of the series. Brodzinski finished fifth among AHL rookies in the regular season with 173 shots.
Regular-Season Rivals:
In the regular-season, the Reign battled the Barracuda 12 times, earning a 9-3-0-0 head-to-head record. At Citizens Business Bank Arena, the Reign went 6-0-0-0. Reign forward Sean Backman led all skaters in the regular-season series with 11 points (four goals, 11 assists) and Reign forward Michael Mersch led all skaters with five goals. Forward Bryan Lerg led the Barracuda in the series with eight points (three goals, five assists).

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Tonight’s Game Notes

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2015-16 Postseason Records

Ontario: 1-1

San Jose: 1-1

2015-2016 Regular-Season Records
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st Pacific Division)
San Jose: 31-26-8-3, 73 points, .537 winning percentage (4th Pacific Division)

Ontario vs. San Jose, Head-to-Head in 2015-16

Ontario vs. San Jose, 2015-16 Season Schedule

Oct. 24: San Jose at Ontario 3-0 Win Box Score
Nov. 1: Ontario at San Jose 4-2 Loss Box Score
Nov. 11: San Jose at Ontario 2-1 Win Box Score
Dec. 13: San Jose at Ontario 2-1 Overtime Win Box Score
Jan. 22: San Jose at Ontario 3-2 Overtime Win Box Score
Jan. 23: Ontario at San Jose 2-1 Win Box Score
Feb. 5: San Jose at Ontario 1-0 Win Box Score
Feb. 6: San Jose at Ontario 3-2 Win Box Score
Feb. 10: Ontario at San Jose 4-2 Loss Box Score
Mar. 13: Ontario at San Jose 4-1 Win Box Score
Mar. 16: Ontario at San Jose 3-2 Overtime Win Box Score
Mar. 30: Ontario at San Jose 3-1 Loss Box Score

Head Coaches
Ontario: Mike Stothers (2nd season with Los Angeles affiliate, 1st with Ontario)
San Jose: Roy Sommer (18th year with San Jose affiliate, 1st with San Jose)

NHL Affiliate
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
San Jose: San Jose Sharks

ECHL Affiliate
Ontario: Manchester Monarchs
San Jose: Allen Americans

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