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 tonight at 7:00 p.m. PT. Tonight is the first of eight meetings between the two clubs this season.
Support the Ronald McDonald House Inland Empire:
The Reign are hosting a toiletries drive for the House and fans can bring donations for families and each donation will receive a raffle ticket to win a signed Paul LaDue player card. Examples of items include toothbrushes and toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner and men and women's deodorant. Other items needed are individual pre-packaged snack items such as nuts, trail mix, crackers, chips, cereal, disinfectant wipes and paper bowls. Buy Tickets
Sutter Closes In:
Forward and team captain Brett Sutter is one point away from 300 as a professional.
Forward Michael Mersch has two goals and two assists for four points over the last two games.
Scouting the Barracuda:
The Barracuda enter tonight’s matchup sixth in the Pacific Division and are winless in their last two contests (0-1-0-1). Forward Adam Helewka leads the squad with nine points and eight assists. Rookie Rudolfs Balcers is off to a hot start to his pro career with six points (tied for 11th among AHL first-year players). Netminders Antoine Bibeau and Troy Grosenick have split time in net and Bibeau ranks 12th in the league with a 2.07 goals-against average.
Remember This Day, Men, for it Will Be Yours for All Time:
Mike Stothers coaches his 300th contest as a professional head coach tonight.
The Reign travel to Valley View Casino Center on Friday, November 3 to square off with the San Diego Gulls at 7:00 p.m. Tune in to all of the action and the Reign Pregame Show at Facebook.com/OntarioReign!
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. Fans are encouraged to bring canned and non-perishable food donations to the game to benefit Foothill Family Shelter. Each donation will receive a raffle ticket to enter to win a signed Justin Auger player card. View the Sprout's Donation List
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: 1-6-0-0, 0 points (8th, Pacific Division)
San Jose: 3-4-0-1, 7 points (6th, Pacific Division)
2016-17 Regular-Season Records
Ontario: 36-21-10-1, 83 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
San Jose: 43-16-4-5, 95 points (1st, Central Division)
2017-18 Head-to-Head Schedule
Nov. 1 San Jose at Ontario 7:00 pm PDT
Nov. 18 Ontario at San Jose 1:15 pm PST
Nov. 19 Ontario at San Jose 3:00 pm PST
Nov. 24 San Jose at Ontario 7:00 pm PST
Feb. 21 San Jose at Ontario 7:00 pm PST
Mar. 4 Ontario at San Jose 12:00 pm PST
Mar. 18 San Jose at Ontario 3:00 pm PDT
Mar. 24 Ontario at San Jose 5:30 pm PDT
Ontario vs. San Jose, All-Time
Ontario: Mike Stothers (4th season with LA Kings affiliate, 3rd with Ontario)
San Jose: Roy Sommer (3rd season with Barracuda, 20th season with San Jose AHL affiliate)
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
San Jose: San Jose Sharks