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 in the opening round of the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs.
The Reign open the best-of-five series in San Jose for the first two games and return to Citizens Business Bank Arena to host the first-ever AHL Calder Cup Playoff game in Inland Empire history, Game 3, on Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena. If necessary, Game 4 will take place on Friday, April 29 and Game 5 will be on Sunday, May 1. Tickets for all three contests are ON SALE NOW at AXS.com!
In the regular-season, the Reign battled the Barracuda 12 times, earning a 9-3-0-0 head-to-head record. Reign forward Sean Backman lead the series with 11 points (four goals, 11 assists) and goaltender Peter Budaj went 9-2-0 with a 1.52 goals-against average and .943 save percentage. Forward Bryan Lerg led the Barracuda with eight points (three goals, five assists).
Round 1 Schedule:
Game 1: Friday, April 22 at SAP Center in San Jose, CA at 7:30 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, April 23 at SAP Center in San Jose, CA at 7:30 p.m.
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
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