Reign Lead Series 2-1, Host Game 4 vs. San Jose Tonight

Reign Take on Barracuda Tonight in Game 4 on $2 Brew Friday

Apr 29, 2016

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), battle the San Jose Barracuda in Game 4 of the Pacific Division Semifinals tonight at 7:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Reign lead the best-of-five series, 2-1. 

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: at Ontario 3-1 Win Box Score Highlights 
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
 
Game 3 Recap:
Forward Adrian Kempe scored twice and forward Nic Dowd buried a power-play maker to lead the Reign to a 3-1 victory over the Barracuda at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Reign peppered Barracuda goalie Aaron Dell with 39 shots. Box Score Highlights 
 
$2 20oz. Brews:
Fan can enjoy $2 20oz draft Bud Light and Montejo tonight at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
 
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.
 
Power Play Cashes In:
With a power-play goal in Game 3, the Ontario snapped an 0-for-6 postseason skid through Game 1-2.
 
Rising to the Top:
Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski is riding a three-game point streak heading into tonight’s Game 4 (two goals, one assist) and is tied for sixth among AHL rookies in the playoffs with three points. Brodzinski is also tied for fourth in the AHL postseason with 14 shots on goal.
 
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).

Broadcasting Central:

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Tonight’s Game Notes

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2015-16 Postseason Records
Ontario: 2-1
San Jose: 1-2

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
9-3-0-0

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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