Reign Weekly: Reign Prepare for Opening Weekend

Oct 17, 2016

The Week That Was…

The Ontario Reign kicked off the 2016-17 season with a 2-0 victory over the San Diego Gulls Saturday night at Valley View Casino Center. Forward Michael Mersch and T.J. Hensick netted power-play goals in the second period and goaltender Jack Campbell registered 36 saves, including at 17-save barrage in the third period, for his first shutout of the season.

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The Numbers

Record: 1-0-0-0 (T-1st Place, Pacific Division)
Home: 0-0-0-0
Away: 1-0-0-0
Last 10 Games: 1-0-0-0
Streak: 1-0-0-0
Goals: Michael Mersch and T.J. Hensick (1)
Assists: Jonny Brodzinski and Sean Backman (2)
Points: Jonny Brodzinski and Sean Backman (2)
Penalty Minutes: Michael Latta (7)
Power-Play Goals: Michael Mersch and T.J. Hensick (1)
Power-Play Assists: Sean Backman and Jonny Brodzinski (2)
Power-Play Points: Sean Backman and Jonny Brodzinski (2)
Shorthanded Goals: N/A
Shorthanded Assists: N/A
Shorthanded Points: N/A
Game-Winning Goals: T.J. Hensick (1)
Wins: Jack Campbell (1)                         
GAA: Jack Campbell (0.00)                   
SPCT: Jack Campbell (1.000)

This Week:

Ontario Reign vs. Texas Stars

Friday, Oct. 21

7:00 p.m. PT

Citizens Business Bank Arena

Opening Weekend, $2 Bud Light Friday, Clapper Giveaway presented by Smart Solar Power (First 5,000 fans), Hope Reigns Foundation Book Drive

Listen Live: Reign Radio 24/7

Watch Live: AHL Live

Preview: First of four meetings, 6-0-0-0 head-to-head record in 2015-16

Ontario Reign vs. San Jose Barracuda

Saturday, Oct. 22

6:00 p.m. PT

Citizens Business Bank Arena

Opening Weekend, Kingston Schedule Poster Giveaway (First 5,000 fans), Hope Reigns Foundation Book Drive

Listen Live: Reign Radio 24/7

Watch Live: AHL Live

Preview: First of eight meetings, 9-3-0-0 head-to-head record in 2015-16

Latest Reign News…

Campbell Blanks Gulls to start 2016-17 Season

San Diego, CA – For the second straight season, the Ontario Reign (1-0-0-0) opened a new campaign with a shutout victory as goaltender Jack Campbell provided 36 saves in a 2-0 victory over the San Diego Gulls (1-1-0-0) tonight at Valley View Casino Center. The Reign defeated the Bakersfield Condors 5-0 to start last season. Recap

Ontario Reign Launch Reign Radio 24/7

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign launched the team’s new 24/7 radio station, Reign Radio, through TuneIn. With the station, the Reign are the first team in the American Hockey League to have their own exclusive 24/7 radio channel on TuneIn. Full Story

Reign Rewind: Behold, Brio; Imoo’s Impact and Brodzinski’s Family Number

The Reign are in their second season in Ontario so the “all’s new and potentially uncomfortable” sort of feelings are out the window, at least for the returning players. Full Story

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