Ontario Reign Open March with Visit to Stockton Heat Tonight

Mar 1, 2017

Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), visit the Stockton Heat tonight at 7:00 PT at Stockton Arena in Stockton, California. Tonight is the sixth of eight regular-season meetings this season.

It’s Been a While Old Friend:

The Reign are 3-1-1-0 against the Heat this season and 10-5-2-0 all time. The two teams last met back on New Year’s Eve with the Reign prevailing 5-4 in overtime at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Reign forward Sean Backman (two goals, four assists) leads the series with six points.

Campbell Reaches 100:

Reign goaltender Jack Campbell earned his 100th professional victory last Sunday with a win over Rockford and is 100-62-21 in his career.

His Game Has Just Begun…Su-Su-Sutter…

Reign forward Brett Sutter enters tonight’s contest on a three-game point streak (two goals, three assists) and has eight points (four goals, four assists) over his last six games.

Backman’s in the Saddle Again:

Reign forward Sean Backman is on a three-game point streak (two goals, one assist) moving into tonight’s contest and has three goals and two assists over his last six games.

It’s a me, Amadio:

Forward Mike Amadio enters tonight’s game on a three-game point streak (two goals, three assists) and has seven points (three goals, four assists) over his last six games.

Upcoming Milestones:

Forward T.J. Hensick is three assists from 400 as a professional and four games from 700 pro contests.

Forward Sean Backman is two games from 400 in his AHL career and six points from 200 AHL points.

Defenseman Cameron Schilling is eight points from 100 as a professional.

Forward Teddy Purcell is two games from 700 in his professional career and one goal from 150 pro tallies.

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Game Notes

The Reign host the Heat on Friday, March 3 at 7:00 p.m. $2 Bud Light Friday returns! Buy Tickets

Celebrate the weekend with the Reign on Saturday, March 4 as they host the Tucson Roadrunners at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6:00 p.m. Buy Tickets

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2016-17 Records

Ontario: 28-14-8-0, 64 points (3rd, Pacific Division)

Stockton: 21-22-4-1, 47 points (4th, Pacific Division)

2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)

Nov. 18 Ontario at Stockton 2-1 OT Loss Recap

Nov. 23 Stockton at Ontario 3-1 Win Recap

Dec. 14 Stockton at Ontario 5-4 Loss Recap

Dec. 30 Ontario at Stockton 4-1 Win Recap

Dec. 31 Stockton at Ontario 5-4 OT Win Recap

Mar. 1 Ontario at Stockton 7:00 p.m.

Mar. 3 Stockton at Ontario 7:00 p.m.

Apr. 12 Ontario at Stockton 7:00 p.m.

Ontario vs. Stockton, All-Time


2015-2016 Records
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, (1st place, Pacific Division)
Stockton: 32-32-2-2, 68 points, (6th place, Pacific Division)

Head Coaches
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)

Stockton: Ryan Huska (2nd season with Heat)

NHL Affiliate
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
Stockton: Calgary Flames

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