Reign and Checkers Close Series Today at 3 PT

Reign and Checkers Close Season Series Today

Mar 18, 2017

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 Charlotte Checkers today at 3:00 PT at Bojangles’ Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. Today is the fourth and final regular-season meeting between the two teams.

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Series at a Glance:

The Reign are 2-1-0-0 against the Checkers and are 4-3-0-0 all-time. Reign forwards Mike Amadio and Teddy Purcell each have one goal and three assists for four points against the Checkers. Forward T.J. Hensick is tied for the series lead with three goals.


Checkers forward Andrew Poturalski is tied for second among AHL rookies with 45 points and tied for fourth among first-year players with 29 assists. Rookie forward Lucas Wallmark is tied for ninth among rookies with 40 points and sits second with 22 goals.

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Reign forwards T.J. Hensick (two goals, three assists) and Teddy Purcell (two goals, four assists) enter today’s contest on four-game point streaks. Forward Mike Amadio is on a three-game assist streak (four assists) and forward Michael Mersch is on a three-game point streak (one goal, four assists).

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Game Notes

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2016-17 Records

Ontario: 30-18-9-0, 69 points (3rd, Pacific Division)

Charlotte: 29-27-4-0, 62 points (5th, Central Division)

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

Dec. 3 Charlotte at Ontario 3-2 Win Recap

Dec. 10 Charlotte at Ontario 5-2 Win Recap

Mar. 17 Ontario at Charlotte 5-3 Loss Recap

Mar. 18 Ontario at Charlotte 6:00 pm EDT

Ontario vs. Charlotte, All-Time Head-to-Head Record


2015-2016 Records
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
Charlotte: 36-32-3-5, 80 points, .526 winning percentage (5th place, Central Division)

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

Charlotte: Ulf Samuelsson (1st season with Charlotte)

NHL Affiliate
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
Charlotte: Carolina Hurricanes

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