Reign and Gulls Fire up SoCal Series for Final Time in 2016Dec 27, 2016
Ontario, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), visit the San Diego Gulls tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. Tonight is the fourth of 12 regular-season meetings between the two teams.
The Ontario Reign skated in their 10th overtime of the season last night, prevailing 4-3 over the Bakersfield Condors at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The 10 appearances are tied for the most in the AHL with Providence and Tucson. The Reign are 4-5 in overtime and 1-0 in the shootout.
Last night’s contest vs. the Condors was the first penalty-free game in the AHL since April 14, 2015 between the Toronto Marlies and Iowa Wild.
The Reign are 2-1-0-0 against the Gulls this season and hold a 6-7-1-1 all-time record. In San Diego, the Reign are 2-0-0-0 this season and 4-4-0-0 all time. Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski leads the head-to-head series this season with five points (one goal, four assists).
Picking Up Points:
Forwards Teddy Purcell (two goals, four assists) and T.J. Hensick (one goal, five assists) each enter tonight’s contest on four-game point streaks. Forwards Brett Sutter (two goals, one assist) and Adrian Kempe (two goals, one assist) are on three-game point streaks.
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The Reign are back on the road Friday, December 30 against the Stockton Heat at 7:30 p.m. at Stockton Arena. Catch all the action LIVE at OntarioReign.com!
Ring in the New Year with the Reign on Saturday, December 31 against the Stockton Heat at 6:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena! Stay after the contest for a postgame indoor fireworks and laser Bowie and Prince tribute! The first 5,000 fans grab Ontario Reign clappers presented by Smart Solar Power. Buy Tickets
Ontario: 14-6-5-0, 33 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
San Diego: 11-11-1-1, 24 points (6th, Pacific Division)
2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)
Oct. 15 Ontario at San Diego 2-0 Win Recap
Nov. 27 San Diego at Ontario 4-3 Loss Recap
Dec. 13 Ontario at San Diego 3-2 Win Recap
Dec. 27 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Jan. 22 San Diego at Ontario 3:00 pm
Feb. 3 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Feb. 4 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Feb. 10 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Apr. 7 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Apr. 8 San Diego at Ontario 6:00 pm
Apr. 14 San Diego at Ontario 7:00 pm
Apr. 15 Ontario at San Diego 7:00 pm
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
San Diego: 39-23-4-2, 82 points, .618 winning percentage (2nd place, Pacific Division)
Ontario vs. San Diego, All-Time
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
San Diego: Dallas Eakins (2nd year with Anaheim Ducks affiliate, 2nd with San Diego)
Ontario: Los Angeles Kings
San Diego: Anaheim Ducks