Nov 2, 2018

ONTARIO, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have made a pair of roster moves. Los Angeles has reassigned defenseman Austin Strand from the ECHL’s Manchester Monarchs to Ontario, while the Reign have signed goaltender Charles Williams to a PTO.

The 21-year-old Strand (born Feb. 17, 1997) is a 6-4, 216-pound native of Calgary, AB. Strand, who was originally assigned to Manchester on October 18, made his professional debut with the Monarchs later that month and collected two points (1-1-2) from six games played in the ECHL. Strand originally signed an entry-level contract with the Kings last season

The 26-year-old Williams (born Mar. 12, 1992) is a 5-10, 193-pound native of Canton, Michigan. Williams has appeared in two AHL games during his career, both of which came with the Hartford Wolf Pack last season. The second-year pro has also skated in 52 games with Manchester, posting a 29-14-3 record with a 2.73 goals against average and a .909 save percentage.  

The Ontario Reign are in the midst of their 2018-19 season, their fourth as members of the American Hockey League. For more information regarding upcoming home games, promotions and ticket offers, visit, and to secure your seats with a Reign ticket plan, call 909.941.7825 or visit


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