Reign Shutout Americans, Take 3-1 Series Lead: Quick Quotes Alex Roach

Ontario Reign Allen Americans

Joe Cannata made 31 saves and David Rutherford had two goals and an assist in a 5-0 Ontario Reign win Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena.  Ontario now has a 3-1 series lead against the Allen Americans with a chance to end the series tomorrow night in Ontario.  After the game MayorsManor caught up with LA Kings prospect Alex Roach…

On only allowing one goal in the last three games:

Yeah, our goaltender is standing on his head, so that definitely helps out a lot.  We are trying to keep the chances to the outside, they have a lot of skill so we’re trying to clog up that middle and give our goalie the best chance at seeing the puck.

On the game getting very chippy in the 3rd period and if it will carry over into Game 5:

I’m not to sure, it’s obviously frustrating losing by a couple goals.  I think tomorrow they’re going come out hard and they’re going to try to win that game.  It’s a big game, we’re excited for it, it’s a challenge.  They’re going to be revved up to go, and so are we.

On how the Reign are limited ice to the Americans:

I think we’re just trying to play hard on their top end guys.  Coach has been preaching to finish our checks and not let anyone through us.  It’s definitely a challenge, they got a lot of skilled players who can make plays in tight.  We just got to stick to our game plan and just go from there.

Postgame comments from coach Jason Christe and video highlights from the game have been posted here.

The Reign look to book their first ever appearance in the Kelly Cup Final Sunday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena.

Recent Articles

FREE REPLAY: Thoughts on Vegas Home Opener; Plus Brown, Kopitar, and the Kids

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of my interview on Sportsnet Radio from earlier today, where I shred thoughts on the Vegas Golden Knights home opener, as well as reviewed the Kings-Flames game.
The segment can be heard using the player below or download any of our audio files for free on the MayorsManor iTunes page located […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Network Radio with Vegas Golden Knights Home Opener Preview

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about the Golden Knights home opener – live from Las Vegas.
The segment can be heard using the player below or download any of our audio files for free on the MayorsManor […]

LA Kings 2017-18 Season Has Acute Focus on Three Rs

To a man, the LA Kings organization would largely like to forget the past three seasons. Not much good has come, at least on the ice, since raising the organization’s second Stanley Cup in 2014. Now, with a plethora of new management in place, many of the same core players will be asked to provide […]

Major News Items

LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Top Two Players Revealed

The wait is over; it's time to reveal the top two players on our 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings. Which player has earned the coveted No. 1 spot? As we finish off this multi-part series, we'll begin with a thank you … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Trackbacks

  1. […] Postgame comments from LA Kings prospect Alex Roach were posted here. […]