AHL: Reign Blanked At Home by Gulls in Game 3

Following their big win the previous night in San Diego, the Ontario Reign headed home with a 2-0 lead on their division rivals, hoping to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their second round playoff series.
With their backs against the wall, the visiting Gulls came out to fight early. Their play saw marked improvement from […]

AHL: Auger’s OT Winner Puts Reign Up 2-0

After besting the San Jose Barracuda in their opening round series, the Ontario Reign face yet another California opponent – squaring off with another division rival in the San Diego Gulls. This isn’t the first time the Kings and Ducks AHL clubs have met in the playoffs in recent memory, as the Norfolk Admirals eliminated the […]

San Diego Gulls Advance to Second Round with 6 – 2 Win Over Texas Stars

The San Diego Gulls looked to close out their series with the Texas Stars in game 4 of the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. Coming off a 6 – 1 victory that gave the Gulls the series lead, the club hoped to capitalize on power play chances and taking advantage of home-ice advantage […]

Dowd, Gravel Dish On Their First NHL Experience

It’s almost inevitable at this point that Los Angeles Kings prospects Kevin Gravel and Nic Dowd will be tied to one another throughout their careers. Both entered St. Cloud State University at the same time, where they lived together throughout their collegiate playing days, both served as the Huskies co-captains their senior season, the duo […]

AHL: Reign Comeback Falls Short, San Jose Ties Series At One

The Ontario Reign started their defense of the Calder Cup well, picking up Game 1 of their opening round series versus the San Jose Barracuda by a score of 2-1. 24 hours later, the two teams were back at it for Game 2 from San Jose. On home ice, the Barracuda took a bite out […]

Nick Ritchie scores in Gulls 5-1 loss to Stars

CEDAR PARK, Texas — If you give out power plays like free samples, the Texas Stars are going to capitalize.
And that was the difference as the Stars evened up their first-round series with the San Diego Gulls in a 5-1 Game 2 victory.
San Diego committed eight penalties in the loss at the newly named H-E-B […]

AHL: Brodzinski Nets Game-Winner, Reign Take Game 1

Last June, the Manchester Monarchs reigned supreme, proving that they were the best team in the league on their way to being named the kings of the AHL. On Friday, their defense of said title began, albeit under a different name. The Ontario Reign traveled north to battle division rivals, the San Jose Barracuda, in Game […]

Stothers Dissects First Round Match-up Ahead Of Game 1

In their first year as an AHL team, the Ontario Reign have found plenty of success. Having left Manchester as Calder Cup champions, the Reign followed up their championship season by winning the inaugural Pacific Division crown. On top of that, the team placed fourth in league wide attendance, seeing nearly 3,000 more fans per […]

Ritchie scores game-winner as Gulls overpower Stars in Game 1

CEDAR PARK — The first-round playoff series between the San Diego Gulls and Texas Stars might as well be a fight between scalpels and hammers.
Texas is a precision, speed-based team that specializes in slicing up opposing defenses. San Diego is big, heavy and physically punishes opponents.
In Game 1, hammers smashed scalpels as San Diego secured […]

Gulls Close Out Regular Season With Thrilling Win Over Reign

With the San Diego Gulls playoff schedule locked in, tonight’s matchup against the Ontario Reign was served only a symbolic closure to the team’s inaugural season, closing out the regular season against their number one rivals.
The teams played each other 24-hours earlier and the tension from that game spilled over into the night’s till as […]