Reign Drown Barracuda To Take 2-1 Series Lead

Gravel AHL Reign by Josh Lavallee

The series was gridlocked at a game a piece as game 3 of the first round series between Ontario and San Jose Barracuda was set to start. But from the get go, the Barracuda were swimming upstream, and Ontario cruised their way to a seemingly easy 3-1 victory.
It was clear early Thursday night that this […]

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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 […]

LoVerde’s OT tally leads Reign to 3-2 win, Stars goalie Lagace stops 48 shots

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CEDAR PARK, Texas – A Texas Stars victory would have been one of the biggest robberies of the season.
In fact, the Stars even picking up a point in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Ontario Reign seems like grand larceny.
Ontario dominated the contest. The physical style pushed around a smaller Texas team while Ontario bombed […]

San Diego Gulls Downed by Texas Stars in 6 – 3 defeat

The San Diego Gulls returned home after a two game winning streak on the road to face the Texas Stars, in the hopes of keeping the momentum rolling in their direction. Unfortunately, no amount of rallying goals could bring the Gulls to victory Wednesday night.
The first period saw the Stars come out with the shots […]

Reign Comeback In Second Period, Knock Off Barracuda 3-2

Jonny Brodzinski and Justin Auger struck 16 seconds apart in the second period bringing the Ontario Reign all the way back from the 2-0 deficit to a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Barracuda on Saturday night at the Citizens Business Bank Arena.  For Ontario it completed their eighth win in their last nine games […]

Budaj Records Third Straight Shutout, Blanks Barracuda 1-0

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Ontario Reign goaltender Peter Budaj left for the AHL All-Star Game last weekend. Friday night, he returned to action and picked up right where he left off, shutting out the San Jose Barracuda 1-0. It was his third shutout in a row, and league leading eighth of the season.
After facing only five shots in the […]

Clifford Shares Some Thoughts on AHL Conditioning Assignment

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A few weeks ago, AHL President and CEO Dave Andrews sat down with MayorsManor to discuss a myriad of league topics. Among the information shared was the fact the San Diego Gulls, the Anaheim Ducks new AHL affiliate, was exceeding expectations at the box office. Sitting second in league attendance, with an average of 8.658 […]