Budaj Records Third Straight Shutout, Blanks Barracuda 1-0

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

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 […]

Clifford Returns, Reign Roll Over San Diego Gulls

It was rivalry night in San Diego as the hometown Gulls took on the Ontario Reign in the Gulls final game before the all-star break. The Gulls went into the night’s matchup 2-3 in their last five, hoping to even things up. They were also looking for a little forward progress, as they sit well […]

Reign Comeback In Third Period, Win In Overtime 3-2

The first two periods of Friday night’s game were forgettable for the Ontario Reign. Yet, they made the final period and overtime count; walling away with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Barracuda after Nic Dowd ended things 28 seconds into overtime.
Dowd was able to help force a neutral zone turn over, and after […]

Reign Roll in Midweek Matchup with Manitoba

American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews was on hand in Ontario to witness the Reign 4-1 drubbing of the visiting Manitoba Moose. He shared some thoughts with MM prior to the game, they can be seen here.
As for the contest on the ice, there wasn’t much of one. A 1-0 first period lead […]

AHL President Evaluates West Coast Moves and Future Possibilities

Two years ago, MayorsManor first broke news of the Kings’ plans to move their AHL affiliate to Southern California. In the months following, we continued to cover the story, with several other teams joining the AHL’s West Coast invasion. Now, midway through the first season of actual games being played in California, league President and […]

Biz Nasty 3.0: Paul Bissonnette’s New, Slightly Lower Profile

September 23, 2010 – Paul Bissonnette still remembers the preseason game. If you got jumped by Kyle Clifford, you would too. “He did what he had to do,” says the 30 year-old-forward, with a restrained snarl. He wanted to square off. Clifford, a rookie who wore number 64 at that time, wanted to get in […]

Third Period Comeback Propels Reign To A 2-1 Win Over Texas

Andrew Crescenzi is not usually on the power play, but he got a chance Sunday afternoon in Ontario in the final minute of the game and it paid off. Crescenzi drove hard to the net and knocked in his own rebound to lead the Reign to a comeback win 2-1 over the Texas Stars. Crescenzi took […]

Ontario Reign Post Game Quotes 1/5/16: Coach Mike Stothers

The Ontario Reign snapped their losing streak in a dramatic overtime win 3-2 over the Texas Stars on Tuesday night.  After the game, Reign Head Coach Mike Stothers met with the media.
On Justin Auger’s play and confidence:
“Oh, it’s great for Auger.  It was great for all of us, you know I mean that was a […]

Ontario Reign Post Game Quotes 1/5/16: Dowd, Auger, Gravel

After the Ontario Reign’s 3-2 overtime victory over the Texas Stars, Reign players Nic Dowd, Justin Auger, and Kevin Gravel met with the media to give their thoughts on the game.
Nic Dowd
On the plan against transition game of Texas: “I think it’s important as a preventative measure you’ve got to get pucks in deep when […]