Reign enter uncharted waters against Steelheads in Round 2

Reign Steelheads ECHL

Last year, the Ontario Reign skated onto the ice at Citizens Business Bank Arena for a win-or-go-home Game 5 against the Idaho Steelheads in the first round of the Kelly Cup Playoffs.
Idaho, who had 20 fewer points in the regular season, came out and handled the Reign from beginning to end, putting a sour note at the […]

Kings prospects come up big, Ontario Reign lead playoff series 3-0

Defenseman Nick Ebert, taken with the very last pick at the 2012 NHL Draft, has been anything but irrelevant since joining the Ontario Reign less than two weeks ago. He now has points in six straight games, including goals in two of the team’s three playoff games played thus far. However, nothing may be more […]

Kings’ prospects talk Game 2 playoff victory with Ontario Reign

Ebert Nick - Ontario Reign

[all photos captured by David Sheehan for MayorsManor]
In Game 1 of their first round playoff series, Ontario used the momentum of three goals in the opening six minutes of play to jumpstart an eventual 5-2 victory.  Then, in Game 2 on Wednesday night it was a bit of deja vu for the Reign, only it took a little while longer.  […]

Kings’ prospects talk Game 1 playoff victory with Ontario Reign

Berube Reign 2013 MayorsManor

Three goals in the opening six minutes of play helped power the Ontario Reign to a 5-2 victory in their opening round playoff series on Tuesday night. A pair of Kings’ prospects played key roles in the win as well, with JF Berube tending goal and defenseman Nick Ebert scoring the third goal – which […]

Photo Gallery – Kings prospects, Ontario Reign season finale

On Saturday night the Ontario Reign, ECHL affiliate of the LA Kings, wrapped up their 2012-13 regular season. We’ve already published post-game thoughts from Kings prospects JF Berube and Nick Ebert (as well as comments from coach Jason Christie about their performances) here.
Now, take a look at some photos captured for MayorsManor by photog David Sheehan…

Ontario, […]

Coach’s comments on Kings prospects in Reign regular season finale

Reign season finale 2013

The Ontario Reign, ECHL affiliate of the LA Kings, wrapped up their fifth regular season on Saturday night, but things aren’t completely over just yet. Following a successful defense of their Pacific Division Championship, they’ll kick off post-season play on Tuesday night vs. the Utah Grizzlies.
To conclude the season they played a two-game series with […]

Berube set to make first start in Ontario since early February

Berube Ontario Reign ECHL MayorsManor

Life in the minor leagues is rarely linear. Instead, it’s usually filled with frequent twists and turns. So, very little can surprise Kings’ goaltending prospect JF Berube these days.
With his hip surgery from the summer of 2011 well behind him, coupled with a strong second half to last season, the 21-year old netminder entered this year with renewed enthusiasm and […]

Clune brothers heading to Staples Center for Kings v Preds

Clune Matt ECHL

Even though it’s early into 2013, there have already been a few things to celebrate in the Clune family.
First, older brother Rich was claimed by the Nashville Predators and has been living out his dream of returning to the NHL. Even better, on February 5th he scored his first goal, coming in a game against […]

The Super Yooper returns to Ontario tonight

Kaunisto

Former Kings prospect Ray Kaunisto is back in Southern California tonight with the Colorado Eagles, and they’ll be taking on the Ontario Reign.  It’s not where he planned on playing this season, but things seem to be working out OK for the former college hockey forward.
Originally signed by Dean Lombardi as a free agent following his senior year at […]

Video highlights and notes – Kozun and Yellow Horn score for Monarchs

When teams talk about earning a ‘hard fought point’ they can now use Tuesday night’s Monarchs games as exhibit number one.
Manchester spotted their opponent leads of 3-0 and 4-1 before the offense started cranking things up. First to tally a goal for the Monarchs was Colton Yellow Horn – playing in just his second AHL game after dazzling […]