Reign Drown Barracuda To Take 2-1 Series Lead

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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 […]

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 […]

Reign Roll in Midweek Matchup with Manitoba

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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 […]

Hoven on NHL Radio: Kopitar Contract, Lucic Extension, Kings Prospects

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio from earlier today, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss a myriad of Kings related topics, most notably: details surrounding Anze Kopitar’s new contract, the impact it may have on Dustin Brown’s future in Los Angeles, a […]

Gravel, Stothers Post-Game Quotes About Michael Mersch

After a 2-1 overtime victory against the San Jose Barracuda, the Ontario Reign have won their first two games without Michael Mersch in the lineup after his call up to the Los Angeles Kings.  Some of Mersch’s teammates in Ontario spoke about his call up to the NHL.
Kevin Gravel on Mersch getting a chance to […]

Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 2, Mersch

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We know you want it, so here we are – one step closer to announcing the name of who sits at No. 1 on our LA Kings Top 10 Prospects list. First, we have to start with No. 2, and he is a player many of you have been asking quite a bit about over […]

What You Need to Know About Michael Mersch’s Game

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MayorsManor has confirmed: #LAKings have called up @mikemersch25 (Mike Mersch) from @ontarioreign. Had 12 goals in 19 AHL games this season.
— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) December 9, 2015
Dating back to last season, Michael Mersch has scored 36 goals in his last 52 games.
With a dizzying array of feints and jukes, the newest King always […]

Kempe Scores, But Gulls Hand Reign First Regulation Loss at Home

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After dropping a close contest in San Diego Friday night, the Ontario Reign fell again to the Anaheim Ducks farm club on Saturday night, this time 3-1.
Adrian Kempe, one of the Kings top prospects at forward, netted his seventh marker of the season in the third period, but it wasn’t enough to spark a […]

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio talking LA Kings Trade Scenarios

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Sunday night, host Jonathan Davis welcomed John Hoven back to the 2 Man Advantage on NHL Network radio to discuss several trade scenarios involving the Los Angeles Kings. Among the players discussed were: Anze Kopitar, Tyler Toffoli, Dwight King, Michael Mersch, Adrian Kenmpe, Valentin Zykov, Alec Martinez, Jake Muzzin, Brayden McNabb, Trevor Lewis, and more.
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Kings prospect Nic Dowd on Mersch, Zykov, and the Ontario Reign

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LA Kings prospect Nic Dowd, who is expected to be listed in the next installment of our 2015-16 Early Season Rankings (hint, hint), recently caught up with MayorsManor, where the Alabama native and former college hockey player talked about assuming one of the key roles at center for the Ontario Reign this season, how to […]