LA Kings 2017 Mid-Season Prospect Rankings: Players No. 6-10

Now that readers have had a few days to digest this week’s Honorable Mentions article, it’s time to continue our multi-part series looking at the 2017 LA Kings Top 10 Prospects list. And we’ll begin the countdown with some reports on players rounding out the bottom-half of the list, guys coming it No. 6-10.
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AHL: Reign Score Season-High In Saturday Night Showdown

 
San Jose’s net overflowed as the Ontario Reign beat the Barracuda 7-2 at Citizen’s Business Bank Arena. Ontario is nearing the end of a seven games in twelve days stretch, but showed a lot of jump to start the game Saturday night.
The Reign arrived with a flash and drew a couple penalties early in the contest, […]

Reign Fall 3-1, Lose Season Series With Stars

 
The Ontario Reign returned to the rink Wednesday, taking on the Texas Stars at home. The mid-week tilt was the first action Ontario has seen since their rainy outdoor game against the Bakersfield Condors Saturday night.
The final scheduled meeting between the teams, Ontario held a 1-1-1 record against Texas entering tonight’s contest. Last year’s series […]

Recap: Reign – and RAIN – vs Condors in AHL Outdoor Classic

It was an eventful weekend in Bakersfield. What began with an almnni game featuring more than a dozen Kings and Oilers Smythe Division stars, coached by Wayne Gretzky and Luc Robitaille, ended with a rain-filled AHL Outdoor Classic. Local fans went home happy, though, as the Condors came back late in regulation to tie things […]

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on Goalie Plans, Prospects, Kings Surprises

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined host Jonathan Davis on the Two Man Advantage. Some of the topics discussed during the spot included: Marian Gaborik, Dustin Brown, Nic Dowd, Jonathan Quick’s timeline to return, Peter Budaj’s recent play in net, Jeff Zatkoff’s upcoming schedule, Dwight […]

Reign Retain Perfect Record Against Rival Stars

The Ontario Reign opened their home schedule Friday night with a game against the division rival Texas Stars. Despite Texas finishing just two points behind Ontario in the standings last year, the Reign went undefeated against the Stars. Tonight was no different, as a three-point effort by Captain Vincent LoVerde led the Reign to an […]

Reign Drown Barracuda To Take 2-1 Series Lead

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

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

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 […]