LA Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

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We’re finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team’s future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable Mentions, followed by nine additional players who rounded out the top 10, the big moment is upon us.
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AHL: Reign Downed By Gulls In Shootout – Analysis, Line Combos, Video Highlights

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Roughly one-third of the way through their season, the Ontario Reign are cruising through the AHL’s Pacific Division. With only four regulation losses, it has been nearly impossible from denying the Reign a point after 60 minutes of play. The team that won last year’s Calder Cup in Utica hasn’t looked to have slowed down […]

Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 3, 4, and 5

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After a drawn out process that has lasted much longer than we originally anticipated (and, yes, we apologize and thank you for your patience), we are inching closer to wrapping up our early season look at the LA Kings Top 10 Prospects.
As noted previously, these bi-annual rankings provide some of the most popular content […]

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 […]

Kings 2015-16 Early Season Prospect Rankings: No. 6, 7, and 8

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Continuing with our early season countdown, it’s time to look at the next batch of players on our LA Kings Top 10 Prospects list. As a quick reminder, these bi-annual rankings provide some of the most popular content we produce each year, in large part due to the amount of effort that goes into gathering […]

Mersch, Dowd Record Multi-Point Nights as Reign Outshine Stars

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CEDAR PARK, Texas — The Ontario Reign went to head-to-head with the AHL’s highest scoring team and prevailed in a 7-6 victory against the Texas Stars.
Five different players registered multipoint nights, including Jordan Samuels-Thomas who scored the game-winner with 3:33 remaining after Texas had battled back to tie the game at 6-6.
“I don’t think either […]

MacDermid Scores First AHL Goal, Reign Win 2-1 Over San Jose

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Kurtis MacDermid saw his opening.  There was a screen in front from defenseman Vincent LoVerde and he had an open lane to shoot.  MacDermid took his chance from the point and his shot hit San Jose Barracuda goaltender Aaron Dell and still found it’s way past him for his first career AHL goal.
“I saw [Loverde] […]

Reign Get Physical and Budaj Shuts the Door on the Heat

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Perhaps there is no other way to describe it; it was simply a strange and uncharacteristic game for the Ontario Reign. Playing on home ice, the Stockton Heat came out with all they had and forced the Reign to play a physical battle right from the get-go, although the results were rather futile in the […]

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 […]

Video and Notes from Adrian Kempe’s First AHL Hat Trick

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From the outset of the contest, it was clear one team was on a mission. This game was the first of twelve regular season meetings between the host Ontario Reign and the visiting San Diego Gulls, with the former determined to dictate the tone of this new relationship. In a similar fashion to the contest […]