For most hockey players, transitioning to the professional ranks is fraught with struggles. It’s a story seen time and time again, and one that happens to even the best of players. As they face a stiffer level of competition, there is usually a transition period where players will battle to find their game and often not […]
On Sunday, the Reign had a chance to find themselves atop the AHL’s Pacific Division standing with a win in San Jose. They came into the game tied with the Barracuda for tops in the division, but found themselves on the wrong side of the tie-breaker due to the amount of games both teams had […]
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, […]
The San Antonio Rampage visited the Ontario Reign Wednesday night in their first meeting since October 30. Last month, The Reign beat the Rampage 4-2 behind two goals by veteran Sean Backman. Wednesday, the Rampage got their revenge in a big way, winning 5-1.
Jack Campbell saw his first full-game action since the Reign home opener […]
Last June, the Manchester Monarchs reigned supreme, proving that they were the best team in the league on their way to being named the kings of the AHL. On Friday, their defense of said title began, albeit under a different name. The Ontario Reign traveled north to battle division rivals, the San Jose Barracuda, in Game […]
In their first year as an AHL team, the Ontario Reign have found plenty of success. Having left Manchester as Calder Cup champions, the Reign followed up their championship season by winning the inaugural Pacific Division crown. On top of that, the team placed fourth in league wide attendance, seeing nearly 3,000 more fans per […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Following a 2-0 loss on Sunday to the visiting Charlotte Checkers, who completed a two game weekend sweep of the Reign, Ontario has now dropped three straight games for the first time this season. It was also their second time being shutout this year. Power play struggles aside, this team has mustered up just eight […]