Reign vs. San Diego: Pacific Division Finals breakdown - LA Kings Insider

PACIFIC DIVISION FINALS CALDER CUP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
Ontario won best-of-5 first round series vs. San Jose, 3-1
San Diego won best-of-5 first round series vs. Texas, 3-1

(1) Ontario Reign vs. (2) San Diego Gulls
Game 1: Thursday, May 5 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, May 7 – at San Diego, 7:05 p.m.
Game 3: Sunday, May 8 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
Game 4: Friday, May 13 – at San Diego, 7:05 p.m.
*Game 5 – Saturday, May 14 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
*Game 6 – Monday, May 16 – at San Diego, 7:05 p.m.
*Game 7 – Wednesday, May 18 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
*if necessary

AHL 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON TEAM RECORDS/STATS
Overall record: ONT – 44-19-4-1 (.684 winning percentage) / SD – 39-23-4-2 (.618)
Home record: ONT – 22-8-3-1 / SD – 20-10-3-1
Road record: ONT – 22-11-1-0 / SD – 19-13-1-1
Overtime record: ONT – 8-4; 0-1 (SO) / SD – 7-4; 4-2 (SO)
Record when scoring first: ONT – 32-7-2-1 / SD – 28-1-2-1
Power play percentage: ONT – 20th (16.0) / SD – 3rd (20.8)
Penalty kill percentage: ONT – 1st (88.7) / SD – t-10th (84.1)
Goals against per game: ONT – 1st (2.03) / SD – 17th (2.94)
Goals for per game: ONT – t-15th (2.82) / SD – 7th (3.06)

AHL 2016 PLAYOFF TEAM RECORDS/STATS
Overall record: ONT – 3-1 (.750 winning percentage) / SD – 3-1 (.750)
Home record: ONT – 2-0 / SD – 2-0
Road record: ONT – 1-1 / SD – 1-1
Overtime record: ONT – 0-0 / SD – 0-0
Record when scoring first: ONT – 3-0 / SD – 3-0
Power play percentage: ONT – 13th (9.1) / SD – t-3rd (25.0)
Penalty kill percentage: ONT – t-1st (100.0) / SD – 5th (90.5)
Goals against per game: ONT – 2nd (1.50) / SD – 7th (2.25)
Goals for per game: ONT – 8th (2.75) / SD – t-3rd (4.00)

REIGN 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
Points: Sean Backman (21G-34A=55)
Goals: Michael Mersch (24)
Assists: Sean Backman, Nic Dowd (34)
Plus/minus: Kurtis MacDermid (+24)
Penalties in minutes: Kurtis MacDermid (121)
Power play goals: Sean Backman (8)
Shorthanded goals: Justin Auger, Andrew Crescenzi (2)
Game-winning goals: Sean Backman (8)
Shots: Sean Backman (250)

REIGN 2016 PLAYOFF LEADERS (4GMS; 3-1)
Points: Nic Dowd (2G-2A=4)
Goals: Nic Dowd, Jonny Brodzinski, Adrian Kempe, Kurtis MacDermid (2)
Assists: Nic Dowd, Andrew Crescenzi, Kevin Gravel, Michael Mersch (2)
Plus/minus: Andrew Crescenzi (+4)
Penalties in minutes: Paul Bissonnette (7)
Power play goals: Nic Dowd (1)
Shorthanded goals: None
Game-winning goals: Nic Dowd, Jonny Brodzinski, Justin Auger (1)
Shots: Sean Backman, Nic Dowd (16)

SAN DIEGO 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
Points: Chris Mueller (20G-37A=57), Brandon Montour (12G-45A=57)
Goals: Chris Mueller (20)
Assists: Brandon Montour (45)
Plus/minus: Jaycob Megna (+23)
Penalties in minutes: Stu Bickel (210)
Power play goals: Chris Mueller, Nick Ritchie (8)
Shorthanded goals: Matt Bailey, Kenny Ryan (2)
Game-winning goals: Chris Mueller, Brandon Montour, Stefan Noesen, Nick Ritchie, Joseph Cramarossa (3)
Shots: Chris Mueller (163)

SAN DIEGO 2016 PLAYOFF LEADERS (4GMS; 3-1)
Points: Chris Mueller (2G-3A=5)
Goals: Nick Ritchie, Joseph Cramarossa (3)
Assists: Mike Sgarbossa (4)
Plus/minus: Shea Theodore, Andrew Welinski (+5)
Penalties in minutes: Corey Tropp (15)
Power play goals: Chris Mueller, Mike Sgarbossa, Antoine Laganiere, Brandon Montour (1)
Shorthanded goals: Joseph Cramarossa (1)
Game-winning goals: Nick Ritchie (2)
Shots: Brandon Montour (20)

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POTENTIAL GOALTENDING MATCHUP
(2015-16 REGULAR SEASON STATS)
ONT: Peter Budaj – Record: 42-14-1 / GAA: 1.75 / Sv%: .932 / SO: 9
SD: Anton Khudobin** – Record: 19-8-3 / GAA: 2.46 / Sv%: .921 / SO: 0
SD: Matt Hackett – Record: 10-7-2 / GAA: 3.03 / Sv%: .895 / SO: 1
(2016 PLAYOFF STATS)
ONT: Peter Budaj – Record: 3-1 / GAA: 1.51 / Sv%: .925 / SO: 0
SD: Anton Khudobin** – Record: 2-1 / GAA: 2.26 / Sv%: .934 / SO: 0
SD: Matt Hackett – Record: 1-0 / GAA: 2.22 / Sv%: .913 / SO: 0
**Left Game 4 of Texas series due to injury

12-GAME REGULAR SEASON SERIES
Reign record: 4-6-1-1
San Diego record: 8-4-0-0

Game 1 – Nov. 5, 2015: Reign 4, San Diego 1
Game 2 – Nov. 27, 2015: San Diego 3, Reign 2
Game 3 – Nov. 28, 2015: San Diego 3, Reign 1
Game 4 – Dec. 19, 2015: San Diego 3, Reign 2 (SO)
Game 5 – Dec. 26, 2015: San Diego 4, Reign 1
Game 6 – Jan. 15, 2016: Reign 5, San Diego 0
Game 7 – Jan. 29, 2016: Reign 2, San Diego 0
Game 8 – Feb. 20, 2016: San Diego 4, Reign 2
Game 9 – March 12, 2016: San Diego 2, Reign 1 (OT)
Game 10 – March 19, 2016: San Diego 4, Reign 1
Game 11 – April 15, 2016: Reign 4, San Diego 2
Game 12 – April 16, 2016: San Diego 3, Reign 2

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