Ontario Reign 4, Bakersfield Condors 3
SOG: ONT – 28, BAK – 29
PP: ONT – 0/0, BAK – 0/0
ONT starters: G Jack Campbell, D Zac Leslie, D Vincent LoVerde, LW Brett Sutter, C Mike Amadio, RW Jonny Brodzinski
BAK starters: G Laurent Brossoit, D Dillon Simpson, D Jordan Oesterle, LW Ryan Hamilton, C Josh Currie, RW Greg Chase
Referee: #90 Mike Langin
Linesmen: #43 Steven Berry, #24 J.M. McNulty
1) BAK – Joey LaLeggia (3) (Jujhar Khaira, Anton Slepyshev), 12:07
2) ONT – Brett Sutter (6) (Jonny Brodzinski, Zac Leslie), 19:53
3) BAK – Jujhar Khaira (7) (Joey LaLeggia, Anton Slepyshev), 1:03
4) ONT – Adrian Kempe (6) (Sean Backman), 2:18
5) ONT – Sean Backman (5) (Justin Auger), 5:18
6) BAK – Scott Allen (3) (Jordan Oesterle, Laurent Brossoit), 17:20.
7) ONT – Kurtis MacDermid (4) (Teddy Purcell, TJ Hensick), 1:32
Ontario-Bakersfield, first period: pic.twitter.com/wz8qy0cC6L
— Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) December 27, 2016
–This is the second meeting this season between the Reign (13-6-5-0) and Condors (10-10-3-1). In net, it will be Jack Campbell vs. Laurent Brossoit.
–Scratched tonight for Ontario: D Alex Lintuniemi (injured), D Rob Scuderi, F Paul Bissonnette (injured), F Andrew Crescenzi (injured) and D Zach Trotman (injured). Trotman, who hasn’t played since November 9, took warm-ups with the team but will not play.
-Scratched tonight for Bakersfield: D Ben Betker, F Joey Benik, F Braden Christoffer, F Anton Lander
Via Ontario Reign PR:
-Goaltender Jack Campbell has started the last nine straight contests for the Reign and allowed two goals or less in six of the nine games.
-Forwards T.J. Hensick (one goal, four assists), Teddy Purcell (two goals, three assists) and Michael Mersch (three goals, one assist) enter tonight’s contest on three-game point streaks.
-Ring in the New Year with the Reign on Saturday, December 31 against the Stockton Heat at 6:00 PT at Citizens Business Bank Arena! Stay after the contest for a post-game indoor fireworks and laser Bowie and Prince tribute! The first 5,000 fans grab Ontario Reign clappers presented by Smart Solar Power. BUY TICKETS
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Ontario: 13-6-5-0, 31 points (3rd, Pacific Division)
Bakersfield: 10-10-3-1, 22 points (7th, Pacific Division)
2016-17 Head-to-Head Schedule (All Times Pacific)
Dec. 16 Bakersfield at Ontario 3-2 Win
Dec. 26 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm
Jan. 7 Ontario at Bakersfield 6:00 pm
Jan. 14 Bakersfield at Ontario 6:00 pm
Jan. 25 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm
Feb. 8 Bakersfield at Ontario 7:00 pm
Feb. 24 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm
Mar. 10 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm
Mar. 31 Ontario at Bakersfield 7:00 pm
Apr. 1 Ontario at Bakersfield 6:00 pm
Ontario: 44-19-4-1, 93 points, .684 winning percentage (1st place, Pacific Division)
Bakersfield: 31-28-7-2, 71 points, .552 winning percentage (5th place, Pacific Division)
Ontario vs. Bakersfield, All-Time
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
Bakersfield: Gerry Fleming (3rd season with Edmonton affiliate, 2nd with Bakersfield)