Game 25 Live Blog + Highlights: Reign vs Bakersfield - LA Kings Insider

Ontario Reign 4, Bakersfield Condors 3
Final-Overtime

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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
Attendance: 9,491

Referee: #90 Mike Langin
Linesmen: #43 Steven Berry, #24 J.M. McNulty

FIRST PERIOD
1) BAK – Joey LaLeggia (3) (Jujhar Khaira, Anton Slepyshev), 12:07
2) ONT – Brett Sutter (6) (Jonny Brodzinski, Zac Leslie), 19:53

SECOND PERIOD
No scoring

THIRD PERIOD
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.

OVERTIME
7) ONT – Kurtis MacDermid (4) (Teddy Purcell, TJ Hensick), 1:32

PRE-GAME NOTES

–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

–Ontario Lines:

Sutter-Amadio-Brodzinski
Mersch-Hensick-Purcell
Kempe-Backman-Auger
Latta-Bjorkstrand-Herr

Leslie-LoVerde
Sharipzianov-LaDue
MacDermid-Privitera

Campbell
Flinn

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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2016-17 Records
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

2015-2016 Records
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
9-4-0-0

Head Coaches
Ontario: Mike Stothers (3rd season with LA Kings affiliate, 2nd with Ontario)
Bakersfield: Gerry Fleming (3rd season with Edmonton affiliate, 2nd with Bakersfield)

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Kurtis MacDermid

#56 | 6′ 5″ | 233 lb | Age: 23

Born: March 25, 1994
Birthplace: Sauble Beach, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

MacDermid was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 12, 2012.
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Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

Born: May 13, 1996
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Amadio was selected by the Kings in the third round (90th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Lintuniemi

#10 | 6′ 3″ | 214 lb | Age: 21

Born: DOB: 9/23/1995
Birthplace: HELSINKI, FINLAND
Position: D

Bio

Lintuniemi played in 27 games for the HIFK U18 team in Helsinki at 15-years-old, as well as seven games with the Finland U16 team. He made his professional hockey debut with the Monarchs in 2015, and has since begun playing for the Reign.
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Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

Born: 6/2/1987
Birthplace: CALGARY, AB
Position: C

Bio

Drafted in 2005 by the Calgary Flames, Sutter was traded to the Reign in 2016. He is the son of LA Kings head couch Darryl Sutter, and the eighth member of the Sutter family to play in the NHL.
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