Game 47: San Jose 2, Reign 0 + postgame notes/video - LA Kings Insider

San Jose Barracuda 2, Ontario Reign 0

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SOG: ONT 20, SJ 31
PP: ONT 0/3, SJ 0/4

ONT starters: G Jack Campbell, D Kurtis MacDermid, D Alexx Privitera, LW Daniel Ciampini, C Andrew Crescenzi, RW Justin Auger
SJ starters: G Troy Grosenick, D Joakim Ryan, D Tim Heed, LW Barclay Goodrow, C John McCarthy, RW Ryan Carpenter

1) SJ – Adam Helewka (12) (Buddy Robinson, Julius Bergman), 9:14

2) SJ – John McCarthy (12) (Joakim Ryan, Tim Heed), 11:48

No scoring


–The Reign dropped to 26-13-8-0 overall and 3-3-2-1 against the Pacific Division-leading Barracuda, who improved to 30-11-1-3 and won their 11th straight game. The Reign are now 15-7-2-0 at home and 21-13-8-0 against Pacific Division opponents.

–Goalie Jack Campbell started his 32nd straight game and made 29 saves as his record dropped to 23-10-5.

–Ontario was shut out for the second time this season (previously, a 2-0 loss to San Diego on Feb. 4).

–The Reign fell to 4-5-2-0 when trailing after the first period and 3-8-3-0 when trailing after two periods.

–T.J. Hensick’s consecutive games point streak ended at four games (0-4=4).

–The Reign were outshot, 31-20, and were led by Cameron Schilling with three shots on goal.

–San Jose’s Adam Helewka was credited with the game-winning goal and a game-high six shots on goal. Helewka has been a Reign-killer of sorts. He has 12 goals in 35 games this season and five of those goals have come against Ontario.



–No changes have been made to the Reign’s lines from a night ago. They aligned as such:

Brett Sutter – Mike Amadio – Sean Backman
Jonny Brodzinski – T.J. Hensick – Devin Setoguchi
Daniel Ciampini – Andrew Crescenzi – Justin Auger
Sam Herr – Quentin Shore – Patrick Bjorkstrand

Kurtis MacDermid – Alexx Privitera
Damir Sharipzianov – Cameron Schilling
Craig Wyszomirski – Zac Leslie

–Jack Campbell (23-9-5; 2.58 GAA, .912 SV%) led the Reign out for warmups and will make his 32nd straight start and face Troy Grosenick (17-8-2; 2.01 GAA, .933 SV%).

–The Barracuda, first place in the Pacific Division, will be without the services of forward Marcus Sorensen and defenseman Mirco Mueller, who were both recalled by the Sharks this morning.

–Captain Vincent LoVerde (mid-body injury) participated in warmups for a second straight night, but did not take line rushes. He will miss his fourth straight game. The other scratches: D Alex Lintuniemi, D Rob Scuderi, F Paul Bissonnette, F Teddy Purcell, F Michael Mersch, F Joel Lowry, D Zach Trotman, F Miles Koules. All listed players are injured with the exception of Scuderi and Koules.

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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


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

Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

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


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

Alex Lintuniemi

#10 | 6′ 3″ | 214 lb | Age: 21

Born: DOB: 9/23/1995
Position: D


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.

Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

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


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.