First Round playoff preview: Reign vs. Gulls by the numbers - LA Kings Insider

FIRST ROUND CALDER CUP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
(3) Ontario Reign vs. (2) San Diego Gulls
Game 1: Friday, April 21 – at San Diego, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, April 22 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
Game 3: Friday, April 28 – at San Diego, 7 p.m.
*Game 4: Monday, May 1 – at Ontario, 7 p.m.
*Game 5 – Tuesday, May 2 – at San Diego, 7 p.m.
*if necessary

AHL 2016-17 REGULAR SEASON TEAM RECORDS/STATS
Overall record: ONT – 36-21-10-1 (.610 winning percentage) / SD – 43-20-3-2 (.669)
Home record: ONT – 22-9-2-1 / SD – 23-9-1-1
Road record: ONT – 14-12-8-0 / SD – 20-11-2-1
Overtime record: ONT – 7-10; 2-1 (SO) / SD – 6-3; 4-2 (SO)
Record when scoring first: ONT – 26-5-5-0 / SD – 28-2-2-1
Power play percentage: ONT – 3rd (22.9 percent) / SD – 9th (20.1)
Penalty kill percentage: ONT – 18th (81.2 percent) / SD – 23rd (80.5)
Goals against per game: ONT – 16th (2.79) / SD – 7th (2.62)
Goals for per game: ONT – 15th (2.93) / SD – 6th (3.25)

REIGN 2016-17 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
Points: T.J. Hensick (16G-36A=52)
Goals: Jonny Brodzinski (27)
Assists: T.J. Hensick (36)
Plus/minus: Kurtis MacDermid (+11)
Penalties in minutes: Kurtis MacDermid (135)
Power play goals: Jonny Brodzinski (11)
Shorthanded goals: Justin Auger (2)
Game-winning goals: Jonny Brodzinski, Brett Sutter (5)
Shots: Jonny Brodzinski (184)

SAN DIEGO 2016-17 REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
Points: Corey Tropp (21G-33A=54)
Goals: Corey Tropp, Antoine Laganiere (21)
Assists: Kalle Kossila (34)
Plus/minus: Jaycob Megna (+33)
Penalties in minutes: Stu Bickel (148)
Power play goals: Kalle Kossila (18)
Shorthanded goals: Jordan Samuels-Thomas, Chris Wagner (3)
Game-winning goals: Corey Tropp, Kevin Roy, Antoine Laganiere (4)
Shots: Sam Carrick (180, combined with Rockford)

PROJECTED GOALTENDING MATCHUP
(2016-17 REGULAR SEASON STATS)
ONT: Jack Campbell – Record: 31-15-6 / GAA: 2.52 / Sv%: .914 / SO: 5
SD: Jhonas Enroth – Record: 16-5-0 / GAA: 1.91 / Sv%: .931 / SO: 2

12-GAME REGULAR SEASON SERIES
Ontario record: 6-4-1-1
San Diego record: 6-4-1-1

Game 1 – Oct. 15, 2016: Reign 2, San Diego 0
Game 2 – Nov. 27, 2016: San Diego 4, Reign 3
Game 3 – Dec. 13, 2016: Reign 3, San Diego 2
Game 4 – Dec. 27, 2016: Reign 2, San Diego 1 (OT)
Game 5 – Jan. 22, 2017: Reign 3, San Diego 2 (SO)
Game 6 – Feb. 3, 2017: San Diego 4, Reign 3 (OT)
Game 7 – Feb. 4, 2017: San Diego 2, Reign 0
Game 8 – Feb. 10, 2017: San Diego 4, Reign 1
Game 9 – April 7, 2017: Reign 4, San Diego 0
Game 10 – April 8, 2017: Reign 3, San Diego 1
Game 11 – April 14, 2017: San Diego 4, Reign 3 (SO)
Game 12 – April 15, 2017: San Diego 5, Reign 3

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Kevin Gravel

#4 | 6′ 4″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 2/17/1996
Birthplace: KINGSFORD, MI
Position: D

Bio

Gravel made his NHL debut with Los Angeles in the 2015-16 season, skating with the Kings for four games before returning to AHL affiliate Ontario.
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Rob Scuderi

#0 | 6′ 1″ | 212 lb | Age: 37

Born: DOB: 12/30/1978
Birthplace: SYOSSET, NY
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Scuderi is currently playing for the Reign while under contract with the LA Kings. He has won two Stanley Cups, once with the Pittsburgh Penguins and with the Kings.
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Michael Mersch

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 225 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 10/2/1992
Birthplace: PARK RIDGE, IL
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Drafted by the Kings in 2011, Mersch is currently playing forward for the Reign. Last season, he drew into his first NHL game for the Kings, where he registered 2 shots and 3 hits.
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Michael Latta

#24 | 6′ 0″ | 207 lb | Age: 25

Born: 5/25/1991
Birthplace: KITCHENER, ON
Position: F
Handedness: Right

Bio

Prior to turning professional, Latta played major junior hockey in the OHL with the Ottawa 67’s and Guelph Storm. He was drafted into the NHL in 2009 and joined the King’s affiliate Reign in 2016.
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Adrian Kempe

#09 | 6′ 1″ | 187 lb | Age: 20

Born: 9/13/1996
Birthplace: KRAMFORS,SWEDEN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Growing up in Swedan, Kempe made his hockey debut in 2014 in the Swedish Hockey League. He has since been drafted by the Kings, where he is playing for their AHL affiliate team, the Ontario 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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