Scoop with Stutts: Reign Zero in on Home Opener Tonight vs. Bakersfield - LA Kings Insider

After opening the 2017-18 season with a three-game road trip, the Ontario Reign return to Citizens Business Bank Area tonight to kick off the home schedule as they welcome in the Bakersfield Condors at 7:00 p.m.

In their first three games, the Reign combined to score three goals and enter tonight’s match up seeking their first win of the season. Reign Head Coach Mike Stothers reviewed the week of practice and preparation with the Reign Insider and SoCal News Group’s Jim Alexander.

Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski also met with ORI and Mr. Alexander this morning to discuss his game adjustments and mental preparation after being assigned to the Reign by the LA Kings earlier this week.

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

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