Postgame Notes: Reign Ride Power-Play Success to First Win of the Season - LA Kings Insider

October 28, 2017

Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH

Ontario Reign – 2, Cleveland Monsters – 1

Box Score

 

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Monsters

0

1

0

1

Reign

2

0

0

2

 

Shots

PEN-PIM

PP

Monsters

35

9-24

1/4

Reign

26

7-20

2/6

 

Reign: 1-6-0-0 (1-4-0-0 Road)

Monsters: 3-3-1-0 (2-2-1-0 Road)

GAME TIMELINE:

– Reign open the scoring 5:30 into the game as Sean Walker strikes on the power-play from Jonny Brodzinski and Philippe Maillet. First time the Reign have opened the scoring this season.

– After leaving the game for blocking a shot, Reign forward Michael Mersch returns to score another power-play goal for the Reign to make it 2-0. Comes 1:07 after Walker goal. Maillet and Paul Ladue with assists.

– Reign forward Jamie Devane drops the gloves with Brett Gallant at center ice at 9:58. First fight of season for Devane.

– Reign defenseman Kevin Gravel goes toe-to-toe in a scrap with Sam Vigeault at 6:45 of second period.

– Cleveland jumps on the scoreboard at 7:27 of the second period. Tyler Motte knocks in his third of the season to make it 2-1.

– Goalie Jack Campbell makes 15 saves in the third period and 34 in the contest to preserve the win for Ontario.

NEXT GAME: Wednesday, November 1 vs. San Jose Barracuda 7:00 p.m. PT

– Reign Power Play Pack: Ticket, hot dog and soda starting at $25 with NO FEES at OntarioReign.com

The Ontario Reign return home on Wednesday, November 1 against the San Jose Barracuda at 7:00 p.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Wear your stripped socks to support the Ronald McDonald House Inland Empire! The Reign are also hosting a toiletries drive for the House. Visit OntarioReign.com for more information!

Join the Reign as they host the San Diego Gulls and open the SoCal Series on Saturday, November 4 a Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6:00. Celebrate San Antonio Regional Hospital Night! The Reign will be wearing special SARH jerseys and hosting a jersey auction. For Reign season tickets, along with information on other ticket plans and group packages, call 909-941-PUCK (7825) and visit OntarioReign.com!

Become a “Fan” of the Reign on Facebook at Facebook.com/OntarioReign, join the conversation on Twitter at Twitter.com/OntarioReign and follow us on Instagram at Instagram.com/OntarioReignHockey.

 

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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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