Postgame Notes: Petersen Earns First Pro Shutout and Win with 1-0 Decision in San Diego - LA Kings Insider

November 3, 2017

Valley View Casino Center – San Diego, CA

Ontario Reign –1, San Diego Gulls – 0

Box Score

 

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Gulls

0

0

0

0

Reign

1

0

0

1

 

Shots

PEN-PIM

PP

Gulls

27

5-13

0/3

Reign

42

4-11

1/4

 

Gulls: 4-4-1-0

Reign: 3-6-0-0

 

STORYLINE:

Goaltender Cal Petersen made 27 saves for his first professional win and shutout and forward Philippe Maillet scored the game-winning goal in the first period as the Ontario Reign defeated the San Diego Gulls 1-0 at Valley View Casino Center Friday night in San Diego.

GAME TIMELINE:

– Reign forward Philippe Maillet opens the scoring with a 5-on-3 power-play goal from T.J. Hensick and Jonny Brodzinski at 8:02 of the first period. Reign dominate the opening period 14-3 shot advantage.

– No scoring the in the second period, but both teams put on a shooting display. Ontario with 16 shots in the frame to San Diego’s 14.

– Reign goaltender Cal Petersen denied all 10 Gulls chances in the third period to secure a 27-save shutout. The shutout and the win are firsts as a professional.

NOTES:

LA Kings prospect Austin Wagner joined the Reign for strength and conditioning as he recovers from an injury.

NEXT GAME: Saturday, November 4 vs. San Diego Gulls, 6:00 p.m. PT

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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!

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#4 | 6′ 4″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 2/17/1996
Birthplace: KINGSFORD, MI
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#0 | 6′ 1″ | 212 lb | Age: 37

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#27 | 6′ 1″ | 225 lb | Age: 24

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#24 | 6′ 0″ | 207 lb | Age: 25

Born: 5/25/1991
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Handedness: Right

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#09 | 6′ 1″ | 187 lb | Age: 20

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#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

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