Ontario Reign 3 (3-6-0-1) vs. San Diego Gulls 4 (5-4-1-0)
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 6 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Referees: Peter Tarnaris, Chris Schlenker
Linesmen: Nikolaus Diehr, Steve Walsh
– Spencer Abbott and Kevin Roy score for SD to give Gulls a 4-3 win.
– Mersch is out. Amazing PK by the Reign in OT. Patience. Smart.
– OT not enough. We need a shootout.
– Puck is down for the third period. 2-2 contest between ONT and SD. SD begins frame on PP. Auger in for high-sticking
– PP comes to a close for SD. They are 1/3 tonight. 2-2 with 17:42 left in 3rd.
– ONT Goal: SD turnover and no one covers Mike Mersch on top of the crease. ONT grabs first lead of game. 3-2 with 13:24. Unassisted.
– SD Penalty: Keaton Thompson sits for cross checking shortly after the ONT goal. 7th power play coming up for ONT. 1/6. 12:45 to go. 3-2 ONT
– PP comes to a close. ONT 1/7 now. Lead 3-2 with 10:54 to go.
– Brodzinski delivers a HEALTHY hit of the fore check. Brings everyone together. 5on5 skirmish below the SD goal line.
– Penalty time up to Brodzinski. Boarding and Roughing. Andy Welinski gets a rouging or SD. 9:10 to go. 3-2 ONT
– SD Goal: Gulls cash in for 2nd PPG off nice passing. Deven Sideroff puts it between the legs of Campbell. 3-3 w/ 9:08 left.
– 3:43 to go in regulation. 3-3 contest. ONT leads SD in shots 36-24.
– SD Penalty: Auger dances around Oleksy and the SD defenseman clips him. ONT goes on 8th PP. 1/7. 2:42 left in 3rd. 3-3 tie.
– ONT Penalty: Mike Mersch batting on top of crease is Welinski under the visor. 4 min double minor for high-sticking. 56 sec of 4on4
-1:00 to go in regulation. 3-3 between ONT and SD
– SD on PP now. 5th of game. Will carry into OT if needed. 18 sec left
– Horn sounds and ONT and SD head to OT. 1st OT of season for ONT. 3-3 contest.
– Puck is down for the 2nd period. ONT begins the frame on the PP trailing 2-0.
-PP comes to a close for ONT. JST back out for SD after interference. 2-0 SD w/ 17:38 to go in 2nd period.
– ONT and SD penalties handed out: Giovannie Fiore and Keegan Iverson. Iverson for hooking. Fiore for holding the stick. 3:02 of 2nd the time
– Iverson and Fiore back out and a return to 5on5 hockey. SD up 2-0 with 14:57 left in 2nd period.
– ONT Goal: Brett Sutter with a perfect shot over the blocker of Berra, off the post and in to cut SD lead in half. 2-1 w/ 10:18 left in 2nd.
– Shortly after goal, Jamie Devane and Mike Liambas, the two heavyweights,drop the gloves.
– Liambas picking up healthy amount of time. Fight, misconduct & 2 for boarding. ONT goes on 4th PP. 0/3 and down 2-1 w/ 9:43 to go in 2nd.
– ONT escape shorthanded SD bid. Brodzinski lost puck at right point which led to odd man rush the other way. PP comes to a close
– 5:18 to go in 2nd period and SD sitting on 2-1 advantage. Gulls checking much better this period. Shots 9-8 for ONT
– SD Penalty: Julius Nattinen sits for hooking. Ozone penalty for SD. ONT goes on 5th PP. 0/4 & down 2-1 w/ 5:12 left in 2nd period.
– Reign go 0/5 on power play. Couple close calls near the end, but SD locking down.2-1 SD with 2:28 left in 2nd period.
– Sam Herr with a great chance denied by the blocker. SD takes a penalty. Roy for interference. 6th PP for ONT.
– ONT Goal: Paul LaDue smacks in a drive from the right point on the power play to make it 2-2 with 58 sec left in 2nd period.
– Period comes to a close with ONT and SD tied 2-2
– Puck is down and the Reign already pushing shots through to Berra. 17:24 left in 1st. 0-0
– SD Penalty: Scott Sabourin gives the Reign an early power play with a high-sticking call 5 min into game. 0-0
– PP comes to a close for ONT. 0/1 now. 12:15 left in 1st. No score.
– ONT Penalty: Keegan Iverson picks up a roughing call after the whistle. Gulls won’t participate. 1st SD power play. 10:29 left in 1st. 0-0
– Reign D going a good job not allowing the Gulls to set up on the man advantage. 8:34 left in 1st period. 0-0 score.
– The Brodzinski-Mersch-Hensick line doing damage in Ozone. Great passing & multiple shots. 0-0 w/ 7:28 left, but ONT w/ 10 shots. SD with 1.
– SD Penalty: Sam Carrick barrels into Jack Campbell after save. Goalie interference with 7:06 left in 1st. 2nd PP for ONT
– Reign finding room to work and distance shots, but Berra controlling second chances. 21 sec left on PP. 5:27 left in 1st period. 0-0
– Sam Herr sends Gulls D Brian Cooper to the ice with heavy hit in corner. Copper goes to locker. Mike Liambas jumped Herr. 5:15 to go in 1st.
– Liambas and Herr get 5 min for fighting. No call on the hit to Cooper by Herr. PP comes to a close. ONT now 0/2
– ONT with 16 shots on goal in 1st period, 1 shy of season-high. 4:18 left. 0-0
– SD Goal: Gulls catch break. Point shot gets lost the in pads of Campbell and Jeff Schultz, the fmr ONT D, taps in the puck. 2:27 left in 1st
– ONT Penalty: Iverson goes back to the box. Slashing. 17:53 of 1st. 1-0 SD.
– SD PP Goal: Andy Welinski sends a drive from the point past a screened Campbell at 18:41. ONT w/ 17-7 shot lead, but all SD last 2 minutes
– SD Penalty: Jordan Samuels-Thomas flagged for interference. Puck no where close. 19:53. ONT goes on 3rd PP.
– 1st period closes. SD take a 2-0 to room, but ONT starts 2nd period with 1:54 of power play time.
— Joey Zakrzewski (@ReignInsider) November 5, 2017