Postgame Notes: Crescenzi's Three-Point Game Sends Reign Over Gulls - LA Kings Insider

November 11, 2017

Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California

Ontario Reign –4, San Diego Gulls – 1

Box Score

 

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Gulls

0

0

1

1

Reign

2

0

2

4

 

Shots

PEN-PIM

PP

Gulls

12

8-22

1/5

Reign

38

9-24

0/4

 

Gulls: 5-7-1-0

Reign: 4-6-0-1

STORYLINE:

Forward Andrew Crescenzi scored two goals and an assist as the Ontario Reign extended their point streak to five games (4-0-0-1) with a 4-1 victory over the San Diego Gulls at Valley View Casino Center Saturday night.

GAME TIMELINE:

– Reign forward Jonny Brodzinski opens the scoring 6:20 into the contest, smashing a rolling puck past Gulls netminder Kevin Boyle. Forward Michael Mersch and defenseman Zac Leslie add assists.

– Defenseman Alex Lintuniemi made it 2-0 Ontario at 14:56 of the opening frame, skipping in first goal of the season from defenseman Stepan Falkovsky and forward Andrew Crescenzi.

– In the second period, the Reign held the Gulls to a season-low zero shots on goal and rifled 16 of their own on target, but the contest remained 2-0 after 40 minutes.

– Reign forward Andrew Crescenzi picked up his first goal of the season 3:20 into the third period to claim a three-goal advantage. Forward Jamie Devane and Falkovsky add assists.

– San Diego jumps on the scoreboard with a power-play goal from defenseman Keaton Thompson at 15:07 of the third period.

– Crescenzi seals the Reign victory with his third point of the contest, potting an empty-net goal at 19:27.

NEXT GAME: Saturday, November 18 at San Jose Barracuda, 1:15 p.m. PT, SAP Center in San Jose, CA

NEXT HOME GAME: Wednesday, November 22 vs. Stockton Heat, 7:00 p.m. PT

– San Antonio Regional Hospital Blanket Giveaway (First 5,000 Fans)

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

The Reign continue a three-game road trip this weekend as they visit the San Jose Barracuda at SAP Center on Saturday, November 18 at 1:15 p.m. and Sunday, November 19 at 3:00 p.m. Watch the Reign Pregame Show and tune in to the action at Facebook.com/OntarioReign!

Join the Reign as they host the Stockton Heat on Wednesday, November 22 a Citizens Business Bank Arena at 7:00. Celebrate San Antonio Regional Hospital Blanket Night (first 5,000 fans)! 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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