Postgame Notes: Luff, LaDue, Gravel and Petersen Send Reign over Barracuda, 4-1 - LA Kings Insider

November 19, 2017

SAP Center in San Jose, CA

Ontario Reign – 4, San Jose Barracuda – 1

Box Score

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Barracuda

1

0

0

1

Reign

1

0

3

4

 

Shots

PEN-PIM

PP

Barracuda

40

4-8

0/2

Reign

28

3-6

1/3

Barracuda: 6-7-0-0

Reign: 5-7-0-1

STORYLINE:

Forward Matt Luff scored twice, defensemen Paul LaDue and Kevin Gravel each scored two assists and goalie Cal Petersen made 39 saves to send the Ontario Reign over the San Jose Barracuda 4-1 at SAP Center in San Jose, California Sunday afternoon.

GAME TIMELINE:

Reign forward Matt Luff opens the scoring 2:16 into the contest, deflecting in a Matt Roy drive past Barracuda goalie Troy Grosenick.

– San Jose’s Jon Martin makes it 1-1 moments later, snapping a shot under the glove of Reign keeper Cal Petersen from the bottom of the left-wing circle at 7:20.

– After firing 15 shots on goal in the first period, the Barracuda hold the Reign to five shots in the second period, but the score remains 1-1.

– Forward Michael Mersch regains the lead for the Reign with a deflection power-play goal 1:33 into the third period. Defensemen Kevin Gravel and Paul LaDue add assists.

– Luff adds to the Reign advantage with his second goal of the game at 12:10 of the third period. LaDue and forward T.J. Hensick add assists.

– Forward Andrew Crescenzi, who returned to the Reign from the Kings this morning, sealed the victory with an empty-goal at 17:30 from Gravel.

NEXT 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

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!

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