Live Blog: Reign vs. Rampage - 11/26/17 - LA Kings Insider

Ontario Reign 3 (8-7-0-1) vs. San Antonio Rampage 1 (11-8-1-0)
Game #16
Sunday, November 26, 2017, 3 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Referees: Alex Garon, Michael Mullen
Linesmen: J.M. McNulty, Brent Tubbs
Box Score

3rd Period:
– Moments away from puck drop for 3rd period. ONT up 2-0 behind goals from Herr and Hensick from back in the first period.
– SA comes out firing to start the period. Quality shots and deflections on Campbell. Shuts door.
– ONT Goal: Jamie Devane banks in a shot off the back boards from Iverson and Crescenzi at 4:12 of 3rd. ONT up 3-0.
– SA showing some desperation and taking chances. 12 shots in the 3rd period already with 6:12 left. ONT up 3-0
– ONT Penalty: TJ Hensick takes a seat late in the 3rd period for slashing.
– PP comes to a close for SA. Martin heads to bench for extra man. 1:50 left. 3-0 ONT
– SA Goal: Tyson Jost spoils Campbell’s shutout with 91 seconds left in the game. 3-1 ONT
– ONT seals the deal and claim a 3-1 win over San Antonio. Campbell with 36 saves. Hensick, Herr and Devane with goals. Now with 8 wins in last 10 games.

2nd Period:
– Puck is down for the 2nd period. ONT breaks free early with a Lintuniemi rush. 2-0 ONT with 16:49 left.
– ONT Penalty: Andrew Crescenzi called for roughing at 3:46 on 2nd. Comes off another goal scramble. SA doing all they can to make Campbell uncomfortable.
– Crescenzi out. 2-0 ONT with 13:24 left in 2nd.
– SA Penalty: Alex Lintuniemi clipped under the visor. Trent Vogelhube with double minor. 1st PP for ONT today. 11:20 left in 2nd. 2-0 ONT
– 2 min gone on 4 min PP for ONT. Reign pushing, but no scoring changes just yet. Shots even at 13.
– ONT cannot convert on 4 min PP. Good work by SA to keep everything to the perimeter. No quality looks on Martin. ONT up 2-0 with 6:36 left in 2nd, but SA with a momentum boost thanks to PK
– 2nd period winding down in Ontario. ONT holding on to 2-0 advantage. SA with 11-9 shot advantage in middle stanza.

1st Period:
– Good shift developing for SA. Keeping ONT looking over shoulder with attack. Force Campbell to hold on. 0-0 with 16:11 to go in 1st.
– SA establishing the pace of pla yat first promo timeout. Out shooting ONT 5-2 with 13:50 left in 1st period. 0-0 so far.
– ONT Goal: Sean Walker rebound pops up to the Moon, everyone looses sight of it, except for Sam Herr. Collects and bangs in his first of the season. 1-0 ONT midway through 1st.
– ONT Penalty: Keegan Iverson grabs a roughing call after crease scramble. 1st PP of game goes to SA.
– Iverson out of the box. Strong PK for ONT. Only 1 shot against and came from a distance. 1-0 ONT with 8:44 left in 1st.
– 4on4 Hockey: Crescenzi and Musil will sit for a roughing with 7+ min left in 1st. 1-0 ONT
– ONT Goal: T.J. Hensick buries his first of the season and snaps a scoring skid with help from Matt Luff late in the first period. 2-0 ONT
– 1st period comes to a close with ONT up 2-0 on San Antonio. Herr and Hensick each score their first goal of season. Both teams with 8 shots on goal.

– ONT Starters: Campbell, Crescenzi, Devane, Iverson, Leslie, Lintuniemi
– SA Starters: Warsofsky, Jost, Siemens, Girard, Grimaldi, Martin
– No Roy, Laich, Imama, Racine and Zatkoff for ONT
– Husso, Geertsen, Colborne, Verpaelst, Joly, Greer are scratched for SA

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Kevin Gravel

#4 | 6′ 4″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 2/17/1996
Birthplace: KINGSFORD, MI
Position: D


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.

Rob Scuderi

#0 | 6′ 1″ | 212 lb | Age: 37

Born: DOB: 12/30/1978
Birthplace: SYOSSET, NY
Position: D
Handedness: Left


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.

Michael Mersch

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 225 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 10/2/1992
Birthplace: PARK RIDGE, IL
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


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.

Michael Latta

#24 | 6′ 0″ | 207 lb | Age: 25

Born: 5/25/1991
Birthplace: KITCHENER, ON
Position: F
Handedness: Right


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.

Adrian Kempe

#09 | 6′ 1″ | 187 lb | Age: 20

Born: 9/13/1996
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


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.

Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

Born: 6/2/1987
Birthplace: CALGARY, AB
Position: C


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.