March 19: Gulls 4, Reign 1 + postgame notes/video

San Diego Gulls 4, Ontario Reign 1
Final

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SOG: ONT – 23; SD – 28
PP: ONT – 0/2; SD – 0/4

First Period
1) SD – Corey Tropp (13) (Matt Bailey), 1:25

Second Period
2) SD – Ondrej Kase (6) (unassisted), 1:33

Third Period
3) SD – Antoine Laganiere (11) (Corey Tropp, Shea Theodore), 9:37
4) ONT – Derek Forbort (1) (Adrian Kempe, Jeff Schultz), 12:21
5) SD ENG – Stefan Noesen (9) (unassisted), 19:47

Ontario Reign (37-14-4-1, .705 win %) vs. San Diego Gulls (32-21-2-2, .596)
Saturday, March 19, 2016, 6 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA
Referee: #34 Stephen Reneau
Linesmen: #98 John Grandt, #33 Mike Voyer
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ONT starters: G Peter Budaj, D Nick Ebert, D Jeff Schultz, LW Adrian Kempe, C Brett Sutter, RW Jonny Brodzinski
ONT scratches: D Vincent LoVerde, D Zach Leslie, F Matt Leitner, F Paul Bissonnette

SD starters: G Anton Khudobin, D Brandon Montour, D Jaycob Megna, LW Nic Kerdiles, C Chris Wagner, RW Stefan Noesen
SD scratches: F Chris Mueller, G Dustin Tokarski, D Martin Gernat, D Joe Piskula, F Kyle MacKinnon, F Tim Jackman

Also …

–The Gulls went up 1-0 when Corey Tropp chased down the puck after his shot from the right circle, banging it by Peter Budaj. Video courtesy of ieProSports:

–Another period, another early goal surrendered by the Reign in the second. Ondrej Kase stripped the puck from Kevin Gravel and beat Budaj low from the right circle:

–The Reign gave up goals in the first two minutes of each the first and second periods.

–The Gulls are the only team the Reign have a losing record against this season at 3-4-1-1. The Gulls improved to 7-3-0-0 in the head-to-head this season.

–The first line of Michael Mersch (minus-4), Nic Dowd (minus-3), Sean Backman (minus-3) finished a combined minus-10.

–Peter Budaj made his 12th straight start, stopping 24 shots as his record dropped to 35-11-4.

–Anton Khudobin, who does not have a shutout this season, saw his bid end with 7:29 left in the third period on Derek Forbort’s first goal of the season.

–Backman’s three-game point streak was snapped.

–Here are full highlights of the game:

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