March 26: Heat 4, Reign 2 + postgame notes/video

Stockton Heat 4, Ontario Reign 2

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Box Score

SOG: ONT – 37; STK – 27
PP: ONT – 0/4; STK – 0/3

First Period
1) STK – Pat Sieloff (2) (Derek Grant), 9:05
2) STK – Hunter Shinkaruk (26) (Bryce Van Brabant, Bill Arnold), 10:04

Second Period
3) STK – Drew Shore (9) (Morgan Klimchuk, Oliver Kylington), 5:13
4) ONT – Jonny Brodzinski (14) (Brett Sutter), 5:20

Third Period
5) ONT – Kurtis MacDermid (4) (Derek Forbort, Jeff Schultz), 12:51
6) STK ENG – Derek Grant (27) (Kevin Poulin), 19:52

Ontario Reign (39-15-4-1, .703 win %) vs. Stockton Heat (27-27-2-2, .500)
Saturday, March 26, 2016, 6 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario, CA
Referees: #44 Kendrick Nicholson, #2 Jarrod Ragusin
Linesmen: #80 Landon Bathe, #24 J.M. McNulty
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ONT starters: G Peter Budaj, D Derek Forbort, D Nick Ebert, LW Adrian Kempe, C Andrew Crescenzi, RW Justin Auger
ONT scratches: D Vincent LoVerde, F Paul Bissonnette, F Matt Schmalz, F Ryan Horvat

STK starters: G Kevin Poulin, D Ryan Culkin, D Dustin Stevenson, LW Hunter Shinkaruk, C Bill Arnold, RW Van Brabant
STK scratches: G Kent Simpson, G Jon Gillies, G Kent Simpson, F Mason Raymond, F Austin Carroll, F Colton Orr, D Aaron Johnson, D Yann Sauve

Also ..

The Reign can clinch a playoff spot tonight if …
a) they earn a point vs. Stockton, OR — Update: Reign lose, 4-2
b) San Jose loses (reg/OT/SO) to San Diego, OR — Update: San Jose won, 3-0
c) Charlotte loses (reg/OT/SO) at Manitoba — Update: Charlotte won, 6-2

–The Reign gave up goals less than a minute apart in the opening period and trailed 2-0 after 20 minutes, despite outshooting the Heat 12-7. Videos courtesy of ieProSports:

–Jonny Brodzinski scores just 7 seconds after the Heat took a 3-0 lead in the second period:

–A third period goal by Kurtis MacDermid got the Reign back in it, but they could not find the equalizer:

–Brodzinski had 10 shots on goal and scored for a third game in a row.

–Ontario dropped to 6-11-3-0 when trailing after the first period and 4-14-2-1 when trailing after two.

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