Game 3: Gulls 3, Reign 0 + postgame notes and video

San Diego Gulls 3, Ontario Reign 0
Final (Reign lead best-of-7 series, 2-1)

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SOG: ONT – 29; SD – 25
PP: ONT – 0/3; SD – 1/4

First Period
1) SD – Kalle Kossila (2) (Antoine Laganiere, Ondrej Kase), 18:27

Second Period
No scoring

Third Period
2) SD PPG – Nick Ritchie (5) (Brandon Montour, Chris Mueller), 8:18
3) SD ENG – Jaycob Megna (1) (unassisted), 16:49

(1) Ontario Reign vs. (2) San Diego Gulls
Sunday, May 8, 2016, 7 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Referees: #43 Tom Chmielewski, #48 Garrett Rank
Linesmen: #52 Shandor Alphonso, #81 Tanner Nua
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ONT starters: G Peter Budaj, D Derek Forbort, D Kevin Gravel, LW Michael Mersch, C Adrian Kempe, RW Justin Auger
ONT scratches: F Brett Sutter, F Jonny Brodzinski, F Ryan Horvat, F Matt Leitner, G Jack Flinn, D Chaz Reddekopp, D Zach Leslie, F Spencer Watson, D Kevin Raine, D Damir Sharipzyanov, F Matt Schmalz, F Austin Wagner, D Alex Lintuniemi

SD starters: G Matt Hackett, D Brian Cooper, D Shea Theodore, LW Nick Ritchie, C Chris Wagner, RW Chris Mueller
SD scratches: G Kevin Boyle, G Dustin Tokarski, G Anton Khudobin, D Martin Gernat, D Keaton Thompson, D Shane O’Brien, F Corey Tropp, F Brian McGrattan, F Nic Kerdiles, F Mike Sgarbossa, D Andrew O’Brien, F Kenny Ryan, F Tim Jackman, F Tyler Morley, F Kevin Roy, F Deven Sideroff, D Marcus Pettersson, F Nick Sorensen, D Jacob Larsson

Notes and video

–The Reign still lead the best-of-7 series two games to one with the series shifting to San Diego on Friday for Game 4 at 7:05 p.m.

–The Reign’s perfect penalty kill streak ended at 19-for-19 when Nick Ritchie scored in the third period.

–Kalle Kossila and Nick Ritchie lead the Gulls with two goals each in the series.

–The Reign were shut out for the first time all postseason. Matt Hackett made 29 saves in the shutout for his second win of the playoffs.

–Peter Budaj suffered his first loss of the playoffs since Game 2 against San Jose on April 23. He made 25 saves and now carries a 5-2 record.

–The Reign suffered their first loss at home of the postseason after starting out 3-0.

–San Diego scored its first road power play goal of the postseason after going scoreless on their first 13 tries.

–The Reign aligned the same tonight as they did a night ago in Game 2:

Kris Newbury – Nic Dowd – Sean Backman
Michael Mersch – Adrian Kempe – Justin Auger
Sam Herr – Andrew Crescenzi – Jordan Samuels-Thomas
Joel Lowry – Mike Amadio – Paul Bissonnette

Kurtis MacDermid – Vincent LoVerde
Derek Forbort – Kevin Gravel
Jeff Schultz – Nick Ebert

Peter Budaj
Michael Houser

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