Game 2: Reign 6, Stars 5 (OT) + postgame notes/video - LA Kings Insider

Ontario Reign 6, Texas Stars 5 (OT)

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SOG: ONT 30, TEX 35
PP: ONT 3/5, TEX 2/5

ONT starters: G Jack Campbell, D Kurtis MacDermid, D Vincent LoVerde, LW Brett Sutter, C Adrian Kempe, RW Jonny Brodzinski
TEX starters: G Maxime Lagace, D Mattias Backman, D Julius Honka, LW Brandon DeFazio, C Justin Dowling, RW Matej Stransky

1) ONT PPG – Zac Leslie (1) (T.J. Hensick, Mike Amadio) 3:44
2) ONT – Vincent LoVerde (1) (Brett Sutter, Kurtis MacDermid), 7:27
3) TEX – Matej Stransky (2) (Remi Elie, Mike McMurtry), 8:19
4) ONT SHG – Vincent LoVerde (2) (Justin Auger), 13:03
5) ONT PPG – T.J. Hensick (2) (Vincent LoVerde), 17:13

6) TEX PPG – Andrew Bodnarchuk (2) (Matt Mangene, Justin Dowling), 4:59
7) TEX PPG – Julius Honka (1) (Remi Elie, Justin Dowling), 12:59
8) ONT PPG – Michael Mersch (2) (Jonny Brodzinski, Sean Backman), 12:45

9) TEX – Cole Ully (2) (Andrew Bodnarchuk, Mike McMurtry), 5:26
10) TEX – Travis Morin (1) (Andrew Bodnarchuk, Brendan Ranford), 12:18

11) ONT – Jonny Brodzinski (1) (Kevin Gravel, Adrian Kempe), :56


–The Reign improved to 2-0 on the season as did goalie Jack Campbell, who finished with 30 saves on 35 shots.

–It took Jonny Brodzinski just his second game to score this season after taking him 18 a season ago.

–T.J. Hensick, Vincent LoVerde and Michael Mersch lead the Reign with two goals each. Sean Backman, Brodzinski, LoVerde and Hensick are tied for the team lead in points with 3.

–The Reign improved to 5-for-12 on the power play on the season.

–Andrew Bodnarchuk, a former Monarch who won the Calder Cup with the team before it moved to Ontario, had a goal and two assists.



–Here’s how the Reign aligned in warmups:

Brett Sutter – Adrian Kempe – Jonny Brodzinski
Justin Auger – T.J. Hensick – Michael Latta
Michael Mersch – Mike Amadio – Sean Backman
Sam Herr – Andrew Crescenzi – Joel Lowry

Kurtis MacDermid – Vincent LoVerde
Alex Lintuniemi – Kevin Gravel
Zac Leslie – Zach Trotman

Jack Campbell
Jonah Imoo

–Ontario scratches are Rob Scuderi, Paul LaDue (lower-body), Patrick Bjorkstrand and Paul Bissonnette.