Game 42: Reign 2, Bakersfield 1 + postgame notes/video - LA Kings Insider

Ontario Reign 2, Bakersfield Condors 1
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SOG: ONT 35, BAK 27
PP: ONT 0/1, BAK 0/2

ONT starters: G Jack Campbell, D Kurtis MacDermid, D Tom Gilbert, LW Sam Herr, C Andrew Crescenzi, RW Sean Backman
BAK starters: G Jonas Gustavsson, D Mark Fayne, D Jordan Oesterle, LW Joey LaLeggia, C Josh Currie, RW Taylor Beck

FIRST PERIOD
1) ONT – Mike Amadio (9) (Zac Leslie), :37
2) ONT – Patrick Bjorkstrand (5) (Daniel Ciampini, Mike Amadio), 11:17

SECOND PERIOD
No scoring

THIRD PERIOD
3) BAK – Jesse Puljujarvi (Iiro Pakarinen), 1:44

POSTGAME NOTES

–With the win the Reign improved to 24-10-8-0 (.667 winning percentage) on the season but remain in second place in the Pacific Division behind San Jose (.675), which defeated San Diego 2-1 earlier in the evening.

–The Reign came into the game on back-to-back losses but managed to avoid a losing streak. They’ve lost three games in a row just twice this season, back in the opening months of October and early November.

–The Reign improved to 5-0-1-0 this season against the Condors, who dropped to 19-18-4-1 overall.

–Forward Patrick Bjorkstrand scored his fifth goal of the season in his 19th game.

–The Reign improved to 11-3-1-0 when leading after one period and 17-0-2-0 when leading after two.

–Mike Amadio had a goal and an assist for his sixth multi-point game of the season. The rookie center now has four points in the last three games (2 G, 2 A).

–Ontario outshot the Condors, 35-27. Justin Auger finished tied for a game-high five shots on goal.

–Goalie Jack Campbell made his 27th straight start and stopped 26 shots to improve to 21-7-5 on the season. It was the sixth time this season he’s allowed one goal or less.

VIDEO

PREGAME NOTES

–Here’s how the Reign appeared in line rushes:

Brett Sutter – Mike Amadio – Jonny Brodzinski
Adrian Kempe – T.J. Hensick – Justin Auger
Sam Herr – Andrew Crescenzi – Sean Backman
Patrick Bjorkstrand – Quentin Shore – Daniel Ciampini

Damir Sharipzianov – Vincent LoVerde
Kurtis MacDermid – Tom Gilbert
Cameron Schilling – Zac Leslie

–Forward Quentin Shore, brother of Kings forward Nick Shore, will make his AHL debut tonight. He’ll center the team’s fourth line and wear No. 24.

–Scratched tonight: D Alex Lintuniemi (injured), D Rob Scuderi, F Teddy Purcell (injured), F Paul Bissonnette (injured), D Alexx Privitera, F Michael Mersch (injured), F Joel Lowry (injured), F Miles Koules and D Zach Trotman (injured).

–Goalie Jack Campbell was first off the ice at morning skate and is expected to make his 27th start in a row. He’s 4-0-1-0 against Bakersfield this season and comes in after losing back-to-back games last weekend. Campbell has yet to lose three games in a row this season.

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Kurtis MacDermid

#56 | 6′ 5″ | 233 lb | Age: 23

Born: March 25, 1994
Birthplace: Sauble Beach, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

MacDermid was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 12, 2012.
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Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

Born: May 13, 1996
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Amadio was selected by the Kings in the third round (90th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Lintuniemi

#10 | 6′ 3″ | 214 lb | Age: 21

Born: DOB: 9/23/1995
Birthplace: HELSINKI, FINLAND
Position: D

Bio

Lintuniemi played in 27 games for the HIFK U18 team in Helsinki at 15-years-old, as well as seven games with the Finland U16 team. He made his professional hockey debut with the Monarchs in 2015, and has since begun playing for the Reign.
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Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

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

Bio

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.
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