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Ontario Reign 4 (0-6-0-0) vs. Cleveland Monsters 7 (2-2-1-0)
Game #6
Friday, October 27, 2016, 4 p.m. PT
Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH
Referees: Reid Anderson, Tim Mayer
Linesmen: Bevan Mills, Denis Urban

Box score
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3rd Period:
ONT Penalty: Holding against Justin Auger 1:52 into frame. First power play for Cleveland.
CLE Goal: Paul Bittner draws call & G to bench. Calvin Thurkauf deflects Bittner shot for 5-2 lead. 6on5 delayed call goal. 5:23 of 3rd.
– ONT Penalty: 14:13 left in 3rd and Sean Walker takes hook to prevent breakaway on Petersen. 5-2 lead for CLE.
– Walker out of the box. Monsters 0/2 on the power play tonight.
– Good pressure for the Reign. Theissen caught wandering, but CLE blocking all chances. 5-3 CLE lead with 9:09 left in 3rd.
– ONT Penalty: Jamie Devane hooks Jordan Schroeder with 8:44 left in 3rd. 3rd PK for ONT.
– ONT Goal: Great shot by Brett Sutter shorthanded. Picked top right corner on Theissen with 7:27 left in 3rd. 5-3 CLE. 1st SHG of season.
– CLE Goal: Fantastic passing by the Monsters and Vingeault finds Thurkauf for his second goal of the game. 6-3 CLE at 15:55 of 3rd period.
– Rough stuff. Gravel boarded by Hodgson. Gravel jumps back up, drops gloves and goes right after Hodgson. Both go to penalty box.
– Hodgson will pick up an additional 2 minutes of penalty time, so PP for ONT with 2:52 left in the game. Petersen pulled for extra man.

– ONT Goal: Slam dunk for Mike Mersch on top of crease from Hensick. 2nd PPG for ONT tonight. 6-2 CLE with 1:20 left. Petersen back in net.
– CLE Penalty: Justin Scott slashes stick of LaDue with 38 seconds left. ONT back on PP. 2/4 tonight. Down by two.
– CLE Goal: Tyler Motte completes hat trick with empty-net goal with seconds to play.

2nd Period:
– Cal Petersen replaces Jack Campbell in goal for the Reign. Campbell made nine saves in the first period.
– Crescenzi banged up and returns to bench. Medical staff taking a look. Will keep an eye on him.
– Reign Goal: Defenseman Sean Walker sneaks in his first pro goal with 15:13 left in 2nd period. Thiessen not happy.
-Lintuniemi draws a hooking call against CLE, but refs call ONT defenseman for embellishment. 4on4 hockey with 13:56 left in 2nd. 3-1 CLE
– CLE Penalty: John Ramage heads to the box for tripping with 11:13 left in 2nd. ONT goes on 2nd PP. 0/1 & trail 3-1.
– 5on3 coming up for ONT. Cam Gaunce off for crosschecking. 5on3 for 1:43.
– LaDue hits the post. Maillet gives a perfect one-time feed. Reign pressuring.
– Reign Goal: Kevin Gravel grabs 1st PP marker for ONT. 5on4 score high blocker on Theissen. 3-2 CLE at 10:49 of 2nd.
– CLE Goal: Tyler Motte takes puck away from ONT D and walks in front of Petersen. Knocks in his own rebound. 7:18 left in 2nd. 4-2 CLE
– CLE close to reclaiming 3-goal lead. Campber catches Petersen off guard from below goal line. Petersen holds tight with seconds left in 2nd.

1st Period:

CLE: Goal. Leslie beat by Motte down right wing and chips over glove of Campbell 1:23 into the game.
– Monsters continue to buzz in front of Campbell. Two quality chances chip wide. 1-0 CLE w/ 16:38 to go.
CLE Goal: Reign caught running around in own zone. Imama and Lintuniemi cough up puck. CLE cashes in. 2-0 with 14:33 left in 1st. Justin Scott with the second tally for CLE. Brett Gallant and John Ramage with assists.
– Monsters take 2-0 lead into first media timeout. 13:56 left in opening frame.
– Reign lose puck in own zone. Sam Vigneault all alone on Campbell, but denied by left pad.
– Reign with two shots on Brad Thiessen with 11:24 left in first.
– Sam Herr earns ONT best chance of game. D Andre Beniot turns over to Sam between circle. Denied by pads of Thiessen.
– CLE Penalty: Brady Austin takes a seat with 6:49 left in 1st. Cross checking. 2-0 CLE
Shorthanded goal CLE. Jordan Schroeder catches Joe Pendenza breakaway feed & dances around Campbell. 5:05 left 1st. 3-0 CLE. ONT calls TO
– ONT Hensick and CLE Kukan flagged for penalties late in the first period. Slashing to both. 19:17 the time. 3-0 CLE lead. 4on4 hockey
– 1st period comes to a close. ONT down to CLE 3-0. 1:17 of 4on4 to start 2nd frame.

ONT Starters: Gravel, LaDue, Luff, Hensick, Brodzinski, Campbell
CLE Starters: Ramage, Schroeder, Gaunce, Broadhurst, Pendenza, Thiessen

ONT Scratches: Zatkoff, Iverson, Falkovsky

Kurtis MacDermid

#56 | 6′ 5″ | 233 lb | Age: 23

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


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

Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

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


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

Alex Lintuniemi

#10 | 6′ 3″ | 214 lb | Age: 21

Born: DOB: 9/23/1995
Position: D


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.

Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

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


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.