Live Blog: Reign vs. Rampage – 11/26/17

Ontario Reign 3 (8-7-0-1) vs. San Antonio Rampage 1 (11-8-1-0)
Game #16
Sunday, November 26, 2017, 3 p.m. PT
Citizens Business Bank Arena
Referees: Alex Garon, Michael Mullen
Linesmen: J.M. McNulty, Brent Tubbs
Box Score

3rd Period:
– Moments away from puck drop for 3rd period. ONT up 2-0 behind goals from Herr and Hensick from back in the first period.
– SA comes out firing to start the period. Quality shots and deflections on Campbell. Shuts door.
– ONT Goal: Jamie Devane banks in a shot off the back boards from Iverson and Crescenzi at 4:12 of 3rd. ONT up 3-0.
– SA showing some desperation and taking chances. 12 shots in the 3rd period already with 6:12 left. ONT up 3-0
– ONT Penalty: TJ Hensick takes a seat late in the 3rd period for slashing.
– PP comes to a close for SA. Martin heads to bench for extra man. 1:50 left. 3-0 ONT
– SA Goal: Tyson Jost spoils Campbell’s shutout with 91 seconds left in the game. 3-1 ONT
– ONT seals the deal and claim a 3-1 win over San Antonio. Campbell with 36 saves. Hensick, Herr and Devane with goals. Now with 8 wins in last 10 games.

2nd Period:
– Puck is down for the 2nd period. ONT breaks free early with a Lintuniemi rush. 2-0 ONT with 16:49 left.
– ONT Penalty: Andrew Crescenzi called for roughing at 3:46 on 2nd. Comes off another goal scramble. SA doing all they can to make Campbell uncomfortable.
– Crescenzi out. 2-0 ONT with 13:24 left in 2nd.
– SA Penalty: Alex Lintuniemi clipped under the visor. Trent Vogelhube with double minor. 1st PP for ONT today. 11:20 left in 2nd. 2-0 ONT
– 2 min gone on 4 min PP for ONT. Reign pushing, but no scoring changes just yet. Shots even at 13.
– ONT cannot convert on 4 min PP. Good work by SA to keep everything to the perimeter. No quality looks on Martin. ONT up 2-0 with 6:36 left in 2nd, but SA with a momentum boost thanks to PK
– 2nd period winding down in Ontario. ONT holding on to 2-0 advantage. SA with 11-9 shot advantage in middle stanza.

1st Period:
– Good shift developing for SA. Keeping ONT looking over shoulder with attack. Force Campbell to hold on. 0-0 with 16:11 to go in 1st.
– SA establishing the pace of pla yat first promo timeout. Out shooting ONT 5-2 with 13:50 left in 1st period. 0-0 so far.
– ONT Goal: Sean Walker rebound pops up to the Moon, everyone looses sight of it, except for Sam Herr. Collects and bangs in his first of the season. 1-0 ONT midway through 1st.
– ONT Penalty: Keegan Iverson grabs a roughing call after crease scramble. 1st PP of game goes to SA.
– Iverson out of the box. Strong PK for ONT. Only 1 shot against and came from a distance. 1-0 ONT with 8:44 left in 1st.
– 4on4 Hockey: Crescenzi and Musil will sit for a roughing with 7+ min left in 1st. 1-0 ONT
– ONT Goal: T.J. Hensick buries his first of the season and snaps a scoring skid with help from Matt Luff late in the first period. 2-0 ONT
– 1st period comes to a close with ONT up 2-0 on San Antonio. Herr and Hensick each score their first goal of season. Both teams with 8 shots on goal.

Pregame:
– ONT Starters: Campbell, Crescenzi, Devane, Iverson, Leslie, Lintuniemi
– SA Starters: Warsofsky, Jost, Siemens, Girard, Grimaldi, Martin
– No Roy, Laich, Imama, Racine and Zatkoff for ONT
– Husso, Geertsen, Colborne, Verpaelst, Joly, Greer are scratched for SA

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