2020 AHL All-Star Classic logo, presenting sponsor unveiled - LA Kings Insider

The Ontario Reign, in a partnership with the LA Kings, Ontario International Airport and the American Hockey League, unveiled the logo for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport.

As a part of the arrangement, Ontario International Airport will serve as the presenting sponsor for the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic. Specific terms were not announced, but the partnership will also encompass both the Kings and the Reign throughout their upcoming seasons.

The press event was held in Terminal 4 of the Ontario International Airport – Unveiled was the official event logo, as well as the overall partnership between the organizations. Kings President Luc Robitaille and Reign President Darren Abbott spoke, while Mark Thorpe spoke on behalf of the Airport Authority. Robitaille made the official announcement, which led into a video reveal of the logo, in addition to signage.

The All-Star Challenge and Skills Competition will be held in Ontario on January 26 and 27 at Toyota Arena. The Skills Competition will be held on Sunday the 26th, while the Challenge will be held on Monday the 27th. Tickets are available, with each ticket including both events, by visiting ontarioreign.com/allstar.

Quotes –

Darren Abbott, President, Ontario Reign
The Ontario Reign are excited to partner with Ontario International Airport, a beacon of economic growth and a great source pride in the Inland Empire. Our partnership with Ontario International Airport will encompass both the Reign and the Kings and will be highlighted by our marquee event, the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic. We’re excited to join forces and look forward to a successful and rewarding partnership.

David Andrews, AHL President and Chief Executive Officer
We are excited to have Ontario International Airport as the presenting corporate partner as we bring our All-Star events to the west coast for the first time. The Inland Empire has embraced AHL hockey, and we’re looking forward to celebrating our league’s best and brightest young stars at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic presented by Ontario International Airport in January.

Mark Thorpe, Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario International Airport Authority
Ontario Airport is proud to partner with the Reign and the American Hockey League in bringing this showcase event to the City of Ontario. Hockey has an extremely strong following throughout the Inland Empire and Southern California, and we look forward to hosting some of the best young players in the world at the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic.

*All photos courtesy Ontario Reign

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.