December 13, 2017 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Ontario Reign
Ontario, CA - The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), took on the Tucson Roadrunners tonight in Tucson, Arizona. Road Trip Off to Winning Start:
The Reign opened a five-game road trip on Sunday with a 4-2 victory against Tucson. Goalie Jack Campbell made 38 saves and forward T.J. Hensick scored twice in the victory.
Campbell and Petersen Backstop the Reign: Reign goaltenders continue to be the backbone of the team\'s success. Cal Petersen leads the AHL with a 1.59 goals-against average and is third with a .941 save percentage. Jack Campbell sits seventh in the league with a 2.23 goals-against average.
Stingy Defense: The Reign have allowed two goals or less in 10 of their last 12 contests. As a result, they are 9-2-0-1 over that stretch.
A Helping Hand: Forward Matt Luff is currently on a four-game assist streak (four assists).
Hen-SICK Hands: Forward T.J. Hensick rides a three-game point streak (three goals, one assist) heading into tonight\'s game.
Eyes of Walker Are Upon You: Reign defenseman Sean Walker is on a three-game assist streak (three assists). Defenseman Stepan Falkovsky in on a four-game point streak (two goals, two assists).
Scouting the Roadrunners: Defenseman Kyle Capobianco is tied for 11th among AHL defensemen with 14 points (two goals, 12 assists) and is on a five-game point streak (one goal, six assists). Rookie Nick Merkley is third among AHL first-year players with 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists).
The Reign return to Citizens Business Bank Arena on Friday, December 15 against the Stockton Heat at 7:00 for Throwback Night.