Game Preview: Ontario Reign Vs Alaska Aces
Ontario Reign: 10-6-1-1 (22 points) - 2nd place - Pacific Division
Alaska Aces: 12-5-0-1 (25 points) - 1st place - West Division
Arena: Citizens Business Bank Arena
Date: Monday, December 1
Time: 7 p.m.(PST)
Audio Broadcast: B2 Networks or ontarioreign.com audio
Webcast: B2 Networks
2008-09 HEAD-TO-HEAD SERIES
11/30/08 vs. Alaska W, 3-2
12/1/08 vs. Alaska 7:00 p.m.
1/7/09 vs. Alaska 7:00 p.m.
1/28/09 @ Alaska 8:15 p.m.
1/30/09 @ Alaska 8:15 p.m.
1/31/09 @ Alaska 8:15 p.m.
2/7/09 vs. Alaska 7:00 p.m.
Tonight is the second of six matches scheduled between the Reign and Aces this season, and the second at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Tonight marks the final game in a two-game back-to-back series between the clubs, with the Reign taking home the victory in the first match-up, defeating the Aces, 3-2, on Sunday, November 30. The Reign begin their weeklong toy drive for Steven's Hope for Children at tonight's game, where fans can donate a new, unwrapped toy and be entered into a drawing for a Kings fan pack (4 tickets and a team autographed jersey).
The Reign currently sit in second place in the Pacific Division Standings, three points behind the Fresno Falcons for first, with an overall record of 10-6-1-1. The Reign are 5-2-1 in home stands and 5-4-0-1 on the road.
Bring a new unwrapped toy for children ages 2-12, or make a donation to help purchase gift cards for teenagers, as the Reign begin their weeklong toy drive for Steven's Hope for Children. All fans that donate to the Reign Toy Drive will be entered into a drawing to win a Los Angeles Kings prize pack, which includes tickets to an upcoming game and a team-autographed jersey! In addition, all fans that make a donation will receive a buy-one get-one free ticket voucher to use at the Sunday, December 7 game against the Victoria Salmon Kings.
- Todd Jackson is appearing in his 200th professional game in tonight's match-up
- John Francisco is 4 points away from 100 in his pro career
- David Walker is 3 games away from 200 in his ECHL career
- Goals - Jon Francisco (7)
- Assists - Geoff Walker (9)
- Points - Geoff Walker (15)
- PIM - Ryan MacGregor (32)
- PPG - Jon Francisco (5)
- Wins - Jeff Zatkoff (6)
- GAA - Jeff Zatkoff (2.36)
- SVP - Jeff Zatkoff (0.935)
- Attendance - 5th (avg. 5,334)
- Power Play (overall) - 3rd (.217)
- Penalty Killing (Home) - 7th (.872)
- Jon Francisco - 8th (power play goals) (5)
- Geoff Walker - 9th (power play assists) (8)
- Jeff Zatkoff - 4th (save percentage) (.935)
- John Murray - 9th (save percentage) (.922)
Bring out a group of 20 or more to a Reign home game and find out how your group can REIGN over the arena for a night! Special pricing and Reign fan experiences are available for all Reign home games during the Reign's inaugural season presented by the Mission Inn. Contact a Reign representative at (909) 941-PUCK (7825) or visit www.ontarioreign.com for more information.
Single game tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com, at all TicketMaster locations, or by calling (213) 480-3232.
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