ONTARIO, Calif. - The Ontario Reign head into a busy four-game stretch this week, playing one road game in Stockton on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and three games at home beginning Friday, Nov. 28 against Bakersfield and two games against the Alaska Aces on Sunday, Nov. 30 and Monday, Dec. 1. The Reign posted a 0-2-0 record in their two match-ups last week and continue to sit in second place in the Pacific Division standings.
The Reign will lend a hand to the American Red Cross on Friday, Nov. 28 as they help aid the victims of the recent fires in a Southern California Fire Victims Relief Drive. 2008-09 RECORD:
Overall Record: 7-6-1-1 (16 points)
Home Record: 3-2-1 (7 points)
Away Record: 4-4-0-1 (9 points)
Wednesday, Nov. 26 – Ontario Reign @ Stockton Thunder – 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 28 – Ontario Reign vs. Bakersfield Condors – 7 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 30 – Ontario Reign vs. Alaska Aces – 5 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 1 – Ontario Reign vs. Alaska Aces – 7 p.m.
*All games are viewable online on B2 networks, or fans can listen to the game online by clicking on the “Listen” link in the Game Center section of www.ontarioreign.com.
LAST WEEK’S GAMES:
Friday, Nov. 21 – Ontario Reign @ Fresno Falcons (L, 5-2)
The Reign fell to the Falcons, 5-2, in front of 2,665 fans at Selland Arena. In the first match-up in club history between the two teams, Reign right wing Maxime Boisclair and left wing Ryan MacGregor lit the lamp for their second goals each this season.
Saturday, Nov. 22 – Ontario Reign @ Fresno Falcons (L, 1-0)
The Reign fell to the Fresno Falcons, 1-0, in front of 3,177 fans at Selland Arena in Fresno, on Saturday, Nov. 22. In the second match-up between the two teams of the 2008-09 season, and the second in two nights, Fresno defenseman Kyle Hagel, scored the only goal of the match at 6:53 in the second period. Ontario Reign goaltender John Murray notched his best performance of the season in net with a 1.0 goals-against average and a .967 save-percentage on the night. REIGN LEADERS
• Goals – Jon Francisco (7)
• Assists – Geoff Walker, Tim Kraus (8)
• Points – Jon Francisco (13)
• PIM – David Walker (26)
• PPG – Jon Francisco (5)
• Wins – Jeff Zatkoff
• GAA – Jeff Zatkoff
• SVP – Jeff Zatkoff
(0.935) LEAGUE LEADERS:
• Attendance – 4th (avg. 5,603)
• Power Play (overall) – 1st (.242)
• Penalty Killing (Home) – 3rd (.900)
• Jon Francisco – 4th (power play goals) (5)
• Andrew Martens – 13th (defensemen scoring) (2g, 7a, 9 points)
• Jeff Zatkoff
– 5th (save percentage) (.935)