Ontario, CA - The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL), take on Lake Erie Monsters in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals today at 4:00 PT at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Reign trail the best-of-seven series, 3-0.
Western Conference Finals - (best-of-seven)
Game 3 - Lake Erie 4-0 Loss Box Score Highlights
Game 4 - Thu., May 26 - Ontario at Lake Erie, 4:00 p.m. PT
*Game 5 - Sat., May 28 - Ontario at Lake Erie, 9:00 a.m. PT
*Game 6 - Tue., May 31 - Lake Erie at Ontario, 7:00 p.m. PT
*Game 7 - Wed., June 1 - Lake Erie at Ontario, 7:00 p.m. PT
Reign Prepared to Fight:
"We have guys that won't give up or look to far ahead," said Reign defenseman Jeff Schultz after yesterday's practice. "You've got to take it period by period. It's do or die. We have come out with a lot of urgency and stick to our systems and what we did all year to get us here." Watch
Dowd Shining in Postseason:
Reign forward Nic Dowd is tied seventh in the AHL postseason scoring race with 11 points (four goals, seven assists) and has two goals and four assists in his last five games.
Three teams in AHL history have come back to win a best-of-seven series after trailing 0-3. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton defeated Providence in the 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals, Adirondack won over Hershey in the 1989 Southern Division Final and Rochester prevailed over Cleveland in the 1960 AHL Semifinal.Record Book
Road to Western Conference Finals:
The Reign and Monsters enter the Western Conference Finals for the first time in their histories. The Reign defeated the San Jose Barracuda, three games to one, in the best-of-five opening round while the Monsters swept the Rockford IceHogs. In the Pacific Division Finals, the Reign wiped out the San Diego Gulls, 4-1, and in the Central Division Finals, the Monsters raced out to 3-0 series lead over the Grand Rapids Griffins before prevailing in six games.
The Western Conference Finals continues in Cleveland, Ohio with Game 5, if necessary, on Saturday, May 28at 9:00 a.m. Tune in play-by-play action at OntarioReign.com and the LA Kings mobile app!
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