The Reign drop Game 1 of a three-game set in Anchorage, a game in which they fell behind 3-0 and couldn’t recover despite taking just two penalties.
Jon Rheault notched his seventh goal of the season at 8:23 of the third period, but it was too little too late. Kellen Briggs stopped 30 of 33 shots in his first loss of the season.
David Walker and Tim Kraus had the only assists, meaning Todd Jackson and Itan Chavira’s four-game point streaks came to an end.
The game report can be found here.
Gane 2 is Friday night at Sullivan Arena.