It was a strange game, one that didn’t go to script in multiple ways, one in which the Reign “thought the game started at 8 o’clock, not 7,” as Karl Taylor said.
Continue reading “Phoenix 6, Reign 4.” »
Slowly but surely, Bud Holloway seems to be punching his ticket back to the American Hockey League.
Continue reading “Reign 4, Phoenix 2.” »
Dennis Cook has been signed as the emergency backup to Jeff Zatkoff for tonight’s game in Phoenix.
Continue reading “Reign: Cook in; Briggs update.” »
Kellen Briggs was signed to a pro tryout contract Tuesday by the Portland Pirates, the Buffalo Sabres’ affiliate in the American Hockey League. Captain Jon Francisco also was placed on 7-day injured reserve, leaving the Reign without two of their better players for Thursday’s game in Phoenix.
Continue reading “Reign: Briggs to AHL.” »
The Reign were automatically in the playoffs … for a month.
But, if you caught my earlier blog post (which I didn’t yesterday morning), you might have caught that they are no longer a shoo-in.
Continue reading “Reign not already in the playoffs.” »
The Reign were headed to a lopsided win, taking a 5-0 lead through two periods, before Victoria made it look somewhat respectable on the final scoreboard.
Continue reading “Reign 5, Victoria 2.” »
The Reign’s four game win streak ends … more details in tomorrow’s editions.
Your official scoresheet is here.
Kellen Briggs did his best to make everyone forget about John Murray with a spectacular 33-save shutout, his first as a member of the Reign and the fourth of his pro career. Tomorrow’s story in the paper will focus mostly on Briggs’ performance and the Murray trade, so … as for the rest of the game …
Continue reading “Reign 1, Phoenix 0.” »
The Reign officially completed a trade today that will send goaltender John Murray to the Mississippi Sea Wolves for future considerations.
Continue reading “Reign: Murray traded to Mississippi. Updates with quotes.” »
Looks like head coach Karl Taylor will keep three goaltenders for the time being: Forward Geoff Walker was placed on 3-day injured reserve today, while forward Denny Johnston was moved to 7-day IR. Neither injured player participated in practice earlier today, but all three goalies — Jeff Zatkoff, John Murray and Kellen Briggs did.
Meanwhile forward Itan Chavira, still on 30-day IR with a lower-body injury, has been practicing all week.