Idaho 3, Reign 0.

The Reign kicked off their road trip to Boise with their sixth loss in their last seven games. At least this one was probably closer than the final score would indicate.

Jeff Zatkoff and Matt Climie were locked into a who-can-blink-first goalie duel until 12 minutes remained in the third period, when Idaho’s Brent Shepheard notched his ninth goal of the season. Tallies by Tyler Shelast and Bryan MacGregor over the final 1:15 provided the final score.

Zatkoff (16-14-1-1) stopped 33 of 36 shots for the Reign, who put just 15 shots on net. They’ll have opportunities to redeem themselves on Friday and Saturday. The Steelheads have won three straight. Your official scoresheet is here.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.