The Phoenix Roadrunners lost to the Las Vegas Wranglers, 1-0 on Tuesday night, meaning the Reign can clinch a playoff berth with their next win. The first chance comes tomorrow at home against Stockton.
Defenseman Colten Teubert and goaltender Linden Rowat, who have just completed their WHL seasons with the Regina Pats, are coming to the Reign.
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Doug Spooner took part in his first practice in Ontario this morning at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The 6-foot-3, 203-pound forward is less than a month removed from his fifth season playing for the University of Waterloo, to which then-head coach Karl Taylor recruited him in 2004.
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Jon Rheault scored on a second-period power play to tie it, and the Salmon Kings scored twice in the final five minutes — including an empty-net goal — to provide the final score. The Reign leave Canada with a 1-2-0-1 record in the four-game series, three points out of a possible eight.
Jeff Zatkoff made 34 saves in his 10th straight start. Official scoresheet is here.
This one had to sting: The Victoria Salmon Kings scored the game-tying goal with 11 seconds left in regulation, then pulled out a 4-3 win in a shootout.
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Tehcnically, the Reign didn’t make a trade on Friday, the final day to complete trades in the ECHL. They still made a roster move that paid immediate dividends, as forward Doug Spooner scored a goal in his first professional game in the Reign’s 4-3 victory over the Victoria Salmon Kings.
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In his first game with the Toronto Marlies, former Reign defenseman Andrew Martens made a good impression. From http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=413781:
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The Reign will play without Jon Francisco tomorrow night in Victoria, as the ECHL announced the captain will be suspended for the game and fined an undisclosed amount of money for high-sticking the Salmon Kings’ Darryl Lloyd last night.
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