Print out the scoresheet and frame it: The Reign won at home.
Dusty Collins’ short-handed goal at 5:46 of the third period served as the game-winner, new defenseman Jason Fredricks got the game-tying goal on a lucky bounce off the boards, and C.J. Stretch scored on the Reign’s first shot of the game.
That allowed a strong 34-save effort by Beau Erickson to hold up before an announced crowd of 6,433.
Alaska saw its streak of 11 games with a point, including 10 wins in those 11 games, come to an end.
More details in tomorrow’s editions of the Sun and Daily Bulletin, including Karl Taylor’s thoughts on the rare illegal-hit-to-the-head penalty that got Chaz Johnson ejected from the game in the first period.