Reign Raise Money for the Animals

March charity night at the Reign

The Reign announced last week that the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley’s 6th annual jersey night sponsored will be on Saturday, March 14 at Citizens Business Bank Arena at 6 p.m.

The Reign will take on the Utah Grizzlies while wearing jerseys (above) designed by Matthew Seymour and Zachary Seymour. The game-worn jerseys will be auctioned off live immediately after the game to benefit Humane Society programs and animals in our community.

In addition Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water will donate one pallet of water to the Humane Society of San Bernardino Valley for every goal scored by the Ontario Reign

Ontario Reign add Yorba Linda native Adam Brown for ECHL playoff push

As injuries and call-ups change a roster at the minor league level, teams often have to bring in players from the outside to fill the gaps.

For the Ontario Reign, the latest gap came at the goaltender position. With Jussi Olkinoura is up with the St. John’s Ice Caps and all-star Joe Cannata injured, the Reign were forced to find someone else to mind their net.

Enter Adam Brown.

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Let’s not forget the blue-and-orange Reign are still playing for glory

Columnist Lou Brewster would like to remind everyone that while the Reign’s future looks bright, the current version of the team is in the playoff hunt …

As the originals prepared for one of the handful of games remaining on the schedule, and possible careers, in two hours, the Ontario hockey torch was being passed in grand fashion two floors above.

It just didn’t seem possible, or fitting, we had reached such a point. Understandably, its about progress and a bright future, but weren’t we in the same position seven years ago? Yes, the Reign has a new back-and-silver logo and an adjusted path that will start in the fall, but let’s remember the orange-and-blue is still going strong, despite the concerns of its future.

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Ontario Reign unveil new logo, color scheme for AHL

When Wayne Gretzky was traded to Los Angeles in 1988, it launched a surge in the popularity of hockey in California.

What followed was the expansion the NHL to Anaheim and San Jose, as well as growth at the minor league and youth levels.

Now, some 27 years later, as the Ontario Reign transition from the ECHL to the American Hockey League, the team will pay tribute to the past — and its future as the Kings’ primary minor-league affiliate.

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Stanley Cup proves to be major attraction for Reign fans

Columnist Louis Brewster takes a look at the reaction to the Stanley Cup paying a visit to Citizens Business Bank Arena …

Why is the Stanley Cup so popular, even among non-hardcore hockey fans? Could it be because fans and touch, embrace and get pictures taken with it, like they did Friday night in Ontario at Citizens Business Bank Arena?

The average fan can’t do that with the trophies offered by the NFL, MLB or NBA. They may have history as well, but it’s been a tradition with the Stanley Cup and it’s been photographed in some weird places (including being mugged by Reign public address announcer Jeff Pope).

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