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Where the Reign Reigns

A brief Bobby Walls update.

More good news Wednesday for Bobby Walls, the Reign’s head trainer/equipment manager who was assaulted early Sunday in the parking lot of BJ’s Restaurant in Rancho Cucamonga.

Walls has been transferred out of the intensive care unit into a regular room at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center.

Update: He was taken off a heart monitor and the team expects him to be released this week.

As expected, Walls won’t be flying with the Reign to Utah this weekend, but at least it sounds like he’s on the mend.

Bobby Walls update.

Thanks to comrade Woods for helping out on a heavy day of hockey in Southern California

Reign head trainer assaulted Sunday but recovering

CUCAMONGA – The Ontario Reign’s head trainer was hospitalized early
Sunday after being assaulted outside a restaurant in this city.

Bobby Walls and the Reign’s massage therapist were attacked by a
man with an unknown object as they walked in the parking lot of the BJ’s
restaurant at 11520 4th St.

The two members of the minor league hockey team’s training
staff had witnessed four males burglarizing two vehicles prior to the

Walls suffered serious injuries and was transported to
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton. The therapist sustained
lesser injuries.

Walls was “obviously in some pain,” Reign President Justin
Kemp said. “He’s expected to make a full recovery. Our thoughts are with
him and his family.

Read the full story: http://www.dailybulletin.com/ci_17505240

Teubert heads to Edmonton in Penner trade.

Former Reign defenseman Colten Teubert won’t be coming back to Ontario this season.

The Kings ensured that much by sending the 20-year-old prospect to the Edmonton Oilers, along with a first-round 2011 draft pick and a conditional third-round pick in 2012 for Dustin Penner.

Teubert, a 2008 first-round draft pick by the Kings, was assigned to the Reign late in each of the past two seasons.

Read the full story here at Inside the Kings.

The Reign didn’t make any transactions Monday, but the ECHL trade deadline is March 11 and that could impact the team. Check out tomorrow’s editions of the Sun and Daily Bulletin for more on that.

Karl Taylor said Monday that trainer Bobby Walls is recovering nicely under supervision in a local hospital, but isn’t expected to make next weekend’s road trip to Utah.