April 15, 2016

GAME PREVIEW: San Diego and Ontario Match Up in Back-to-Backs This Weekend (7:05 p.m.)

The Southern California rivalry will see its last two matchups of the regular season this weekend at Valley View Casino Center. The Gulls are currently 7-3-0-0 vs. the Reign. The teams last met at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA on March 12, a contest resulting in a 2-1 OT Gulls victory.

San Diego winger Nic Kerdiles opened scoring just four minutes and seven seconds into regulation. The Gulls held the 1-0 lead until 7:45 of the third frame, when Adrian Kempe got the Reign on the board.

Neither team could find the back of the net again in regulation, forcing the contest to an overtime decision. Mike Sgarbossa scored to end the game at 3:42 of the extra time.

Entering tonight’s contest, the Reign have a season record of 43-18-4-1 (91 points), while the Gulls are 38-22-4-2 (82 points).