The Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League are guaranteed to have a second home playoff game in the 2018 Calder Cup playoffs at the Citizens Business Bank Arena. On Friday, the Reign defeated the Texas Stars 5-1 in their best out of five series to tie the series at one game apiece. With the Reign winning game two, it means the series is tied and guarantees the Reign will host game four of the series on April 24 at 7 pm PT (tickets).
Please note, the Reign and the Stars game is no longer if necessary. The game is guaranteed to happen.
In the Reign's victory over the Stars, Philippe Maillet notched two goals. The other Reign goal scorers were Matt Luff, Oscar Fantenberg and T.J. Hensick. Brett Sutter also was strong offensively as he notched two assists. The Reign were successfully able to rebound in the series after losing 4-3 in game one.
In other news, the Reign have formed a partnership with the company Grave Before Shave. The company is known for its beard oil and beard balm in a variety of different flavors including Viking, pine, outdoorsman, tequila, cigar, bourbon, caramel mocha and rum.
Before the Reign play the Stars in game four of the series, game three will be at Citizens Business Bank Arena on April 22 at 3 pm PT. For tickets, please click here.