The Los Angeles Kings have acquired defenseman Frederic Allard from the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Brayden Burke.
The Ontario Reign have received defenseman Thomas Hickey on loan from the NHL’s New York Islanders.
Few players have meant as much to an organization as Brett Sutter has to the Ontario Reign, and that was expressed during a ceremony on Sunday to commemorate his 1,000 pro games.
Three things are clear about Ontario rookie Jordan Spence: he handles change well, he’s unfazed by the pro game, and he’s on a mission to disprove his doubters.
The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have acquired forward Adam Johnson from the Ontario Reign for future considerations.
There are many reasons why the Ontario Reign are a better team this season than they were during the 2020-21 campaign. But the most obvious improvement to the team has been its power play.
This is, in some ways, a familiar story. Another milestone for the famed Sutter family. And yet, Brett hasn’t skated in the NHL — where his father, Darryl, and five of his uncles made their historic mark — in almost seven years. The captain of the Ontario Reign was suiting up Thursday for his 1,000th professional game.
Ontario Reign head athletic trainer Aisha Visram expected her family and friends to become emotional when she told them she would be filling in on the Kings’ athletic training staff Jan. 13. But she didn’t expect the torrent of publicity she received for simply doing her job.
The American Hockey League’s reputation for churning out National Hockey League players is a well-established one. So with NHL clubs dealing with COVID-19 issues that have also reached into the broadcast booth, they turned to the place they always look for talent ― the AHL.
Each member of the Ontario Reign roster aims to reach the National Hockey League. So, as the Los Angeles Kings see it, it makes sense to surround those AHL prospects with ample NHL teaching.