October 20, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kevin Slusarski, Ontario Reign PR Intern
Ontario Picks Up DelGrosso Off Waivers
ONTARIO, Calif.- The Ontario Reign, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, have claimed Eddie DelGrosso off waivers from the Las Vegas Wranglers.
DelGrosso joins the Reign from the Las Vegas Wranglers after appearing in two games this season. The 26-year-old defenseman had 11 points (3g, 8a) and 14 penalty minutes in 29 games for the Wranglers in 2010-11. He also played eight games in Finland’s top tier league, SM-liiga last season.
From 2006 to 2010, DelGrosso guarded the University of Nebraska-Omaha’s blue line, registering 109 points (24g, 85a) and 153 penalty minutes in 158 games. He was named Second Team All-Star in 2008-09 and First Team All-Star in 2009-10. The Las Vegas, Nevada native appeared in eight AHL contests with the Springfield Falcons after his collegiate career in 2010. He also played three seasons of junior hockey from 2003 to 2006 with the St. Louis Heartland Eagles and Indian Ice, both of the USHL. The blueliner scored the most goals among USHL defenseman in 2004-05 (15) and 2005-06 (19).
The Reign will return on home ice on Friday, October 28. Be sure to bring a new toy ($10 value) that night to donate to the Children's Fund and receive a ticket voucher for a future Reign game with each donation. Saturday, October 29 is Affiliate Night, your ticket is good for both the LA Kings Alumni game at 3:00 p.m. and the Reign game at 6:00 p.m. The Reign players will be wearing LA Kings inspired jerseys during the game, sponsored by Icetown and they will be auctioned off immediately following the game to benefit youth hockey. Be sure to dress up in your Halloween costume, as there will be a contest for the best one (adult masks will not be allowed). The first 3,000 fans in attendance starting with the 3:00 p.m. game will receive a LA King inspired puck, compliments of San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino. This is the first puck giveaway out of three throughout the season.
For tickets please call us at (909) 941-PUCK (7825) or visit us online at OntarioReign.com.
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