March 31, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kevin Slusarski, Ontario Reign PR Intern
Reign Adjust Roster
Matt Tassone released from contract
ONTARIO, Calif. - The Ontario Reign, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, announced that forward Matt Tassone has been released from his contract.
Tassone, 22, earned 13 points (5g, 8a) in 23 games with the Reign this season. Selected by the Dallas Stars in the sixth round (#176 overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, he joined the Reign after spending the 2010-11 season with the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads. In 32 games, the center tallied 10 points (7g, 3a) and 55 penalty minutes. Prior to playing in the ECHL, Tassone played in the WHL with the Swift Current Broncos for five seasons recording 119 points (73g, 46a) in 187 games.
Tonight's 6 p.m. game is Fan Appreciation Night, brought to you by Toyota. Drive to the Kelly Cup rally towels will be given out to the fans as they enter the arena.
The Toyota Tundra Chuck-A-Puck giveaway will happen at the game! One lucky fan will get to drive a Toyota Tundra home, as they will win a two-year lease with Toyota. Former LA Kings player, Glen Murray will be at the game signing autographs at the Toyota vehicle located in the main entrance of the arena (time TBA). Lastly, the Reign/Toyota jerseys off our backs will happen immediately after the game. To enter to win one of the Reign's orange game-worn jerseys, you MUST submit your entry at the Toyota vehicle display at the main entrance of Citizens Business Bank Arena Saturday ONLY! Twenty five lucky fans will be picked at random and brought down to the ice to receive your jersey from each of our players.
Cameron the Super Fan will help cheer on the Reign in their last regular season game.
Come meet up with the players after the game and enjoy some great food from Boston's Gourmet Pizza Restaurant and Sports Bar located on the corner of Milliken and 4th St. (11260 4th Street, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730). Show your ticket stub and receive 15% off your food order.
The Reign begin the playoffs on the road, with games Tuesday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 4. Ontario plays its first home playoff game Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. If the best-of-five series is not decided Friday, Ontario will host games Saturday, April 7 at 6 p.m. and Monday, April 9 if necessary.
Don't miss a minute of Reign playoff hockey, call 909-941-PUCK (7825) or visit www.ontarioreign.com today for tickets to Reign home playoff games.