October 21, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kevin Slusarski, Ontario Reign PR Intern
Ontario Adds Rookie Defenseman
ONTARIO, Calif.- The Ontario Reign, proud affiliate of the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, announced the signing of defenseman Vincent LoVerde.
LoVerde, 22, wrapped up his college career in 2010-11, recording 9 points (2g, 7a) and 55 penalty minutes for Miami University of Ohio (CCHA). He led the team in blocked shots for the fourth straight season with 72 and had a +20 rating. LoVerde totaled 36 points (6g, 30a), 136 penalty minutes, and a +67 rating in 159 contests in four seasons. The Chicago, Illinois native played two junior seasons with the Waterloo Black Hawks from 2005 to 2007. He had 32 points (9g, 23a) and 174 penalty minutes.
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.