Feb. 12 Postgame Report (STK 6, ONT 5 SO)
Ontario Reign Postgame Report
STK 6, ONT 5 SO
Storyline: The Stockton Heat (27-8-3-1) prevailed in a thrilling shootout Saturday night to salvage a split in a two-game set at Stockton Arena, defeating the Ontario Reign (25-8-3-3) by a final score of 6-5. The Reign came from behind multiple times to tie the game and force extra time, led by forwards Gabriel Vilardi and Rasmus Kupari, who each found the back of the net twice in a losing effort.
Goaltender Matt Villalta got the start in net for Ontario and made a season-high 44 saves, while forwards Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Tyler Madden and TJ Tynan each posted two assists.
Date: February 12, 2022
Venue: Stockton Arena – Stockton, CA
Box Score: http://bit.ly/ONT_STK0212
Full Recap & Post-Game Quotes: https://bit.ly/3oK2Nzo
Three Stars –
1. Justin Kirkland (STK)
2. Mark Simpson (STK)
3. Gabriel Vilardi (ONT)
W: Dustin Wolf
L: Matt Villalta
Next Game: Monday, February 14, 2022 at Bakersfield | 6:30 PM PST | Mechanics Bank Arena
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