REIGN ANNOUNCE 2021-22 REGULAR-SEASON SCHEDULE
ONTARIO, CA – The Ontario Reign, proud American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, have announced their full regular-season schedule for the 2021-22 season, their seventh as a member of the AHL. The Reign return to Ontario for Opening Weekend at Toyota Arena, headlined by Opening Night on Saturday, October 16 against the San Diego Gulls. The Reign will also host the AHL’s newest team, the Abbotsford Canucks, as well as Bakersfield, on a five-game homestand to begin the season. The Reign’s home slate concludes on Friday, April 15 against San Diego, followed by a closing three-game set in Colorado, concluding their overall regular-season campaign on Saturday, April 23. A full copy of the Reign’s 2021-22 schedule is below - Breakdown By Day Of Week Day Of Week Home Away Total Monday 2 1 3 Tuesday 2 2 4 Wednesday 2 8 10 Thursday 0 0 0 Friday 10 7 17 Saturday 8 15 23 Sunday 10 1 11 Breakdown By Month Month Home Away Total October 5 2 7 November 5 5 10 December 4 7 11 January 7 4 11 February 1 8 9 March 8 3 11 April 4 5 9 Breakdown By Month Month Home Away Total Abbotsford 4 4 8 Bakersfield 4 4 8 Colorado 3 3 6 G. Rapids 2 2 4 Henderson 4 4 8 San Diego 6 6 12 San Jose 3 3 6 Stockton 4 4 8 Tucson 4 4 8 Highlights of the 2021-22 Reign regular-season schedule – - 29 of the Reign’s 34 home games occur on either a Friday, Saturday, Sunday or holiday - The Reign will host 10 Friday night games, eight Saturday games and 10 Sunday games, all taking place at Toyota Arena in Ontario, as well as a matinee game on Martin Luther King Day in mid-January. - Ontario will also host one game on a Monday evening, as well as two games apiece on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. - The busiest month of hockey in the Inland Empire this season will be March, with eight home games, followed closely by January, which will see the Reign on home ice seven times. On the contrast, the Reign will have just one regular-season home game during the month of February. - The busiest months for the Reign overall will be January, February and March, with Ontario playing 11 total regular-season games in each month. - The longest homestands of the season will be five games, with the Reign at Toyota Arena for five straight on two occasions. Ontario will open the season on home ice, from October 16 – October 23, and will also host five consecutive games from December 31 – January 14. - Though not on one consecutive trip, the Reign will play eight straight games on the road from late-January through early-February. The Reign will visit San Jose, Stockton, Grand Rapids and San Diego from January 26 – February 19, with a season-high 27 days between home games. - The Reign’s most frequent opponent during the 2021-22 season will be the San Diego Gulls. The So-Cal Series, the AHL’s version of the Freeway Faceoff, will occur 12 times, including six games in Ontario. - Two new teams will visit Ontario this season - The newly branded Abbotsford Canucks visit the Inland Empire for the first time in October, while the Henderson Silver Knights head West on New Year’s Eve. The Grand Rapids Griffins will visit for the second time in franchise history, following their inaugural trip to California in April 2019. - All Reign home games this season will start at either 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. Sunday, October 17 and Sunday, March 20 will begin at 5:00 p.m., while all other Sunday home games, in addition to Monday, January 17, will begin at 3:00 p.m. All Saturday home games will begin at 6:00 p.m. and all other games will begin at 7:00 p.m. The Reign will take on nine different opponents during the 2021-22 season. Ontario will face the AHL’s newest member club, the Abbotsford Canucks (Vancouver Canucks affiliate) for the for the first time in franchise history. In addition to the Canucks, the Reign will also take on the Bakersfield Condors (Edmonton Oilers affiliate), Colorado Eagles (Colorado Avalanche affiliate), Grand Rapids Griffins (Detroit Red Wings affiliate), Henderson Silver Knights (Vegas Golden Knights affiliate), San Diego Gulls (Anaheim Ducks affiliate), San Jose Barracuda (San Jose Sharks affiliate), Stockton Heat (Calgary Flames affiliate) and Tucson Roadrunners (Arizona Coyotes affiliate). A ticket package, with one ticket for Opening Night and one ticket for Kings vs. Kings, is available by visiting https://ontarioreign.com/kingsvskings. More information regarding the Reign’s 2021-22 promotional schedule, as well as information on single-game tickets and the 2021 preseason schedule will be released at a later date. Fans can be a part of the return of hockey to the Inland Empire by becoming an ALL-IN member, or a part of the Reign Reserve program. Visit www.ontarioreign.com for the most up to date information regarding the club.