Reign Sign Rookies Johnston, Rheault

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Ontario Reign announced that they have signed rookie right wings Denny Johnston and Jon Rheault.

The Reign are the ECHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League and the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League.

The 26-year-old Johnstown had 11 points (5g-6a) and 26 penalty minutes in 27 games for the University of New Brunswick in 2007-08 while the 22-year-old Rheault had 31 points (17g-14a) and 23 penalty minutes in 36 games for Providence College.

The first professional sports team in Ontario, Calif., the Reign begin play in the ECHL in 2008-09 and play their first home game on Oct. 25 at the new state-of-the-art Citizens Business Bank Arena, a $130 million multi-purpose facility with 9,736 seats as well as 36 suites, a continuous concourse and a VIP club.

Team Press Release