The Manchester Monarchs were born on June 14, 2000, when the Los Angeles Kings bought the American Hockey League franchise from the Manchester Hockey Group LLC, an organization who was in the process of moving a dormant franchise to the Queen City led by Howard Baldwin. More>>>
On February 26, 2008, the ECHL announced that the former Texas Wildcatters membership would be transferred to Ontario. After receiving numerous entries in a “Name the Team” contest, Mike Brewster of Fontana’s entry, the Ontario Reign, was selected as the official team name and the logo was announced on March 17, 2008. More>>>