Friday, March 13, 2015

Reign Assign Former Vipers Defenceman Bigos To American Hockey League:

The East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Ontario
Reign have assigned former Vernon Vipers defenceman Kyle Bigos to the American Hockey League (AHL) Worcester Sharks. 

The Worcester Sharks recently signed Bigos on September, 8th 2014. Bigos attended the San Jose Sharks Training camp this year before being released-assigned to the American Hockey League.  Bigos started the season with Worcester before being assigned to the ECHL on October 12th 2014.  In three games this season with the Sharks Bigos has just one assist.  In 30 games with the Reign Bigos has (1-goal-9-assists-10-points).  

Bigos spent last season with three different teams (San Francisco, Ontario & Worcester). Bigos signed his first semi-pro contract with the Worcester Sharks on July, 16th 2013. Bigos attended the San Jose Sharks Training Camp last year before being released back to Worcester where he was then assigned to the East Coast Hockey League San Francisco Bulls on October, 1st 2013. In 40 games with the Bulls Bigos collected (2-goals-4-assists-6-points) before the team ceased operations in late January. Bigos become an unrestricted free agent signed with East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Ontario Reign playing in 19 games collected (1-goal-4-assists-5-points). Bigos was called up to the AHL played in five games with the Worcester Sharks registered one assist before being sent back down to the ECHL.

Bigos played two seasons in Vernon (2007-2009) collecting (10-goals-40-assists-50-points) in 166 regular season games with the Vipers. Bigos an assistant captain in his second and final season with the Vipers was drafted 99th overall by the NHL Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2009 NHL Draft. Bigos attended the Oilers Developement Camp two out of the last three years. The Edmonton Oilers traded Bigos to San Jose for Lee Moffie on July 7th 2013.

Kyle Bigos's Player Profile:

This is posted on the Reign website:

Roster Moves Continue for Reign

January 29, 2015


Olkinuora and Bigos recalled to AHL, while Ontario trades Hood

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Ontario Reign, four-time ECHL Pacific Division Champions and proud ECHL affiliate of the NHL's 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings and Winnipeg Jets, have announced that goaltender Jussi Olkinuora has been recalled to the St. John's IceCaps of the AHL by the Jets, while defenseman Kyle Bigos has been recalled to the AHL's Worcester Sharks. Additionally, forward Dylan Hood has been traded to the Missouri Mavericks in exchange for future considerations.

Olkinuora, 24, has appeared in 27 games with Ontario this season, sporting a 16-7-4 record, a 2.53 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage.

Bigos, 25, has played in 30 games for the Reign this season, posting 10 points (1g-9a) and 67 penalty minutes.

Hood, 24, had dressed in 19 games with Ontario this season, scoring three goals and adding two penalty minutes.

Reign Drops:

The Reign will host Stanley Cup Night, sponsored by the Ontario International Airport, on Friday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m., which will allow the Reign to share the iconic championship trophy with all of the fans in attendance throughout the game. Personal photographs will be permitted.

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