Hockey team takes time off the ice to spend with patients


Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital patients had a special visit from the Inland Empire ice hockey team Ontario Reign on Wednesday, Dec. 19.

Approximately 10 team members and their mascot Kingston congregated in a hospital playroom where they signed and handed out jerseys, played games and took photos with patients.

Several of the players and Kingston stopped by patient rooms to make sure everyone had the opportunity to meet the team and get an official jersey.  

Photo Caption: One of the Ontario Reign hockey team members plays a game with Azaria, 16, from Moreno Valley. 

Additional photos available for download here. 


About Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital - LLUCH

The Children’s Hospital is the only dedicated pediatric hospital in the vast geographic region of San Bernardino, Riverside, Inyo and Mono counties. With 348 beds dedicated just for kids, one of the largest Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the country and more than 100,000 children who come each year, LLUCH is a major pediatric teaching facility, known worldwide as the pioneer of neonatal heart transplantation. LLUCH is part of Loma Linda University Health – the umbrella organization encompassing Loma Linda University’s eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center’s six hospitals and more than 900 faculty physicians located across the Inland Empire in Southern California. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, Loma Linda University Health is a faith-based health system with a mission “to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”

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