From: Jan Comments: I was reading through Denis Brodeur’s “Goalies: Guardians of the Net” and some of the NHL goalies who have scored goals were noted, including Brodeur’s own son, Martin Brodeur. That got me to wondering how many of our Condors goalies have scored goals; has other Condors goalie than Fukufuji scored a goal? [...]
It's time to sound off Bakersfield! The Condors' Mailbag, presented by Diamond Technologies, is your opportunity to ask those burning questions about the team, the coaches, the organization -- hey, it's all fair game here. The newest entries to the bag are below.
From: Wanda Comments: Who wears the number 62 jersey in the pre-game warm ups? Reply: That is Chase Schaber, who wears #77 during games. There are a couple of players who wear different numbers in warmups than during the games, mainly due to when the jerseys were ordered (there was no #77 made during the [...]
The attached article came out of Ft Wayne in refernce to the difference between the east and the west…Really????
From: Rich Comments: The attached article came out of Ft Wayne in refernce to the difference betweent he east and the west. Essentially we are the less skilled and more beer league type of hockey with older less skilled players and few call ups. Players desire to play east and since we all make the [...]
From: Jake Comments: So I know broda was loaned to the sound tigers but does that mean if he gets sent down again will he go to Stockton or bakersfield? Reply: Bakersfield. Joel Broda was loaned to Bridgeport – meaning he is under contract to the Condors. So when he comes back to the ECHL, [...]
From: Tommy Comments: Last night waiting in line at the “Season Ticket Holder” entrance for the youth jersey give away night, a Condor rep came by checking to make sure season ticket holders only were in line. We learned that even though we brought a guest, purchased with a season ticket holder “Buddy Pass” coupon, [...]
From: Justin Comments: Hey, just thinking with the Olympics coming up, does that have any effect on the ECHL? For example, do NHL team send some guys not in the Olympics down to the AHL to get some work in, forcing the AHL to send some guys down here? I’m a big fan of you [...]
From: Elaine Comments: Last year it was announced that former Condor Kushneriuk had cancer. Is there any word/update on his situation? Also, there seems to be a huge time frame when the “official time out” is called for each period. Are there rules when the ref is able or allowed to call for the time [...]
From: Fowler Comments: we’ve been going to Bakersfield hockey since the Oilers of the late ’90s. we have sweatshirts, tshirts, programs, pucks, etc. I’m interested in finding Jersey’s!!! anyone who can help please give me a shout. thank you, faithful Bakersfield hockey fan. Reply: Good luck! A fan a few years back brought in an [...]
From: Jake Comments: I just wanted to know why wasn’t broda in Saturdays game I remember hearing on fox sports 970 that he kind of got hurt and then on Saturday I heard man I bet the condors wish they had broda on the power play Reply: Yes, Broda certainly could have helped on the [...]
Now that the Bulls have folded, does every team in the Western conference qualify for the playoffs now?
From: Charles Comments: Now that the Bulls have folded, does every team in the Western conference qualify for the playoffs now? Reply: Yes. For the record, we feel pretty confident that we would have qualified anyway, and we’re still aiming a little higher than 7th place. -The Mailbag Guy