Condors Sign Defenseman Francis Meilleur

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors announced today that they have acquired D Francis Meilleur (may-YUR) off waivers from the Greenville Road Warriors. He is expected to play this week as the Condors play three times at home to conclude the regular season.

“We’re excited to get him here,” said Condors Head Coach Matt O’Dette. “He was stuck in a situation with affiliated players and we’re looking forward to seeing what he can do.”

The 21-year old rookie played 61 games in Greenville with two goals and nine assists for 11 points.

Prior to turning pro, the Longueuil, PQ native played three seasonsfor the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles and one campaign for the Montreal Juniors of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). In 264 career games played, he recorded 23 goals and added 116 assists for 139 points. He increased his point total each year, capped off by a 53 (8g-45a) point season last year with Montreal.

Kids Club Party Tonight at Rollerama West

 

The Condors Kids Club Party will be held at Rollerama West, located on 7850 Brimhall Road, from 6-8 p.m. on Monday. Members are in for free and will receive a complimentary soft drink and slice of pizza. Non-members can go for just $5. Come meet the team, skate around and have a lot of fun at the coolest party of the season. For more information call 324-PUCK (7825).

 

It’s Home for Three to Finish the Season

On Wednesday, the team opens up a three-game home stand to finish the season, hosting the Alaska Aces for Blood Drive Night, sponsored by My 45 and KUZZ 107.9. Those who donate blood at Houchin Blood Bank during the month of March can get in to this game for just $1. Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7.

On Friday night the Condors host the Utah Grizzlies at 7 p.m. and the first 2,000 fans, 12 and under, will receive a street hockey stick and puck set courtesy of ABC 23, HOT 94.1 FM and the Three Way Automotive Group.

The Condors conclude the regular season on Saturday at 7 p.m. against the Grizzlies as Cartoon Network’s Ben 10 will make an appearance in the Condors photo booth. Also, Bakersfield native and NASCAR driver Ryan Reed will bring his race car before the game and will take pictures with fans during the game. Underprivileged children and military personnel will be given the opportunity to attend the game as part of Big Buddies Night and season ticket holders received complimentary executive level seats to recruit new season ticket holders for next year. Don’t miss out on your last chance to catch the Condors this season presented by Bright House Networks, 101.5 KGFM, and Farmers Insurance. 

Get Tickets
Individual tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena box office by calling 1-800-745-3000. Box office hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday thru Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday with extended hours on gamedays. 

Season ticket renewals are underway, offering fans a chance to purchase $1 sodas the rest of the season with a commemorative season ticket holder cup. The sooner you renew, the more you save! For more info, log on to www.bakersfieldcondors.com.

 

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