CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors and Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations Matt O’Dette announced today that G Brian Stewart has been loaned to the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL). In addition, G Scott Greenham has returned from the St. John’s IceCaps (AHL) and will start tonight for the Condors as the team is in Las Vegas to take on the Wranglers.
“It’s nice to see our guys get rewarded for their play,” O’Dette said. “Stewy has been great for us, especially over the past couple months. We wish him all the best and we know he’ll do well.”
Stewart, 28, has been a bright spot for Bakersfield, especially inthe second half of the season. Since February 1st, the Burnaby, BC native is 7-9-0-1 with a 2.16 goals-against average (GAA) and an outstanding .943 save percentage. On 11 occasions this season, Stewart has stopped 40+ shots, including a 46-save shutout performance against Colorado on February 16th. It came a night after making an ECHL-high 52 saves en route to winning ECHL Goaltender of the Week honors, stopping an incredible 98 of 99 shots.
The 6’4″, 195 lbs. netminder has played 13 games at the AHL level with the Adirondack Phantoms. He holds a 5-7-0-0 record, 3.19 GAA and a .889 save percentage. On January 2, 2011 he was named the AHL Player of the Week going 3-0-0 for the Phantoms, stopping 93 of 98 shots for a 1.34 GAA and a .949 save percentage.
The Condors begin the weekend TONIGHT against the Las Vegas Wranglers at Orleans Arena. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m. with Condors Countdown beginning at 6:50 p.m. Tune in via one of the many ways below.
If nautical nonsense be somethin’ ya wish…SPONGEBOB!
Arrrrrreeeee ya ready kids?! SpongeBob Squarepants is in Condorstown on Saturday as the Condors play the final game of the season at 7 p.m. He’ll entertain everyone and take pictures in the Condors photo booth. Doors open at 6 p.m. (5:45 p.m. for STH). The night is sponsored by 101.5 KGFM
Tick, tock… tick, tock… Renewal deadline is March 31!!!
When October comes around and everyone is enjoying their Season Ticket Holder renewal gifts and you aren’t, you will remember reading this in March!
The season ticket holder renewal deadline is this weekend. You are only eligible for the season ticket holder gift if you renew your tickets by the March 31 deadline (Sunday). Your potential gift is based on how many years you’ve been a ticket plan holder! One gift per seat renewed; jackets, jerseys, and more are available!
Call the Condors at 324-PUCK (7825) and speak with your ticket representative, or visit the ST renewal page on the website.