Condors can’t hang on, fall to Idaho in the shootout, 3-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (8-5-0-1, 17pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, picked up a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Idaho Steelheads (9-3-1-0, 19pts) Friday night in front of 5,266 fans at Rabobank Arena.
The shootout win earns Idaho the extra point and they now lead the Condors by two points atop the Western Conference standings.
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Alex Belzile pounded in a rebound from the top of the crease at 5:10; IDH leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | IDH – 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Sebastien Sylvestre (3rd) wrist shot from the left circle up under the crossbar at 13:40 (MacNeil, Lessard assists); GAME TIED, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | IDH – 6
  • Penalty Shot – IDH F Ludwig Karlsson – no goal 
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Chase Schaber (4th) slipped home a backhander (Fienhage, Kremyr assists) at 5:01 (sh); BAK leads 2-1
  • IDAHO GOAL: Belzile with his second of the game, one-timer from the right circle at 11:25 (pp); tied 2-2
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | IDH – 5

  • No scoring in overtime
  • OT Shots: BAK – 1 | IDH – 3
  • Idaho scored twice in the shootout while the Condors went 0-for-4

BAK: Tuohimaa (31/29, 1-1-0-1)
IDH: Roy (26/24; 7-2-0-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. Belzile (IDH), 2. Schaber (BAK) 3. Sylvestre (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 26 | IDH – 31
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/6 | IDH – 1/4
  • F Chase Schaber has points in three straight games (2g-2a)
  • RW Jonathan Lessard returned to the lineup after missing the last seven games to injury
  • C Connor Jones was ejected for a boarding major penalty in the 2nd period
  • F Sebastien Sylvestre has a point in 7 of the last 9 games
  • The Condors held a lead for the 12th time in 14 games
  • Scratches: RW Francis Verreault-Paul, D Jonathan Narbonne, RW Mitch Holmberg

On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Condors will don their much-publicized Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and American Business Machines. The jerseys will be auctioned off for M.A.R.E. after the game and five will be given away that night. Also, bring a new or gently used coat, or a can of soup, for donation and receive 2-for-1 admission. The coat drive is sponsored by KGET-TV 17.


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