8,388 Fans witness record Teddy Bear Toss goal in Condorstown

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – F Evan Trupp gave the Bakersfield Condors (5-11-1-2, 13pts) the quickest Teddy Bear Toss goal in team history, but the Ontario Reign (12-5-0-0, 24pts) scored six unanswered goals and won 7-3 in front of 8,388 fans at Rabobank Arena on Saturday night.
Highlights from the game

Trupp’s goal at 1:13 of the first period brought the downpour of teddy bears and gave the Condors a 1-0 lead, as he slammed home a rebound of an F Alex Hudson shot. The Reign would equalize at the 6:03 mark with F C.J. Stretch picking up hist first of the night to make it 1-1. Bakersfield would jump out to a 3-1 lead with a power-play tally from in tight by F Jacob Lagace at 11:08 and a hardworking goal from F Zach Cohen at 13:45. However, the lead would not last as D Brock Sheahan (14:14) and NHL’er F Kyle Clifford (16:47) tied the game at 3-3 before the break. The Reign outshot the Condors, 10-7.

Ontario tacked on two more goals in the second period to extend their lead to 5-3. Stretch got his second of the night at 10:41 and F Dan DaSilva extended the lead to two at 15:41 off a screened shot from the slot. Bakersfield was outshot, 7-3.

The third period belonged to the Reign as they scored twice to take the game, 7-3. Stretch scored both goals to finish with four goals on the evening.

Tonight’s box score: click here
Condors droppings:
The Condors Teddy Bear Toss all-time total approached 80,000 tonight. Entering the game, 73,111 had been collected in team history. The final count will come Monday morning 6-9 a.m. on 29 Eyewitness News… F Evan Trupp’s Teddy Bear Toss goal was the earliest such goal in team history and was his first of the season… F Zach Cohen’s goal ended a 13-game goalless drought… F Alex Hudson (2g-1a) is on a three-game point streak… Shots on goal: BAK – 18 , ONT – 31 … Power plays: BAK – 1/4 , ONT – 0/2 … Three Stars: #1 Stretch (ONT) , #2 Trupp (BAK) , #3 Kraemer (ONT)
The Condors host Alaska next Friday for Kevin Harvick poster giveaway night. The first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get a poster, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and Budweiser. One fan will win a framed poster, autographed by Harvick himself!

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