Aces bounce back to even the series; Condors host Game 5 Sunday
- Aces goal: F Nick Mazzaloni on an odd-man rush, scored on the first shot of the game 13 seconds into the game; AK leads 1-0
- Aces goal: Mazzolini tipped in his 2nd of the night from the top of the crease at 2:51; AK leads 2-0
- Aces goal: D Kane Lafranchise on the power play at 4:06; AK leads 3-0
- Shots: BAK – 9 | AK – 14
- CONDORS goal: C Joel Broda (8th) ripped a shot from the right circle (Thurber, Knackstedt assist) at 10:12; AK leads, 3-1
- Aces goal: LW Turner Elson with a wrist shot from inside the blueline at 15:30; AK leads 4-1
- Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 11
- No scoring
- Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 8
W: Brossoit (10-4; 33/29)
- Three Stars: 1. Mazzolini (AK), 2. Elson (AK) 3. Broda (BAK)
- Final shots: BAK – 25 | AK – 33
- Power plays: BAK – 1/4 | AK – 1/5
- The Aces scored their first goals of the first period in the series, and also held their first 1-0 lead of the series.
- C Joel Broda’s 8th goal of the playoffs set a new Condors replay.
- The Condors surrendered a power play goal for the first time in the series
- RW Jordan Knackstedt has 12 points (5g-7a) in the last nine games, with four multi-point outings.
- C Matt Thurber has assists in all four games of the series.
- Scratches: Joe, Gawryletz, Bennett, Holmberg, Watson
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WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS
Condors (#6) vs. Alaska Aces (#1) – all times Pacific
G1 – Fri, 5/16, L, AK 2 vs. BAK 1
G2 – Sat, 5/17, W, BAK 3 at AK 2 (OT)
G3 – Fri, 5/23, W, BAK 5 vs. AK 4
G4 – Sat, 5/24, L, AK 4 vs. 1
G5 – Sun, 5/25, in Bakersfield (6 p.m.)
G6 – Tues, 5/27, at Alaska (8:15 p.m.)
G7 – Wed, 5/28, at Alaska (8:15 p.m.)
WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Condors (#6) def, Stockton Thunder (#7) (4-games-to-1)
WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
Condors (#6) def. Utah Grizzlies (#3), (4-games-to-1)
- All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (www.foxsports970am.com), through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online at www.AmericaOneSports.com. “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
- “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian airs weekly on www.Bakersfield.com Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
- “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.