Bakersfield takes down Charlotte in OT, 3-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – D Joey LaLeggia picked up a clutch goal in overtime to push the Bakersfield Condors (9-8-2-0, .526) to a 3-2 victory over the Charlotte Checkers (9-12-2-0, .435) Friday night at Rabobank Arena. G Laurent Brossoit made 31 stops on the night, and LW Ryan Hamilton and RW Taylor Beck picked up the other two goals. The Condors face the Stockton Heat tomorrow night at Rabobank Arena.


  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (7th) knocked one home from above the top of the crease; Assist: Beck; Time of goal: 6:31; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Taylor Beck (8th) slammed one past the glove of G Michael Leighton from the right wing circle; Assist: Hamilton; Time of goal: 14:05; BAK leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 9 | CHA – 8


  • CHECKERS GOAL: RW Valentin Zykov (7th) shot from the bottom of the left wing circle on a power play; Assists: Poturalski, Tolchinsky; Time of goal: 6:57; BAK leads, 2-1
  • SHOTS: BAK – 11 | CHA – 14


  • CHECKERS GOAL: C Lucas Wallmark (4th) scored on a backdoor shot from below the left wing circle; Assists: Tolchinsky, Dahlbeck; Time of goal: 18:09; Tie game, 2-2
  • SHOTS: BAK – 3 | CHA – 11
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Joey LaLeggia (2nd) snapped one in from between the hashmarks; Assists: Beck, Oesterle; Time of goal: 2:25; BAK leads, 3-2
  • SHOTS: BAK – 3 | CHA – 0
  • THREE STARS: 1. LaLeggia (BAK), 2. Hamilton (BAK), 3. Brossoit (BAK)
  • SHOTS: BAK – 26 | CHA – 33
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/4 | CHA – 1/5
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Brossoit (6-6-1; 33/31) | CHA – Leighton (6-2-2; 26/23)
  • D Dillon Simpson made his NHL debut last night after being recalled to the Edmonton Oilers last week.
  • D Jordan Oesterle returned to the Condors roster tonight after missing 12 games due to injury.
  • Condors leading scorer RW Taylor Beck increased his point count with a goal and an assist tonight. He’s tied for second among AHL scorers with 27 points (8g-19a) on the season.
  • Condors have outscored opponents 16-9 in the first period this season.
  • The Condors have killed off 42 of their last 46 penalties.
  • The Condors’ home shutout streak of 146 minutes and 57 seconds ended tonight.
  • Scratches: Benik, Rechlicz, Simonelli, Tam
  • Attendance: 4,547


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