Bennett wins it in Boise, 2-1

BOISE – LW Spencer Bennett stuck for a third period marker and the Bakersfield Condors (22-20-1-3, 48pts) won their fifth in a row, 2-1, over the Idaho Steelheads (24-17-2-3, 53pts) on Wednesday night at CenturyLink Arena.

Box score | LISTEN: Tremblay PP Goal

LISTEN: Bennett Game Winner

1st Period
  • No scoring
  • Condors killed off three Idaho power plays
  • Shots: BAK – 6 | IDH – 9

2nd Period

  • CONDORS goal: LW Nicholas Tremblay (8th) snapped a shot from the right-wing circle on the power play. Assist: Burgdoerfer; Time of goal: 1:45; Condors lead, 1-0
  • Idaho goal: F Brett Robinson (9th) on a rebound at the top of the crease. Time of goal: 6:17; Game tied, 1-1
  • Idaho G Josh Watson replaced G Pat Nagle with 1:31 left in the period after an apparent Nagle injury.
  • Shots: BAK – 15 | IDH – 15
3rd Period
  • FIGHT: F Ryan Little and D Tyler Elbrecht in a tilt at 6:35
  • CONDORS goal: F Spencer Bennett (3rd) tucked home a loose rebound in the crease. Assists: Thurber, Neal; Time of goal: 7:47. Condors lead, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 7 | IDH – 9
W: Brossoit (14-4-1-0, 33/32)
L: Watson (1-3-0-0, 7/6) in relief of starting G Pat Nagle

Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Bennett (BAK), 2. Brossoit (BAK), 3. Robison (IDH)
  • Final shots: BAK – 29 | IDH – 32
  • Power plays: BAK – 1/5 | IDH – 0/5
  • D Collin Bowman saw his five-game point streak come to an end (1g-7a)
  • RW Michael Neal has four points (2g-2a) in six games against Idaho this season
  • Bakersfield is now 5-1-0-0 (4-1-0-0 in Boise) against Idaho this season with five more meetings in the season series
  • The Condors improved to 9-0-0-1 against teams not named Utah since January 14.
  • Bakersfield finishes their slate with a perfect 4-0-0-0 record on Wednesdays
  • Scratches: Pageau, Gawryletz, Collins, Broda, Watson


Monday, Feb. 17 vs. Alaska Aces 
  • The Condors host the Aces for a Presidents Day Matinee Game starting at 1 p.m.
  • Everyone with the same last name as a U.S. president can get in for just $1
  • High school and college students can get $1 tickets by presenting their student ID at the box office
  • Sponsored by KERN 1180 AM

Tune In:

  • All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (, through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.
  • The Condors continue the three-game set on Friday at 6:05 p.m.

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