Big second period for Utah sinks Condors

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (18-20-2-4, 42pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, surrendered four goals in the second period to the Utah Grizzlies (20-16-4-3, 47pts) and could not recover, falling 6-3 Friday night in front of 6,525 at Rabobank Arena.
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Luke Judson (2nd) shot from the left wing boards (Pageau, Verpaelst assists) at 9:51; BAK leads 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 15 | UTA – 6
  • UTAH GOAL: F Mathieu Aubin from the left circle at :31; tied 1-1
  • UTAH GOAL: F Alex Krushelnyski wrist shot from the top of the slot off the rush at 3:06; UTA leads 2-1
  • UTAH GOAL: F Danick Paquette wrist shot from the right circle at 5:28; UTA leads 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: Judson (3rd) deflected a point shot for his second of the game (Verpaelst, Watson assist) at 8:36; UTA leads 3-2
  • UTAH GOAL: Krushelnyski second of the period from the left circle at 10:22; UTA leads 4-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Chase Schaber (14th) potted his own rebound on a 5-on-3 power play (Aliu, Brooks assist) at 14:12; UTA leads 4-3
  • Shots: BAK – 15 | UTA – 13
  • UTAH GOAL: F Ryan Hayes from in front of the net at 1:44; UTA leads 5-3
  • UTAH GOAL: Hayes from right circle buried his second of the night at 6:18; UTAH leads 6-3
  • 78 minutes in penalties were handed out in the third period, including 62 PIM during a fracas near the midway point of the frame
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | UTA – 10
BAK: Tuohimaa (9-9-1-2; 29/23)
UTA: Bobkov (5-3-1-0; 38/35)


  • Three Stars: 1. Krushelnyski (UTA) 2. Judson (BAK) 3. Pelech (UTA)
  • Final shots: BAK – 38 | UTA – 29
  • Power Plays: BAK – 2/7 | UTA – 0/3
  • F Luke Judson scored his first goal as a Condor
  • The Condors have outshot their opposition in seven straight games
  • The 96 total penalty minutes was a season-high for the Condors, as were the 43 PIM for the Condors
  • D Gabriel Verpaelst had two assists for his first multi-point game
  • Scratches: F Nick MacNeil, F Mike Colavecchia, D Ben Lindemulder, G Ty Rimmer, D Joe Marciano
Save over 20% and choose ANY three games to attend the REMAINDER of the regular season. Undie Sunday (Feb. 15), Youth Jersey Giveaway (Feb. 21) and Dodgers/Angels Batting Helmet Giveaway (Mar. 15) are all available with the Hat Trick 3-Pack. Packages start as low as $30, so get yours today by calling 324-PUCK (7825) or click here.