Broda gets game winner in Boise, 4-3

BOISE – It was not easy, but the Bakersfield Condors (9-15-0-1, 19pts) took two of three games against the Idaho Steelheads (14-9-2-2, 32pts) with a 4-3 win at CenturyLink Arena on Sunday afternoon. C Joel Broda potted the game-winner early in the third period and had three points to lead the Condors to their sixth win in nine games.

Box Score | LISTEN: Broda Game Winner

First Period

  • Condors goal: C Gary Steffes off a feed from F Cameron Abney found the back of the net. Time of goal: 2:00;Condors lead, 1-0
  • Condors goal: RW Michael Neal from the bottom of the left circle took a feed from behind the net and beat G Josh Robinson short side. Time of goal: 6:50; Condors lead, 2-0
  • Condors goal: C Matt Thurber on the power play roofed a shot under the crossbar from the left corner. Time of goal: 9:20; Condors lead, 3-0
  • Shots: BAK- 15 | IDH – 12


Second Period

  • Idaho Goal: F Austin Fyten had a puck deflect off his stick after the initial shot hit the high glass and then crossed the goal line. Time of goal: 32 seconds: Condors lead, 3-1
  • Idaho Goal: F Anthony Nigro poked home a loose puck after G Tyler Bunz was crashed into, taking him out of the play. Time of goal: 4:49; Condors lead, 3-2
  • Idaho Goal: F Tommy Grant tapped home a centering pass on the power play. Time of goal: 14:38; Game tied, 3-3
  • Shots: BAK – 11 | IDH – 10


Third Period

  • Condors goal: C Joel Broda slipped a low shot past Robinson for his ninth goal of the season. Time of goal: 27 seconds; Condors lead, 4-3.
  • Shots: BAK- 5 | IDH – 9



W: BUNZ (29/26, 4-1-0-1)
L:  ROBINSON (30/26, 9-3-0-1)


Condors Droppings

  • Three Stars (from Ryan Holt): 1) Broda (BAK) 2) Fyten (IDH), 3) Bunz (BAK)
  • Shots on goal: BAK- 30 | IDH – 29
  • Power Plays: BAK-  1/6 | IDH – 1/3
  • Broda now has 15 points (6g-9a) in his last nine games.
  • Collins has 12 points (6g-6a) in 11 games.
  • Bunz has won four straight starts.
  • The Condors move to 7th place in the Western Conference with their sixth win in their last nine games.
  • Scratches: Follmer, Garlock, Pageau, Schaber, Watson


The Condors return to home ice the day after Christmas with Kids In Free Night, sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News and La Caliente 96.9. Kids 14 and under can get a free lower level ticket with the purchase of at least one adult ticket. Kids must be present at time of purchase.

On Sunday, Dec. 29 we welcome Thor to Condorstown, to meet fans and pose for pictures in the Condors Photo Booth. Thor appears courtesy of 106.1 KRAB Radio. Fans are invited after the game to stick around and skate with the Condors as well.



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