Brossoit backstops Bakersfield to win over league-leading Ontario
CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – G Laurent Brossoit made 31 saves and C Joel Broda had a goal and an assist to lead the Bakersfield Condors (16-17-1-2, 35pts) to a 3-2 victory over the first place Ontario Reign (26-7-2-3, 57pts) Sunday afternoon at Rabobank Arena. The Condors have at least a point in 10 of their last 12 games.
Box Score | Highlights | Brossoit interview | Mann interview
- CONDORS goal: C Joel Broda (18th) wrist shot from the left circle (Bennett, Burgdoerfer assist) at 3:00; BAK leads 1-0
- Reign goal: F Mario Lamoureux wrist shot from the right circle at 14:35; Tied 1-1
- CONDORS goal: F Chase Schaber on a takeaway in the low slot, deked and scored at 16:25 (unassisted); BAK leads 2-1
- Fight: BAK D Joe Marciano vs. ONT LW Riley Emmerson at 18:08
- Shots: BAK – 5, ONT – 9
- CONDORS goal: RW Jordan Knackstedt (11th) wrist shot from the left circle on the power play (Broda, Hughes assists) at 3:46; BAK leads, 3-1
- Fight: BAK F Andrew Carroll vs. ONT F Everett Sheen at 19:45.
- Shots: BAK – 5, ONT – 13
- Reign goal: D Jake Newton wrist shot from the slot at 9:37; BAK leads, 3-2
- Shots: BAK – 6, ONT – 11
L: Olkinuora (16/13; 1-1-1-0)
- Three Stars: 1. Brossoit (BAK), 2. Broda (BAK), 3. Schaber (BAK)
- Final shots: BAK – 16 | ONT – 33
- Power plays: BAK – 1/4 | ONT – 0/3
- The Condors have won 8 of their last 9 home games
- LW Chase Schaber (3g-3a) and C Joel Broda (4g-3a) each extended their point streaks to four games
- Broda is 2nd in the ECHL in goals with 18
- Bakersfield is 2-0-1-0 in their last three games against the conference leading Reign
- Brossoit finished with a season-high 31 saves
- Scratches: Pageau, Neal, Gawryletz, Hopfner, Watson, Collins
BROSSOIT, TREMBLAY JERSEYS FOR BID
Condors F Nicholas Tremblay and G Laurent Brossoit (pictured) each wore special ECHL “Fantasy Team” jerseys for today’s game. The jerseys are part of a league-wide program highlighting stars from each team in the ECHL. They will be auctioned off on ECHL.com, and will be available starting Wednesday, Jan. 22.
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