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

1st Period
  • 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

2nd Period

  • 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
3rd Period
  • Reign goal: D Jake Newton wrist shot from the slot at 9:37; BAK leads, 3-2
  • Shots: BAK – 6, ONT – 11
W: Brossoit (33/31; 9-2-1-0)
L: Olkinuora (16/13; 1-1-1-0)
Condors droppings:
  • 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


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, and will be available starting Wednesday, Jan. 22.



Friday, Jan. 31 vs. Utah Grizzlies

  • One lucky fan will win a free cemetery plot for two at Historic Union Cemetery.
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Tickets are on sale now for one of the most anticipated nights of the season, Tip A Condor presented by 98.5 The Fox. This year’s event returns to Firehouse, located at 7701 White Lane, on Tues. January 28 from 5-8 p.m. Every year Condors players trade their hockey gear in and become waiters, all in the name of a good cause. There will be tremendous auction items available to bid on and fans can interact with the players playing games, taking pictures, and more as the guys collect tips for the Kern County Shrine Club. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. Click here 

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