Brossoit ties ECHL mark in 3-0 win

ONTARIO, Calif. – G Laurent Brossoit tied an ECHL single-season record with his 8th shutout on the campaign as the Bakersfield Condors (32-29-2-4, 70pts) stormed past the Ontario Reign (43-18-3-4, 93pts) 3-0 on Friday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
1st Period
  • No scoring in this period
  • Shots: BAK – 6 | ONT – 16

2nd Period

  • CONDORS goal: F Gary Steffes (18th) potted home a loose puck which caromed off the end boards. Assists: Cunningham, Beebe; Time of goal: 13:17; Bakersfield leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 3 | ONT – 5
3rd Period
  • CONDORS goal: D Colin Joe (1st) snuck down the right-wing circle and took a cross-crease pass from C Matt Thurber for his first professional goal. Assists: Thurber, Knackstedt; Time of goal: 10:14; Bakersfield leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS goal: C Joel Broda (20th) empty-netter. Unassisted; Time of goal: 19:12; Bakersfield leads, 3-0
  • FIGHTS: F Andrew Carroll and F Brett Beebe took on F Mike Towns and F Chris Crane with 23 seconds left.
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | ONT – 9


W: Brossoit (23-9-2-0; 30/30, 8th shutout)

L: Niederberger (3-3-1-1; 16/14)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Brossoit (BAK) 2. Steffes (BAK) 3. Kitsyn (ONT)
  • Final shots: BAK – 17 | ONT – 30
  • Power plays: BAK – 1/2 | ONT – 0/1
  • Bakersfield is now 6-4-1-1 against Ontario this season and an impressive 6-1-1-1 in their last nine meetings with the Reign
  • Brossoit’s 8th shutout ties him with Ryan Zapolski (SC, 2012-13) and JP Lamoureux (AK, 2008-09) for most in one ECHL season
  • F Gary Steffes now has 10 points (8g-2a) in 9 games against Ontario this season
  • D Wes Cunningham (missed 13 games due to injury) and C Joel Broda (missed 17 while in the AHL) both returned to the Condors lineup tonight
  • C Greg Miller was loaned to the Condors earlier today by Oklahoma City and is expected in Bakersfield on Saturday night
  • Scratches: Pageau (21-IR), Bennett (21-IR), Bunz (21-IR), Hughes, Marciano, Watson, Collins



Saturday, April 5 – Joel Broda Bobblehead Night
  • Condors vs. Las Vegas Wranglers
  • The first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get a bobblehead of Condors Team Captain Joel Broda
  • Sponsored by Groove 99.3, American Business Machines, Three-Way Chevrolet & Cadillac
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

Sunday, April 6 – Skate with the Condors 

  • Condors vs. Las Vegas Wranglers
  • 4 p.m. start time
  • Bring your skates or rent them at the game, and hit the ice with the team after the game
  • “B Better” Bakersfield Game – bring your report card showing a B average or better and get a half-priced ticket
  • Sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News and KiX 92.1
  • Doors open at 3 p.m., the puck drops at 4 p.m.

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 at “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian can be seen on www.Bakersfield.comWednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

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