Busy Condors fall in Alaska

ANCHORAGE – The Bakersfield Condors (7-5-0-0, 14pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, opened the scoring early in the first period, but surrendered four straight and fell to the Alaska Aces (2-7-0-0, 4pts) by a 4-1 score line on Saturday night at Sullivan Arena.
 Box Score | AUDIO HIGHLIGHT: Verreault-Paul
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Francis Verreault-Paul (5) poked home a loose rebound off a shot up high on G Andy Iles. Assists: Schaber, Nash; Time of goal: 5:17; BAK leads, 1-0
  • ACES GOAL: F Olivier Archambault (4) wrist-shot from the high slot. Assists: Coffman, Syvret; Time of goal: 7:08; Game tied, 1-1
  • ACES GOAL: D Brad Richard (1) knocked home his own rebound on the power play. Assists: Coffman, Wolfe; Time of goal: 12:12; AK leads, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | AK – 12
  • ACES GOAL: Archambault (5) swiped in his second of the night as a shot from the left-wing circle deflected off a body in front and right to him. Assists: Johnson, Coffman; Time of goal: 15:37; AK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 6 | AK – 11
  • ACES GOAL: D Corey Syvret (2) on the power play snapped a wrist shot through traffic. Assists: Archambault, Wolfe; Time of goal: 14:09; AK leads, 4-1
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | AK – 7
BAK: Tuohimaa (29/25, 1-1-0-0)
AK: Iles (27/26; 1-2-0-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. Iles (AK) 2. Coffman (AK) 3. Archambault (AK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 27 | AK – 29
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/7 | AK – 2/6
  • Bakersfield leads the 11-game season series, 3-1
  • The Condors took a lead for the 10th time in 12 games
  • In their last seven games, the Condors own a 5-2-0-0 record
  • Scratches: F Dan DeLisle, D Colin Joe, RW Jonathan Lessard, D Gabriel Verpaelst, RW Mitch Holmberg
The Condors wrap the five-game road trip in Alaska on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. After returning home, they prepare for two HUGE promotions.

Friday, Nov. 14 is Star Wars Night, sponsored by My 45 and 98.5 The Fox. Meet characters from the movies as members of the Rebellion and the Galactic Empire invade Rabobank Arena. On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Condors will don their much-publicized Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and American Business Machines. The jerseys will be auctioned off for M.A.R.E. after the game and five will be given away that night.

It’s going to be the biggest crowd of the year. You know you are going to go. But you always sit in the top rows because you wait until the last minute. Don’t wait! Save cash, save time standing in line, and sit in the seats YOU want to sit in by purchasing a Teddy Bear Toss Pick 3 plan. TBTP3 holders have access to the best seats in the house, plus you will save money and pick two more Condors games to come to over the next five months. It’s a no brainer! Packages start at just $30. Contact the Condors front office at 324-PUCK (7825).