C. Jones gives Condors a 4-3 win in last minute

ANCHORAGE – The Bakersfield Condors (8-5-0-0, 16pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, cashed in on a late power play with a C Connor Jones tally to win their third game in Anchorage against the Alaska Aces (2-8-0-0, 4pts), 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Sullivan Arena.
 Box Score | AUDIO HIGHLIGHT: Schaber | Craig | MacNeil | C. Jones
C. Jones (1g-1a) and LW Chase Schaber (1g-1a) each had multi-point nights as G Ty Rimmer earned his sixth win on the season, tied for the league lead.
  • ACES GOAL: D Quinn Sproule (3) followed up on a rebound at the top of the crease just as a power play had expired. Assists: Coffman, Wolfe; Time of goal: 9:56; AK leads, 1-0
  • ACES GOAL: LW Brendan Connolly (1) took a cross-ice feed and snuck a low shot past the left pad of G Ty Rimmer. Assists: Francis, Cole; Time of goal: 15:54; AK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Graeme Craig (3) followed up a rebound off the post and potted a shot into the vacated net from the slot. Assists: Winquist, C. Jones; Time of goal: 17:07; AK leads, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 13 | AK – 17
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Chase Schaber (3) shuffled a cross-slot pass home to tie it up. Assists: Currie, Marciano; Time of goal: 57 seconds; GAME TIED, 2-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Nick MacNeil (1) chopped a bouncing puck past G Andy Iles. Assists: Sylvestre, Verpaelst; Time of goal: 4:03; BAK LEADS, 3-2
  • Shots: BAK – 5 | AK – 15
  • ACES GOAL: F Olivier Archambault (5) tied the game as his shot from the right-wing circle went past the effort of G Ty Rimmer. Time of goal: 16:33; GAME TIED, 3-3
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Connor Jones (4) deflected a shot from the slot on the power play in the final minute for the game-winning goal. Assists: Schaber, K. Jones; Time of goal: 19:22; BAK LEADS, 4-3
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | AK – 5
BAK: Rimmer (37/34, 6-4-0-0)
AK: Iles (27/23; 1-2-0-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. C. Jones (BAK) 2. Schaber (BAK) 3. Archambault (AK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 27 | AK – 37
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/4 | AK – 0/5
  • RW Josh Winquist leads all ECHL rookies with 13 points (4g-9a) in 10 games
  • RW Sebastien Sylvestre has six points (3g-3a) in his last seven games
  • Bakersfield leads the 11-game season series, 4-1
  • The Condors took a lead for the 11th time in 13 games
  • The Condors finish the five-game road trip with a 3-2-0-0 record
  • Scratches: F Dan DeLisle, D Colin Joe, RW Jonathan Lessard, D Jonathan Narbonne, RW Mitch Holmberg
We’re back home!

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.

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