CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (14-17-1-1, 30pts) opened up a 4-0 lead in the first period and finished off the Stockton Thunder (18-13-0-4, 40pts) with three in the third to claim a 7-2 victory Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena. The Condors have won six of their last seven home games.
- Condors goal: LW Andrew Carroll (3rd) finishes off a 2-on-1 with a deke to the backhand (Abney, Little assists) at 2:23; BAK leads, 1-0
- Condors goal: LW Jordan Knackstedt (9th) wrist shot from the right circle at 4:14 (Little, Watson assist); BAK leads 2-0
- Three goals were scored in the span of 52 seconds late in the period
- Condors goal: F Ryan Watson (6th) banked a shot in off Thunder G Brian Foster’s skate after a one-on-one rush at 17:59 (unassisted); BAK leads 3-0
- Condors goal: C Joel Broda slipped in his team-leading 15th, coming off the end boards and cutting to the top of the crease (Schaber assists) at 18:14; BAK leads 4-0
- Thunder goal: F Greg Miller with a wrist shot from the high slot at 18:51; BAK leads 4-1
- Shots: BAK – 12, STK – 12
- No scoring
- Shots: BAK – 11, STK – 9
- THUNDER goal: C Joey Martin deflected a shot from the right circle at 1:36; BAK leads, 4-2
- CONDORS goal: Broda (2nd of the game) skated out in front of the net and tucked his own rebound home (Schaber, Little assist) at 10:39; BAK leads, 5-2
- CONDORS goal: F Chase Schaber (5th) wrist shot from the bottom of the left circle at 12:43; BAK leads, 6-2
- CONDORS goal: Knackstedt snap shot from the top of the right circle off a face off (Watson, Carroll assist) at 16:50; BAK leads 7-2
- Shots: BAK – 7, STK – 9
L: Foster (30/23; 14-6-0-3)
- Three Stars: 1. Broda (BAK), 2. Little (BAK), 3. Knackstedt (BAK)
- Final shots: BAK – 30 | STK – 30
- Power plays: BAK – 0/1 | STK – 0/2
- Four players – Schaber, Little (four points), Knackstedt, Watson – each had three-point games.
- Bakersfield has won six of their last seven home games
- The last time the Condors scored seven or more goals was Feb. 19, 2011 (7-3 win vs. Ontario).
- D Erik Burgdoerfer made his return to the lineup, fresh from his recall to Oklahoma City in the AHL
- Newly signed D Dustin Hopfner did not play tonight
- The Condors today activated C Ryan Garlock and traded him to the San Francisco Bulls in exchange for the ECHL rights to D Collin Bowman.
- Scratches: Pageau, Neal, Gawryletz, Hopfner
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