Condors blow out Stockton, 7-2

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.

Box Score | Mann post-game | Highlights | Knackstedt/Broda

1st Period
  • 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

2nd Period

  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 11, STK – 9
3rd Period
  • 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
W: Brossoit (30/28; 6-2-1-0)
L: Foster (30/23; 14-6-0-3)
Condors droppings:
  • 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


Friday, Jan. 17 vs. San Francisco Bulls  
  • Cowboy Hat Giveaway – the first 2,000 fans 5 and older get their choice between a tan or black cowboy hat
  • Sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News, KUZZ 107.9 and Three-Way Chevrolet and Cadillac

Sunday, Jan. 19 vs. Ontario Reign

  • Stick around after the game and skate with the team on the Rabobank Arena ice
  • Bring your own skates or rent them for $5


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 

Click here or call 324-PUCK (7825) for more information.


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