Condors can’t hold on against Idaho, fall 3-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, held a third period lead but couldn’t keep back the Idaho Steelheads, dropping a 3-2 decision Friday night at Rabobank Arena. The Condors fall to 2-3-0-0 on the season.  
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | IDH – 9
  • IDAHO GOAL: F James Livingston wrist shot from the right circle at 5:56; IDH leads 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Francis Verreault-Paul put a shot up into the top right corner (C. Jones and K. Jones assist) at 10:18 (pp); tied 1-1
  • Five combined power plays in the period
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | IDH – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Jonathan Narbonne with a wrist shot from the top of the slot (Sylvestre assist) at 6:47; BAK leads 2-1
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Alex Belzile chipped in a loose puck from the top of the crease at 12:24 (pp); tied 2-2
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Brett Robinson finished off a 2-on-1 shorthanded to regain the lead at 17:09; IDH leads 3-2
  • Shots: BAK – 4 | IDH – 16

BAK: Rimmer (2-3-0-0; 34/31)
IDH: Roy (2-0-0-0; 25/23)

  • Three Stars: 1. Robinson (IDH), 2. Narbonne (BAK), 3. Livingston (IDH)
  • Final shots: BAK – 25 | IDH – 34
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/5 | IDH – 1/6
  • D Jonathan Narbonne matched his goal total from last season with his second in just 4 games
  • The Condors have held a lead in all five games this season
  • Scratches: RW Nick MacNeil, F Dan DeLisle, D Corey Feinhage, F Jim McKenzie

The Condors head to Ontario for a 3 p.m. game on Sunday afternoon. They return to home ice on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. against the Ontario Reign. Trick or Treat with the Condors on the concourse (yes, there will be candy), sponsored by My 45 and KERN 1180. The first 100 kids in costume get a free ticket to the upcoming Disney on Ice show at Rabobank Arena. The first 1,000 kids – in costume or not – get a Disney on Ice sticker or pumpkin stencil set.

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