Condors defeat the Stars, 5-3

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (4-4-0-0, .500) triumphed in a 5-3 win over the Texas Stars (6-4-1-0, .591) Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. Captain Ryan Hamilton led the way with a pair of goals, and RW Taylor Beck had four points (1g-3a). The Condors face the Tucson Roadrunners at Rabobank Arena next weekend.

Post-game video: Ryan Hamilton | Gerry Fleming


  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Taylor Beck (3rd) shot from the top of the left wing circle on a power play; Assist: Newbury; Time of goal: 7:09; BAK leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 8 | TEX – 15


  • CONDORS GOAL: C Kris Newbury (3rd) tipped a shot between the legs of G Maxime Lagace; Assists: Fraser, Beck; Time of goal: 1:36; BAK leads, 2-0
  • STARS GOAL: C Austin Fyten (3rd) snuck one from in close; Assists: Honka, Werek; Time of goal: 3:20; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Mitch Moroz (1st) slammed one home on a backdoor play; Assist: Currie; Time of goal: 6:12; BAK leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (2nd) stuffs one into the net from the top of the crease; Assists: Beck, Betker; Time of goal: 9:01; BAK leads, 4-1
  • SHOTS: BAK – 9 | TEX – 10


  • STARS GOAL: LW Cole Ully (5th) scored shortly after the face-off; Assists: DeFazio, Ebert; Time of goal: 1:36; BAK leads, 4-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (3rd) snapped one past the stick of G Philippe Desrosiers; Assist: Beck; Time of goal: 9:03; BAK leads, 5-2
  • STARS GOAL: D Nick Ebert (2nd) knocked a flying puck down into the net; Assists: Bodnarchuk, DeFazio; Time of goal: 16:18; BAK leads, 5-3
  • SHOTS: BAK – 3 | TEX – 7


  • THREE STARS: 1. Hamilton (BAK) 2. Beck (BAK) 3. Moroz (BAK)
  • SHOTS: BAK – 20 | TEX – 32
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 1/4 | TEX – 0/3
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Ellis (3-1-0: 32/29) | TEX – Lagace (4-3-1: 15/11); Derosiers (5/4)
  • D Dillon Simpson was recalled to the Edmonton Oilers earlier today.
  • RW Taylor Beck is on a four-game point streak (3g-6a).
  • LW Ryan Hamilton is on a four-game point streak (3g-4a).
  • C Kris Newbury is on a three-game point streak (3g-1a); he also had a goal, an assist, and a fight tonight for a Gordie Howe Hat-trick.
  • Tonight’s game marked the third game of an 8-game home stand for Bakersfield.
  • Fights: LW Ryan Hamilton (BAK) threw his gloves down against D Dustin Stevenson (TEX) at 4:18 of the first period; C Kris Newbury (BAK) clobbered multiple right hooks on C Mike McMurtry (TEX) at 16:51 of the third period.
  • Scratches: Khaira, Reinhart, Oesterle, Tam
  • Attendance: 4,122

The Condors are home for two games next weekend. Friday night, meet one of the most decorated women Olympians in U.S. history, as five-time Gold Medalist swimmer Dana Vollmer will be in the house, courtesy of My45 and The Groove 99.3. Get your picture with her in the Condors photo booth.

Saturday, the first 2,000 fans 21 and under will get their choice of an NFL football, sponsored by ABC23 and Fox Sports 970AM. There will be eight different teams to choose from, including the Rams, Raiders, Cowboys, Niners and more.


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