Condors double up the Wranglers for 4th straight, 4-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (34-29-2-4, 74pts) won their fourth consecutive game, snapping a tie score in the third period and downing the Las Vegas Wranglers (19-42-4-4, 46pts) 4-2 Sunday evening at Rabobank Arena.
1st Period
  • CONDORS goal: C Matt Thurber (10th) on a rebound from the low slot just 45 seconds into the game (Collins, Miller assist); BAK leads 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | LV – 7

2nd Period

  • no scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 5 | LV – 10
3rd Period
  • CONDORS goal: LW Chris Collins (15th) from the side of the net off a feed from Thurber at 4:05; BAK leads 2-0
  • Wranglers goal: C John Armstrong with a shot that bounced off the Condors defenseman and in at 6:23; BAK leads 2-1
  • Wranglers goal: C Chris Francis on a breakaway at 7:00; tied 2-2
  • CONDORS goal: F Chase Schaber (16th) from the low slot angled home a centering feed from C Joel Broda (Broda, Miller assists) at 10:11; BAK leads 3-2
  • CONDORS goal: Schaber with an empty net goal at 18:31 (Miller, Broda assist); BAK leads 4-2
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | LV – 8

W: Pickard (6-10-0-1; 25/23)

SOL: O’Keefe (6-21-0-1; 24/21)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Thurber (BAK), 2. Collins (BAK), 3. Schaber (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 25 | LV – 25
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/1 | LV – 0/3
  • F Chase Schaber leads the ECHL in scoring this week with 6g-2a in three games.
  • Bakersfield improved to 10-3-0-0 against the Wranglers
  • F Greg Miller recorded three assists in his return to the lineup from the American Hockey League.
  • Matt Thurber (1g-1a), Chris Collins (1g-1a) and Joel Broda (0g-2a) each recorded multiple point games as well.
  • F Spencer Bennett returned to the lineup from a stint on the 21-day injured reserve today.
  • Scratches: Pageau (21-IR), Bunz (21-IR), Hughes, Watson, MacNeil, Neal



Tuesday, April 8 – Season Ticket Holder Party
  • All season ticket holders who have renewed for 2014-15 are invited to attend
  • 5 – 7 p.m., Rabobank Arena
  • watch the Condors practice until 6 p.m.
  • All STH can join the team on the ice for a team photo
  • complimentary snacks and drinks

Friday, April 11 – meet Captain America

  • Condors vs. Stockton Thunder
  • 7 p.m. start time
  • Captain America, fresh off the big screen in the blockbuster Captain America: Winter Soldier, will appear in the Condors Photo Booth
  • Sponsored by My45, 1560 AM & 97.7 FM KNZR
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

Tune In:

  • All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (, through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online at “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian can be seen on Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

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