Condors downed by Reign, 4-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (28-28-7-2; .500) held leads against the Ontario Reign (43-18-4-1, .685) but couldn’t hold on, falling 4-2 Saturday night in front of 6,842 at Rabobank Arena Saturday night. The loss eliminates Bakersfield from playoff contention.

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  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (8th) wrist shot from the left circle. Assists: Roy, Simpson; Time of goal: 4:12; BAK leads, 1-0
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Justin Auger (19th) wrist shot from the left circle. Assists: Newbury, Lowry; Time of goal: 15:48; tied 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 7 | ONT – 18
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Phil McRae (6th) snap shot from the low slot after a between the legs centering feed. Assists: Roy, Currie; Time of goal: 1:12; BAK leads 2-1
  • REIGN GOAL: LW Adrian Kempe (11th) from the bottom of the right circle on the power play. Assists: Forbort, Brodzinski; Time of goal: 6:04; Game tied, 2-2
  • Shots: BAK: 15 | ONT – 10
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Johnny Brodzinski (15th) wrist shot from the  Assists: Lowry, Newbury; Time of goal: 7:10; ONT leads, 3-2
  • REIGN GOAL: C Kris Newbury (9th) empty net goal. Unassisted; Time of goal: 19:01; ONT leads 4-2
  • Shots: BAK: 11 | ONT: 16
Three Stars: 1. Brodzinski (ONT) 2. Currie (BAK) 3. Roy (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: 33 | ONT – 43
Power plays: BAK: – 0/4 | ONT – 1/5
BAK – Rimmer (2-2-1; 43/40)
ONT – Budaj (41-14-4; 33/31)
– C Josh Currie (1g-1a) and F Marco Roy (0g-2a) both recorded multi-point games
– G Ty Rimmer made a season-high 40 saves in the losing effort
– C Jujhar Khaira got into his team-leading 8th fight of the season
– The Condors finished 4-7-1 against the Reign this season
– Scratches: Klinkhammer, Waltz, Pageau, Hamilton, Pitlick, Moroz
– Attendance: 6,842
Home finale, Blood Drive Night, Tuesday night
The Condors play their final home game of the season, Tuesday night against the Stockton Heat for Blood Drive Night, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and Houchin Blood Bank. Donate blood at Houchin and get a lower level ticket to Tuesday’s game for just $1. Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).