Condors drop Thunder, 3-1

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (16-12-1-2, 35pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, scored three unanswered goals to claim a 3-1 victory over the Stockton Thunder (12-17-1-0, 25pts), Friday night at Rabobank Arena.

The win opens up a four-game home stand for Bakersfield, and allows them to keep pace in the Pacific Division standings. Bakersfield sits in a tie for 2nd place, two points off the division lead.

  • STOCKTON GOAL: F Alex Mallet chipped in a centering feed from the top of the crease at 2:22; STK leads 1-0 
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Jonathan Lessard (9th) banged in a rebound from the low slot (Sylvestre, Currie assists); tied, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Nick MacNeil (6th) grabbed a rebound at the top of the crease while on the power play (Currie, Nash assists) at 5:24 (pp); BAK leads, 2-1
  •   Shots: BAK – 15 | STK – 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Jordan Kremyr (4th) got his own rebound of a wraparound to jam it in (Levesque assist) at 1:48; BAK leads 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | STK – 6
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 7 | STK – 12
BAK: Tuohimaa (26/25; 8-4-2)
STK: Owen (30/27; 6-9-0)


  • Three Stars:  1. Sylvestre (BAK) 2. Kremyr (BAK) 3. Tuohimaa (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 30 | STK -26
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/5 | STK – 0/6
  • F Gabriel Levesque picked up an assist in his Condors debut tonight
  • F Sebastien Sylvestre has been named 1st star in each of the Condors last three victories
  • F Josh Currie has 8 points (4g-4a) in his last 6 games. He had two assists tonight.
  • D Graeme Craig left the game injured in the 2nd period and did not return.
  • Scratches: D Gabriel Verpaelst
They Condors four-game home stand continues tomorrow against the Thunder.  

Saturday, Dec. 27 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)

  • The Hobbit Jersey Off Our Backs Raffle and Auction – the Condors will wear special Hobbit-themed jerseys, adorned with hobbits, dragons, fire and more! (sponsored by Eyewitness News)
  • Everyone has the chance to win one of five to be given away for free, we will auction off the rest for charity
  • 2-for-1 admission – bring your Maya Cinemas ticket stub from a showing of the new Hobbit movie and get 2-for-1 admission

Friday, Jan. 2 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)

  • Duck Dynasty Night – the first 1,500 fans 5 and older get a Duck Dynasty Talking Plush Doll (sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and Bakersfield Marriott)
  • Look-Alike Contest – dress up like characters from the show and hit the ice during intermission

Saturday, Jan. 3 vs. Ontario Reign (7 p.m.)

  • Welcome Mat Giveaway – the first 2,000 households get a Condors Welcome Mat (sponsored by KNZR 1560 AM and 97.7 FM & Expressway Courier)

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