Condors edged in game two; get split in Utah

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, took an early 1-0 lead in the first period, but could not sustain the pressure and fell 2-1 to the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night at Maverik Center.
The series is now tied at one game apiece as the series shifts to Bakersfield for game three on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
1st Period
  • CONDORS goal: On the first shift of the game, C GarySteffes (1st) roofed a shot from the bottom of the left-wing circle. Assist: Carroll, Time of goal: 28 secs;Condors lead, 1-0 
Shots: BAK – 12 | UTA – 6
2nd Period
  • Utah goal: After killing off a five-on-three power play, D Teigan Zahn snapped a shot past G Laurent Brossoit from the high slot. Time of goal: 14:18; Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 1 | UTA – 12

Shots: BAK – 1 | UTA – 12

3rd Period
  • Utah goal: C Michael Pelech knocked home a loose rebound at the top of the crease. Time of goal: 9:27; Grizzlies lead, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | UTA – 13

W: Dell (1-1-0-0; 24/25)
L: Brossoit (1-1-0-0, 28/30)

BAK – 25 | UTA – 30
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 www.Bakersfield.comWednesdays 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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