Condors fall in OT, 6-5

CONDORSTON, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (27-22-6-2; .544) had two separate two-goal leads but couldn’t hold on, falling 6-5 in overtime to the Stockton Heat (27-24-2-2, .527) Saturday night on Los Condors Night. After the game, the team auctioned off their Los Condors jerseys to benefit the Kern County Cancer Fund.
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  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Zach Boychuk (11th) from the bottom of the right circle. Assist: Hamilton, Hunt; Time of goal: 6:33: BAK leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK: 9 | STK – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Anton Slepyshev (10th) used the D for a screen and buried a wrist shot from the slot. Assists: Yakimov, Musil; Time of goal: :27; BAK leads 2-0
  • HEAT GOAL: C Derek Grant (26th) tipped in a power play goal from the top of the crease. Assists: Shinkaruk, Agostino; Time of goal: 2:41; BAK leads 2-1
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Blair Riley (5th) shot from behind the goal line pinballed in off a body in front. Assists: Smith, Heard; Time of goal: 9:10; tied 2-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Matthew Ford (25th) wrist shot from the slot on the power play. Assists: Boychuk, Klinkhammer; Time of goal: 13:44; BAK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Rob Klinkhammer (13th) from the bottom of the right circle sneaked home a backhander. Assists: Pageau; Time of goal: 16:36; BAK leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK: 16 | STK – 13
  • HEAT GOAL: D Kenney Morrison (3rd) scored when a wrist shot deflected off his body. Assists: Arnold, Grant; Time of goal: 1:42; BAK leads, 4-3
  • HEAT GOAL: C Drew Shore (8th) rapped in a rebound from the top of the crease. Assist: Poirier; tied 4-4
  • HEAT GOAL: LW Hunter Shinkaruk (24th) finished off a 2-on-1. Assists: Grant, Poirier; Time of goal: 6:34; STK goal 5-4
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (20th) pushed past the defense for a breakaway and buried it to tie the game. Unassisted; Time of goal: 13:07; tied 5-5
  • Shots: BAK: 6 | STK – 12
Three Stars: 1. Shinkaruk (STK), 2. Hamilton (BAK), 3. Klinkhammer (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: – 31 | STK – 33
Power plays: BAK: – 1/6 | STK – 1/4
BAK – Rimmer (2-0-1; 33/27)
STK – Poulin (13-8-3; 31/26)
– The Condors have points in their last five games (2-0-3-0)
– LW Zach Boychuk has goals in each of the last two games
– Both D Ben Betker, LW Ryan Hamilton and LW Kale Kessy all dropped the mitts for the Condors
– Hamilton now has a four-game point streak (4g-1a)
– Bakersfield is now 3-1-2-0 over their last six games
– C Jujhar Khaira missed tonight’s game serving a one-game suspension
– 68 minutes in penalties were assessed during the 2nd period
– RW Anton Slepyshev now has points in fiv straight games (3g-3a)

– Scratches: Platzer, Moroz, Khaira, Laurikainen

– Attendance: 4,827
Kevin Harvick Night – Tuesday, Mar. 22
Come to the Condors game Tuesday night and take home Kevin Harvick – a cardboard cutout anyway! We’ll honor Condorstown legend Kevin Harvick on Mar. 22 when the Ontario Reign come to town. Enter to win signed Harvick stuff, such as a helmet, die cast collectible cars, and Condors jerseys.Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).