Condors fall in Stockton, 4-2

STOCKTON, Calif.– The Bakersfield Condors (1-2-0-0), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, led 2-0 after one period of play, but could not sustain the first period dominance and fell 4-2 to the Stockton Thunder (2-1-0-0) on Sunday afternoon at Stockton Arena.

D Graeme Craig opened the scoring with his first as a pro.

  • CONDORS GOAL: D Graeme Craig (1) scored his first as a pro on a deflected point shot from the left point. Assists: Schaber, Lessard; Time of goal: 3:39; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Francis Verreault-Paul (2) scored off a rebound in tight. Assists: Pageau, Time of goal: 11:18; BAK leads, 2-0
  • D Gabriel Verpaelst (Hunt) and LW Jordan Kremyr (Constant) each picked up fighting majors in the period.
  • Shots: BAK – 14 | STK – 11
  • Stockton goal: F Robin Soudek (2) notched his second in as many nights off a face-off play. Assists: Henry, Sivak; Time of goal: 7:53; BAK leads, 2-1
  • Stockton goal: F Tyler Shattock (1) finished off a rebound at the top of the crease. Assists: Boutin, MacLellan; Time of goal: 12:40; Game tied, 2-2
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | STK – 13
  • Stockton goal: C Tyler Maxwell (1) sniped past the blocker of G Ty Rimmer from the slot. Assists: Hayes, Stebner; Time of goal: 7:28; STK leads, 3-2
  • Stockton goal: LW Peter Sivak (1) gave the Thunder insurance and sealed the win with a shot past Rimmer from the slot. Assist: Soudek; Time of goal: 14:36; STK leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | STK – 4
BAK: Rimmer (1-2; 28/24)
STK: Owen (1-1; 31/29)
  • Three Stars: 1. Maxwell (STK), 2. Sivak (STK) 3. Shattock (STK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 30 | STK – 28
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/5 | STK – 0/2
  • RW Jonathan Lessard had a goal disallowed early in the 2nd period after it was deemed he batted it in with a high stick.
  • D Graeme Craig (1g-2a) and D Nick Pageau (0g-3a) each have three-game point streaks to start the season
  • Scratches: LW Josh Winquist, C Josh Currie, D Colin Joe, RW Mitch Holmberg
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