Condors fall late in SJ, 3-2

SAN JOSE – The Bakersfield Condors (25-22-3-2; 55pts; .530) fell late, 3-2, to the San Jose Barracuda (25-19-6-3; 59pts; .557) on Sunday afternoon at SAP Center. Bakersfield is home on Tuesday night against San Diego.
AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS: Khaira Shorthanded Goal
Media: Box Score


  • BARRACUDA GOAL: RW Petter Emanuelsson (7th) forced a turnover and snapped a shot from the high slot. Unassisted; Time of goal: 7:10; SJ leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Mitch Moroz (3rd) had a shot bounce off his leg and past G Joel Rumpel. Assist: Simpson; Time of goal: 11:44; Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK: 10 | SJ – 14
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: Emanuelsson (8th) from the slot. Assists: Carpenter, Young; Time of goal: 8:47; SJ leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Jujhar Khaira (9th) won a race to a loose puck and backhanded a shot past Rumpel shorthanded; Unassisted; Time of goal: 11:21; Game tied, 2-2
  • Shots: BAK: 12 | SJ – 12
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: LW John McCarthy (12th) backhanded a shot off the rush from the bottom of the right-wing circle. Assists: Parkes, Stollery; SJ leads, 3-2
  • LW Jeremy Morin added the empty-net goal late: SJ leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK: 4 | SJ – 9


Three Stars: 1. McCarthy (SJ) 2. Emanuelsson (SJ) 3. Rumpel (SJ)
Final Shots: BAK: – 26 | SJ – 34
Power plays: BAK: – 0/5 | SJ – 0/8
BAK – Laurikainen (4-7-1; 33/30)
SJ – Rumpel (1-0-0; 26/24)
– Khaira’s goal was the 9th shorthanded goal of the season for Bakersfield and the fourth against San Jose
– Bakersfield finishes 4-1-1 in San Jose and is 5-3-1-1 against the Barracuda overall with two meetings left.
– RW Kale Kessy fought for the 4th time this season in the first period with D Gus Young
– Scratches: Betker, McRae, Platzer, Roy
– Attendance: 4,051
Bright House Networks is buying your tickets – March 8
The Condors return home for Bright House Networks Family Night, Tuesday, Mar. 8 against San Diego. Get up to four complimentary tickets to the game by presenting your Bright House cable bill at the box office. Also, enjoy half-priced beer through the end of the 1st intermission, courtesy of Bud Light, and scarf down $1.50 hot dogs all night long. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).