Late goals lift Colorado over Condors

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (17-16-1-3, 38pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, surrendered three late goals to turn a tie game into a 4-1 loss at the hands of the Colorado Eagles (22-13-0-0, 44pts) Saturday night at Rabobank Arena.
  • EAGLES GOAL: RW Darryl Bootland next to the crease on a redirection at 19:13; COL leads 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | COL – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Gabriel Verpaelst from the slot with a wrist shot (Lindemulder assist) at 2:47; tied 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | COL – 10
  • EAGLES GOAL: F Brock Nixon on a breakaway at 9:09; COL leads 2-1
  • EAGLES GOAL: Bootland fired home his second of the night from the left circle at 17:42; COL leads 3-1
  • EAGLES GOAL: F Nathan Moon (empty net) at 17:55; COL leads 4-1
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | COL – 12
BAK: Rimmer (8-10-1-1; 30/27)
COL: Redmann (1-0-0-0; 28/27)CONDORS DROPPINGS:
  • Three Stars: 1. Bootland (COL) 2. Verpaelst (BAK) 3. Lindemulder (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 28 | COL – 31
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/3 | COL – 0/2
  • D Ben Lindemulder picked up his first professional point with an assist
  • D Graeme Craig returned to the Condors lineup tonight after missing the last five games to injury.
  • D Nick Pageau played forward this evening for the Condors
  • Defensemen have scored three of the four Condors goals over the weekend
  • Scratches: D Corey Feinhage, F Nick MacNeil, RW Jonathan Lessard
The Condors return to action Wednesday night in Ontario (7 p.m.) before returning home to host the Utah Grizzlies over the weekend.
Friday, Jan. 16 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
  • Meet MMA star Daniel Cormier – the recent title contender will meet fans and hang out in the Condors Photo Booth (sponsored by KiX 92.1 and Bud Light)
Saturday, Jan. 17 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
  • Frozen Night – meet the princesses from the movie, hanging out in the Condors Photo Booth (sponsored by My45 and La Preciosa 105.3).
  • A few tickets remain for the meet-and-greet with the princesses prior to the game. Game ticket and dinner plus a chance for photos for just $40. Call 324-PUCK (7825).
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