CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (17-18-1-4, 39pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, fell 3-2 to the Utah Grizzlies (17-15-4-2, 40pts) Saturday night in front of 5,506 at Rabobank Arena.
- GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Barry Almeida on a rebound on the power play at 4:02; UTA leads 1-0
- CONDORS GOAL: F Sebastien Sylvestre ripped home a wrist shot on the power play (Schaber, Tuohimaa assits) at 14:25; tied 1-1
- Shots: BAK – 9 | UTA – 8
- GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Mathieu Aubin from in front of the net chipped it in at 4:09; UTA leads 2-1
- GRIZZLIES GOAL: Almeida with his second of the night on the power play at 14:05; UTA leads 3-1
- Shots: BAK – 12 | UTA – 10
- CONDORS GOAL: F Michael Colavecchia (6th) with a snap shot from the slot on the power play (Currie, Nash assists) at 9:35; UTA leads 3-2
- Shots: BAK – 13 | UTA – 1
BAK: Tuohimaa (8-7-0-2; 19/16)
UTA: Faragher (10-6-2-0; 34/32)
- Three Stars: 1. Almeida (UTA), 2. Sylvestre (BAK), 3. Faragher (UTA)
- Final shots: BAK – 34 | UTA – 19
- Power Plays: BAK – 2/5 | UTA – 2/6
- F Michael Colavecchia scored his first goal as a Condor. He was acquired from Utah last Sunday.
- G Frans Tuohimaa picked up his first assst on the night
- Four of the five goals scored in the game were power play tallies
- F Sebastien Sylvestre led all players on the night with nine shots on goal
- Bakersfield surrendered just one shot on goal in the third period
- Scratches: F Nick MacNeil, RW Jonathan Lessard; F Gabriel Lavesque, D Ben Lindemulder
NEXT HOME GAMES
The Condors head out to Utah next weekend for a two game set against the Grizzlies on the road. They return to home ice the following week with a pair of goals to cap off the month of January.
Tuesday, Jan. 27 vs. Ontario Reign (7 p.m.)
- Canned Food Collection Night – donate two (2) non-perishable food items and get into the game for just $1 (sponsored by My45 and Sun Solar)
- Food will be donated to Greenfield Family Resource Center
Friday, Jan. 30 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
- Cap Giveaway – the first 2,000 fans 5 and older get their choice of a Condors cap: traditional or a flat-bill (Eyewitness News, 106.1 KRAB Radio and Three-Way Chevrolet-Cadillac).
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