Condors gobble up Stockton in 5-2 win

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (9-8-1-1, 20pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, took care of the Stockton Thunder (7-11-0-0, 14pts), in a Thanksgiving Eve showdown on Wedneday night at Stockton Arena.
RW Josh Winquist picked up three points (1g-2a) and is now tied for 2nd in the ECHL in scoring with 19 points (5g-14a).
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 6 | STK – 4
  • THUNDER GOAL: F Tyler Maxwell (7) tapped home a loose puck at the side of theCondors net. Assist: Sivak, MacLellan; Time of goal: 56 seconds; STK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Nick MacNeil (2) scooped a loose rebound past G Shane Owen. Assists: Sylvestre, Nash; Time of goal: 7:34; GAME TIED, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Brendan Brooks (1) on the power play blasted a one-timer from the top of the left-wing circle. Assists: Winquist, Schaber; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Chase Schaber (6) slotted a rebound on the power play from the right-wing circle. Assists: Winquist, K. Jones; Time of goal: 17:45; BAK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | STK – 7
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Winquist (5) blistered a slap shot from the right-wing circle. Assist: K. Jones; Time of goal: 6:42; BAK leads, 4-1
  • THUNDER GOAL: F Roberts Lipsbergs (1) finished off a 3-on-2 rush on a rebound from the bottom of the left-wing circle. Assists: Levi, Boutin; Time of goal: 13:10; BAK leads, 4-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: Empty-net goal for LW Jonathan Lessard (5). BAK leads, 5-2
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | STK – 10


BAK: Tuohimaa (22/20; 2-3-1)
STK: Owen (26/22; 5-7-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. Winquist (BAK) 2. Schaber (BAK) 3. Lipsbergs (STK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 27 | STK – 22
  • Power Plays: BAK – 2/3 | STK – 3/5
  • Bakersfield has the top three rookies in ECHL scoring, led by Winquist (5g-14a), C. Jones (6g-11a), and K. Jones (5g-13a)
  • Bakersfield has scored six power-play goals in their last three games.
  • The Condors played with nine forwards and seven defensemen tonight
  • Scratches: RW Francis Verreault-Paul, LW Jordan Kremyr
The Condors front office is closed on Thursday in observance of Thanksgiving and will re-open on Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Condors return to Dignity Health Home Ice Thanksgiving weekend for Teddy Bear Toss. On Saturday, Nov. 29 fans are asked to bring a new or gently used stuffed animal and when the Condors score their first goal of the game, throw them onto the ice. Teddy Bear Toss is sponsored by Eyewitness News, KERN 1180 and Three-Way Chevrolet-Cadillac.
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