Condors home winning streak ends against Grizzlies

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Utah Grizzlies (19-16-3-4, 45pts) erased a 2-1 deficit with four unanswered tallies en route to a 5-2 win over the Bakersfield Condors (17-19-1-3, 38pts) Friday evening at Rabobank Arena.

Box Score | Post-game Troy Mann

 1st Period

  • Utah goal: F Danick Paquette at 7:48; UTA leads 1-0
  • CONDORS goal: F Michael Neal on a rebound from the front of the net (Thurber, Collins assist) at 12:39; tied 1-1
  • CONDORS goal: C Matt Thurber (5th) wrist shot from the left circle (Knackstedt, Neal assist) at 18:24; BAK leads 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | UTA – 6

2nd Period

  • Utah goal: F Jamie MacQueen (Lee, Paquette assist) unassisted at 2:19; tied, 2-2
  • Utah goal: F Michael Pelech with his 8th of the year at 6:05; UTA leads 3-2
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | UTA – 7
3rd Period
  • Utah goal: Ex-Condors F Mathieu Aubin with his 9th of the season (MacQueen assist) at 9:21; UTA leads 4-2
  • Utah goal: Aubin with his second of the game (empty net) at 19:33; UTA leads 5-2
  • Shots: BAK – 3 | UTA – 7
W: Dell (13-3-0-1; 19/17)
L: Pickard (3-6-0-0; 19/15)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Aubin (UTA); 2. Thurber (BAK); 3. Pelech (UTA)
  • Final shots: BAK – 19 | UTA – 20
  • Power plays: BAK – 1/6 | UTA – 1/4
  • C Joel Broda’s 7-game point streak came to an end
  • Thurber (2g-3a) has a 4-game point streak and was 2nd star for the second straight game
  • The Condors have only given up four goals in regulation twice in their last 24 games.
  • Scratches: Pageau, Bennett, Gawryletz, Hopfner, Watson

Saturday, Feb. 1 vs. Utah Grizzlies

  • Lakers v. Clippers Basketball Giveaway – first 2,000 fans, 17 & under, will get their choice. Whichever team runs out first will be declared the fan favorite of Condorstown
  • Sponsored by KERN 1180 AM

The Condors, ever the innovators, are playing a different goal song after every goal at Rabobank Arena. Your song can be next! Facebook us on the team’s official page your suggestions and maybe you’ll get to hear your song at a Condors game!

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