Place: Dignity Health Home Ice at Rabobank Arena
Webcast: America One, www.americaonesports.com
The Bakersfield Condors cap off a three-in-three weekend againstStockton, their third opponent of the weekend. It is the second meeting of nine on the season between the two Highway 99 rivals with Stockton holding the early series lead after knocking off Bakersfield, 5-4, on October 25. The Thunder quickly return after today for an early start on Thursday in Condorstown at 10:30 a.m.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield ended an eight-game winless skid with a 2-1 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers last night at Rabobank Arena. The Condors raced out a to 2-0 lead after the opening 20 minutes thanks to tallies from C Joel Broda and RW Jordan Knackstedt. A late power-play goal from the Wranglers made things interesting, but 20 stops from G Andy Chiodo held up for the victory.
Stockton had last night off after splitting a Wednesday-Friday series in Loveland against the Eagles. After dropping Wednesday’s contest, the Thunder responded with a 3-2 overtime win on Friday. F Andrew Clark notched the game-winner at 2:20 of the extra session and made a winner of G Brian Foster who made 36 saves.
Broda played his first game of the season last night after returning from Oklahoma City. He had 30 points (17g-13a) in 32 games back in 2010-11 for Bakersfield.. LW Spencer Bennett picked up an assist last night in his Condors debut… A pair of Condors, D Nick Pageau and D Joey Leach, each earned their first pro point with assists last night… F Brett Lyon squared off with Vegas F Adam Huxley for his second fighting major of the season (team’s 6th)… Bakersfield does not play a game outside of California until December 6 in Las Vegas.
G Chet Pickard assigned by Oklahoma City (AHL)
F Spencer Bennett signed
G Paul Karpowich released
11/8 – D Blake Kessel traded to Orlando for future considerations
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