Bakersfield, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, ECHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, have sent Qualifying Offers to seven players from the 2010-11 squad. Four forwards and three defensemen have received qualifying offers from the Condors.
Each team was entitled to reserve the rights to a maximum of eight qualified players. Of the eight qualified players, no more than four could be veterans (260 regular season professional hockey games played as of the start of the upcoming 2011-12 season). Players on open qualifying offers cannot be traded.
RW J.D. Corbin
RW Erick Lizon
F Jonathan Parker
RW Bobby Robins
D Erik Burgdoerfer
D Jay Cascalenda
D Tyler Gotto
The qualifying offer must remain open for acceptance until Aug. 1 at which time the qualifying offer becomes null and void and the team may sign the qualified player to any salary or may elect to take no further action. Teams that extend a valid qualifying offer to a non-veteran player shall retain the rights to that qualified player for one playing season.
The Condors did not issue a Qualifying Offer to any veteran players.
Celebrate the Fourth with BOGO Ticket Packs!
Support the Condors Booster Club Firework stand this weekend! Any fan who buys fireworks from the Condors Booster Club will have the opportunity for Buy One Get One Free “Pick 6 Packs”. The Pick 6 plan allows fans to choose which games they want to attend while securing great seats and avoiding ticket lines. The stand is located at the corner of Stockdale Hwy and California Ave and will be open from July 1 through July 4.
The Condors home opener is just 106 days away, when the ECHL’s brand new team, the Colorado Eagles, come to town. Game time is 7 p.m. Ticket packages for the 2011-12 season are now on sale, starting at just $48. The Condors will battle the rival Stockton Thunder in Bakersfield in preseason action on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. Visit www.BakersfieldCondors.com or call 324-PUCK(7825) for more information.
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