Condors pour on the offense, 7-3 over Stockton

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (20-18-2-2; .524) blasted home five goals during a seven-minute span in the second period to help them cruise to a 7-3 win over the Stockton Heat (18-19-1-2; .487) Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena.

Media: Box Score

  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK: 18 | STK – 11
  • HEAT GOAL: LW Kenny Agostino (13th) buried a wrist shot on a breakaway. Unassists; Time of goal: 1:23; STK leads 1-0 
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Matt Ford (19th) tucked home a power play tally from the top of the crease. Assists: Miller, Hunt; Time of goal: 2:55; tied 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kale Kessy (7th) wrist shot from the right circle off an odd-man rush. Assists: Gazdic, Nikitin; Time of goal: 3:17; BAK leads 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (14th) deflected home a point shot from the front of the net. Assists: Hunt, Pitlick; Time of goal: 5:09; BAK leads 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Andrew Miller (11th) gathered up a loose puck in the slot and snapped home a wrist shot. Assists: Khaira, Oesterle; Time of goal: 8:58; BAK leads 4-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Joey LaLeggia (7th) slipped home a backhander from between the circles to chase the Stockton netminder. Assists: Hamilton; Time of goal: 9:28; BAK leads 5-1
  • Shots: BAK: 17 | STK – 15
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Marco Roy (5th) deflected in a rebound from the low slot. Assists: Ford, Slepyshev; Time of goal: 2:57; BAK leads 6-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Jujhar Khaira (6th) wrist shot from the top of the right circle. Assists: Oesterle, Miller; Time of goal: 4:17; BAK leads 7-1
  • HEAT GOAL: LW Mason Raymond (1st) on the power play. Assists: Shore; Time of goal: 16:03; BAK leads 7-2
  • HEAT GOAL: C Turner Elson (7th) finished off the scoring on a rebound. Assists: Raymond, Morrison; Time of goal: 19:03 (pp); BAK leads 7-3
  • Shots: BAK: 13 | STK – 17
Three Stars: 1. Miller (BAK), 2. Ford (BAK), 3. Khaira (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: – 48 | STK – 43
Power plays: BAK: – 1/4 | STK – 1/6
BAK – Laurikainen (3-4-0; 43/40)
STK – Poulin (29:28; 6-3-2; 28/23), Ortio (30:32, 20/18)
– The Condors scored five times in 6:33 during their 2nd period surge
– RW Matt Ford extended his point streak to five games with 1g-1a tonight. He has 3g-5a during the streak. He is now tied for 5th in the AHL in goals with 19.
– The Condors have scored six or more goals in three of their last five home games
– Bakersfield improved to 6-4-0-0 against the Heat this season
– 17 of the Condors 18 skaters tonight had at least one shot on goal
– Six different players recorded multi-point games and 13 of the 18 skaters had at least one point
– Scratches: Platzer, Gernat, Winquist, Moroz, Jones
– Attendance: 3,135
$5 Frenzy MLB-Condors Hats and Cereal Bowls Next Weekend
After taking to the road for the next three games, the Condors return home next Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 & 20. Friday night is $5 Frenzy Night, sponsored by Fox Sports 970AM and SC Architect. Get a Condors hat in the colors of your favorite baseball team, the Dodgers, Angels, Giants or A’s, for just $5 while supplies last (hint: the Dodgers hats will probably run out first). On Saturday, the first 2,000 kids 12 and under get a Condors cereal bowl, sponsored by Eyewitness News, 98.5 The Fox and Rabobank. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).