Condors rally comes up just short against Idaho

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (22-25-2-4, 50pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, pounded the Idaho Steelheads (34-16-1-3, 72pts) net with 42 shots, and scored a pair of third period goals to mount a late rally, but fell 5-4 at Rabobank Arena Friday night.


  • IDAHO GOAL: F Ludwig Karlsson wrist shot from the right circle at 3:37; IDH leads, 1-0
  • Fight: BAK C Josh Currie v. IDH D Drew Baker at 8:19
  • Shots: BAK – 7 | IDH – 11


  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Jordan Kremyr (11th) at (Judson, Nutkevitch assists) at 7:26; tied 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Jonathan Lessard (13th) deflection in front of the net (Ludwig, MacNeil assists) on the power play at 14:26; BAK leads 2-1
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Brett Robinson redirection from in front of the net on a 5-on-3 power play at 16:47; tied 2-2
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Colton Beck wrist shot from the slot at 19:14; IDH leads 3-2
  • IDAHO GOAL: F Gaelen Patterson shot from the left circle sneaks through Tuohimaa with .7 seconds left in the period; IDH leads 4-2
  •  Shots: BAK – 21 | IDH – 15


  • IDAHO GOAL: F Rob Linsmayer slipped a pass across the low slot that was deflected home at 6:04; IDH leads 5-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Nick Zappia (2nd) chipped in a centering feed (Block, Aliu assists) at 12:42; IDH leads 5-3
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Sebastien Sylvestre (18th) from the slot on a rebound (Block, Aliu assists) with an extra attacker on and the goaltender pulled at 16:47; IDH leads 5-4
  • Shots: BAK – 14 | IDH – 6


BAK: Tuohimaa (11-13-1-2; 29/24)
Lagace (no decision; 3/3)
IDH: Kiviaho (7-5-1-0; 42/38)

  • Three Stars: 1. Linsmayer (IDH); 2. Lessard (BAK); 3. Aliu (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 42 | IDH – 32
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/4  | IDH – 1/6
  • F Nick Zappia scored for the 2nd straight game, giving
  • F Austin Block made his Condors debut tonight and picked up two third period assists
  • LW Jordan Kremyr has a point in three straight games (2g-1a)
  • The Condors had a season-high 21 shots on goal in the 2nd period
  • G Maxime Lagace replaced G Frans Tuohimaa at 6:04 of the third period
  • Scratches: D Ben Lindemulder, G Ty Rimmer, F Gabriel Levesque, F Ryan Watson


BOBBLEHEAD GIVEAWAY – Saturday, Feb.28, 7 p.m. vs. Idaho Steelheads

  • The first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get a bobblehead of Condors rookie F Kellen Jones
  • Sponsored by Eyewitness News, KLLY 95.3 and American Business Machines
  • Camelot Park Kids Club Night – all kids club members get free admission with their membership

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE ID NIGHT – Monday, Mar. 2, 7 p.m. vs. Alaska Aces

  • All high school and college students can purchase a lower level ticket for just $1
  • Sponsored by The Groove 99.3



Returning season ticket holders can take advantage of early enrollment in the brand new AHL Condors Membership. Enrolling by March 15 for 2015-16 will freeze your full or monthly installment price for the next THREE seasons, plus many other great benefits, including free parking! Contact the Condors at 324-PUCK (7825) for more information.