Condors rally for 4-3 shootout win over Ontario

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (5-3-0-0, 10pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, rallied from two goals down to take a 4-3 shootout victory over the Ontario Reign (3-3-0-1, 7pts) in front of 4,817 fans Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. Bakersfield is in 2nd place in the Western Division, two points behind Idaho. LW Kellen Jones had two assists in regulation and the game-winner in the shootout. 

  • ONTARIO GOAL: F Maxim Kitsyn with a shot inside the left post at 1:22 (pp); ONT leads 1-0
  • ONTARIO GOAL: F Matt White on a shorthanded breakaway at 9:05 (sh); ONT leads 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C C. Jones banged in his own rebound (K. Jones, Winquist assists) at 14:45; ONT leads, 2-1
  • Condors had a goal disallowed in the final minute of the period
  • Shots: BAK – 16 | ONT – 7
  • ONTARIO GOAL: White with his 2nd of the night from the left circle at 7:19; ONT leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Jordan Kremyr chipped home a centering feed (Sylvestre, MacNeil assists) at 18:37; ONT leads, 3-2
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | ONT – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Francis Verreault-Paul (4th) with a one-timer blast from the top of the left circle (Winquist, K. Jones assist) at 5:28 (pp); tied 3-3
  • Shots: BAK – 6 | ONT – 8

  • No scoring in overtime 
  • Condors scorers: Winquist, K. Jones
  • Ontario scorer: Walker
BAK: Rimmer (27/24, 6/5, 4-3-0-0)
ONT: Olkinuora (34/31, 6/4, 1-1-0-1)

  • Three Stars: 1. K. Jones (BAK), 2. Verreault-Paul (BAK), 3. Winquist (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 35 | ONT – 27
  • Power Plays: BAK – 2/7 | ONT – 1/2
  • This was the first overtime game of the season for the Condors
  • LW Josh Winquist has at least a point in all five games he has played this season (3g-6a)
  • The Condors are 10-1-1-1 in their last 13 against the Reign, dating back to last season
  • D Brendon Nash made his Condors debut tonight. He went +1 with 2 shots.
  • Scratches: F Dan DeLisle, D Colin Joe, RW Jonathan Lessard, D Corey Fienhage, RW Jim McKenzie
  • For football giveaway, the 49ers were declared the Official Football Team of Condorstown (for the 2nd straight year) being the most requested football by fans coming to the game.

The Condors are on the road in Ontario and Alaska for the next five games, but return in two weeks for a weekend set against Idaho that features two big promotions.

Friday, Nov. 14 is Star Wars Night, sponsored by My 45 and 98.5 The Fox. Meet characters from the movies as members of the Rebellion and the Galactic Empire invade Rabobank Arena. On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Condors will don their much-publicized Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and American Business Machines. The jerseys will be auctioned off for M.A.R.E. after the game and five will be given away that night.

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