Condors ride PP to 5-2 preseason win over Stockton

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, scored four power play goals in the second period and cruised to a 5-2 win over the Stockton Thunder in preseason action Friday night at Rabobank Arena. Rookie LW Kellen Jones scored twice and four players had multi-point nights in the win.

  • Stockton goal: F Robin Soudek (1) on a shot from the high slot. Assist: Oslanski; Time of  goal: 3:42; Stockton leads, 1-0 
  • Stockton goal: F Jordan Henry (1) off a rebound at the side of the net. Assists: Soudek, Hunt; Time of goal: 6:41; Stockton leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Colin Joe (1) shot from the point. Assists: Schaber, Lemieux; Time of goal: 19:01; Stockton leads, 2-1
  • FIGHT: D Gabriel Verpaelst in a spirited bout with F Ryan Hayes at 19:37
  • Shots: Condors 11-7
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Francis Lemieux (1) knocked home a loose puck in the crease. Assists: Sylvestre, Joe; Time of goal: 4:08; Game tied, 2-2
  • FIGHT: F Sean Little against Hayes. Little received a game misconduct for his jersey coming off at 5:05
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kellen Jones (1) on a snap shot from the bottom of the right-wing circle on the power play. Assists: C. Jones, Craig; Time of goal: 6:32; Condors lead, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: K. Jones (2) shot from the slot off a face-off on the power play. Unassisted. Time of goal: 15:25; Condors lead, 4-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Dan DeLisle (1) blistered a shot from the high slot past G Philippe Trudeau on the power play. Assists: Sylvestre, Pageau; Time of goal: 19:16; Condors lead, 5-2
  • Shots on goal: 23-6
  • No scoring in the period, shots 9-9. 

BAK: Rimmer (22/20)
STK: Trudeau (43/38)
  • Three Stars: 1. K. Jones (BAK); 2. Lemieux (BAK); 3. Joe (BAK) 
  • Final shots: BAK 43 | STK 22
  • Power Plays: BAK 4/7 | STK 0/4
  • K. Jones (2g-0a), D Colin Joe (1g-1a), F Francis Lemieux (1g-1a) and F Sebastien Sylvestre (2a) each recorded multi-point nights.
  • Scratches: D Nick Wheeler, D Greg Brown, LW Josh Winquist, RW Jim McKenzie, F Jordan Lane, F Nick MacNeil, RW Mitch Holmberg
  • The Condors out-shot Stockton in the 2nd period 23-6, while scoring four power play goals
  • Bakersfield d-men combined for 20 shots on goal
  • The Condors travel to Ontario Saturday night to conclude their preseason docket.

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