Condors roll over Idaho, 5-1

BOISE – The Bakersfield Condors (11-9-1-2, 25pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, ran away from the Idaho Steelheads (13-8-1-1, 28pts), 5-1, on Saturday night at CenturyLink Arena.
Four Condors, RW Sebastien Sylvestre (1g-2a), RW Jonathan Lessard (2g), LW Kellen Jones (0g-2a), and C Connor Jones (1g-1a) each recorded multi-point nights for Bakersfield.
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 11| IDH – 5
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Gabriel Verpaelst (1) took a slap shot from the right point that found its way through traffic and into the cage. Assist: Sylvestre Time of goal: 35 seconds; BAK leads, 1-0
  • STEELHEADS GOAL: F David de Kastrozza (9) wrist shot from the slot. Assist: Patterson; Time of goal: 4:38; GAME TIED, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Jonathan Lessard (7) from the right-wing circle off of a turnover went bar down. Assists: K. Jones, C. Jones; Time of goal: 11:14; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Connor Jones (8) backhand deke through the legs of G Henri Kiviaho shorthanded. Assist: K. Jones; Time of goal: 18:34; BAK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 11 | IDH – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: Lessard (8) wrist shot from the slot off a rebound. Assists: Sylvestre, Pageau; Time of goal: 17:44; BAK leads, 4-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Sebastien Sylvestre (5) backhand shot through the five-hole. Assist: Narbonne; Time of goal: 19:51; BAK leads, 5-1
  • Shots: BAK – 7 | IDH – 6
BAK: Tuohimaa (20/19; 4-3-2)
IDH: Kiviaho (28/23; 3-3-1)


  • Three Stars (from Ryan Holt): 1. Tuohimaa (BAK) 2. Sylvestre (BAK) 3. Lessard (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 0/5 | IDH – 0/4
  • Power Plays: BAK – 28 | IDH – 20
  • C Connor Jones now leads rookies in scoring with 23 points (8g-15a)
  • The shorthanded goal was the third of the season for the Condors
  • D Gabriel Verpaelst became the 6th Condor to score his first pro goal this season
  • F Sebastien Sylvestre (1g-2a) had a two-point night
  • This was the first game in six meetings not decided by one-goal. (1-2-1-2)
  • Scratches: D Joe Marciano; In AHL: LW Josh Winquist
Thursday, Dec. 11 vs. Ontario Reign – $5 Margaritas/$1 sodas/Toy Drive sponsored by La Preciosa 105.3, R&D Leather Furniture, and Carl’s Jr.
Saturday, Dec. 13 vs. Utah Grizzlies – Knit Cap Giveaway for the first 2,000 fans 17 and under, sponsored by 106.1 KRAB and Three Way Chevrolet-Cadillac
Sunday, Dec. 14 vs. Utah Grizzlies – Skate with the Condors (free for everyone in attendance), sponsored by KLLY 95.3
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