Condors rough up the Gulls, 4-1

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The line of Andrew Miller-Ryan Hamilton-Matt Ford combined for three goals and nine points to lead the Bakersfield Condors (13-11-2-1, .537) to a 4-1 win over the San Diego Gulls (15-11-0-1, .574) Sunday evening at Rabobank Arena. Ford’s goal early in the second stanza launched the Sock Toss, which collected approximately 8,000 pieces of undergarments for local charities.
Post-game: Box Score | Video: Highlights


  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK: 6 | SD: 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Matthew Ford (13th) lit the lamp for the team’s third annual Sock Toss Sunday goal with thousands of undergarments hitting the ice for charity. Assists: Hamilton, Miller; Time of goal: 18:06; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (8th) slipped home another tally less than a minute later. Assists: Miller, Reinhart; Time of goal: 19:02; BAK leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK: 11 | SD – 11
  • SAN DIEGO GOAL: LW Bryce Van Brabant was credited with a goal after a Condors player knocked it into his own net. Assists: Montour, Noeson; Time of goal: 3:26; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: D David Musil finished off a 3-on-2 rush with a wrist shot from the slot. Assists: Ford, Hamilton; Time of goal: 10:34; BAK leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Andrew Miller (7th) rifled home a power play goal from the left circle. Assists: LaLeggia, Ford; Time of goal: 13:03; BAK leads, 4-1
  • FIGHT: A line brawl erupted with 28 seconds left in the game, resulting in 42 minutes in penalties. 74 minutes in penalties were handed out in the final minute of the game.
  • Shots: BAK: 8 | SD – 9
Three Stars: 1. Ford (BAK), 2. Hamilton (BAK), 3. Miller (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: 25 | SD – 28
Power plays: BAK: 1/7 | SD – 0/5
BAK – Brossoit (10-4-2; 28/27)
SD – Hackett (4-4-0; 25/21)
– Ford extended his point streak to five games with 1g-2a tonight (4g-3a)
– The home team has won all six games of the season series
– The Condors have killed off 34 of their last 35 opponent power plays over the last eight games

– This was the second-most penalized game of the season for the Condors, with the teams combining for 115 minutes
– Scratches: McRae (inj.), Winquist (inj.), Jones (inj.), Pitlick (inj.), Scrivens, Yakimov
– Attendance: 4,233

Join the Condors on Tuesday, Dec. 29 starting at 5:30 for a special members-only wine tasting event with the team at the Petroleum Club of Bakersfield. Enjoy some great wines and great company, for just $10! Please note, this event is open to Condors ticket members only, and the Petroleum Club has a strict dress code. Click here for more information or to reserve your spot.

Join the Condors at Golden West Casino for a charity poker tournament, coming up on Tuesday, Jan. 12. For just $65, participants get a prime rib/chicken dinner, pre-tournament mixer and each of the 10 tables will have a Condors player/representative. Cash prizes will be awarded, plus bounties for knocking out a Condor! The tournament will benefit the Condors Foundation, a 501(c)3, so your entry fee is also tax deductible.