Condors shine in preseason finale, 4-3 over San Francisco

CONDORSTOWN – The Bakersfield Condors (2-0-1 in preseason) capped off their preseason slate with a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Bulls at Rabobank Arena on Sunday afternoon. The line of LW Brett Lutes, C Gary Steffes, and RW Tyler Brenner combined for six points (3g-3a). The Condors finish preseason action unbeaten in regulation.

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Game Recap
First period
  • Teams exchange goals as the Condors are outshot, 12-11.
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Gary Steffes wrist shot from the left-wing circle past G J.P. Anderson. Assist: F Jordan Knackstedt; Time of Goal: 5:35; RESULT: Condors lead, 1-0
  • Bulls Goal: F Jordan Morrison’s shot from the top of the left-wing circle through traffic. Assists: F Darren Rowe, F Kris Belan; Time of Goal: 8:14; RESULT: Game Tied, 1-1
  • Bulls Goal: F Brett Parnham shot deflects off a stick from the right-wing circle. Assists: D Kyle Bigos, F Dale Mitchell; Time of Goal: 10:21; RESULT: Bulls lead, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Brett Lutes knocks home a rebound at the side of the cage. Assists: D Scott Macaulay, F Tyler Brenner; Time of Goal: 11:46; RESULT: Game tied, 2-2
Second Period
  • Two goals and two fights from the Condors left them in front after two periods.
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Nicholas Tremblay wrist-shot past Anderson from the top of the slot after a takeaway. Unassisted. Time of Goal: :40 seconds. RESULT: Condors lead, 3-2
  • Bulls Goal: D Josh Kidd wrist-shot from the blue line through a screen. Assist: Belan; Time of Goal: 12:57; RESULT: Game tied, 3-3
  • FIGHT: D Wes Cunningham and F Luke Judson tangle after Judson jumped Cunningham. Cunningham tackled Judson to the ice. Time of Fight: 15:37
  • CONDORS GOAL: Brenner pokes home a loose puck in the crease. Assists: Steffes, Lutes; Time of Goal: 16:32;RESULT: Condors lead, 4-3
  • FIGHT: Right off the ensuing faceoff, F Greg Burgdoerfer drops F Brett Findlay. Time of Fight: 16:35
Third Period
  • No scoring. CONDORS WIN, 4-3.
W – Tyler Bunz (24/27; 60:00) – 1-0-0
L –  J.P. Anderson (28/32/; 58:31) – 0-2-0
Condors Droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Brenner (BAK), 2. Steffes (BAK), 3. Lutes (BAK)
  • Shots on goal: BAK- 32 ; SF – 27
  • Power plays: BAK- 0/5; SF – 0/5
  • Tremblay played in his first preseason game and scored.
  • Pageau and Ouellette each finished the night with two points.
  • Lines: Collins-Broda-Knackstedt; Tremblay-Schaber-Macaulay; Shupe-Steffes-Brenner; Ouellette-Greiner-Burgdoerfer // Cunningham-Marciano; Macaulay-Burgdoerfer; Sobotka-Bidlevskii
  • Scratches: Morley, Abney, Pageau, Haines, Oakley


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