ONTARIO, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (20-17-1-0, 41pts) fell 1-0 the Ontario Reign (13-22-0-2, 27pts) in front of 4,627 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena Wednesday Night.
Neither team was able to score in the first period, although the Reign hit the right goal post while on the power play early in the period. Ontario broke open the scoring just 47 seconds into the middle frame, when C Michael Pelech capitalized on a wrap around. Ontario held the 1-0 lead into the third period.
The Condors had a few chances to even the score in the third, but were shut down by G Beau Erickson, as the Condors fell 1-0 to the Reign. Condors G Brian Stewart made 24 saves in the loss.
LW Guillaume Lefebvre played in his first game as a Condor… LW Brad Snetsinger played in his first game since completing a two game ECHL suspension… F Bobby Robins served the second game of a four game ECHL suspension… Power plays: BAK: 0/4, ONT: 0/5… Three Stars: 1. B. Erickson (ONT); 2. M. Pelech (ONT); 3. C. Johnson (ONT).
The Condors head to Vegas for three-in-three this weekend. They return home to host the ECHL All-Star Classic on Wednesday, Jan. 26, when they take on a team of ECHL All-Stars.
Tickets for the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic are on sale now. Mini plans are available as well; visit www.echlallstarclassic.com for further details on the event. Call the Condors office at 324-PUCK (7825) or go online to www.bakersfieldcondors.com for more information.
Individual Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena Box Office. Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, with extended hours on game and event days. You can also call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or visit them online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket packages start at just $31.