Condors sign veteran d-man Kindle

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors have announced the team has signed D Tyler Kindle to a standard player contract. He is expected in the lineup tonight when the Condors visit the Las Vegas Wranglers. 

The 5’11”, 185-lb. blueliner spent the 2010-11 season in the Central Hockey League with the Quad City Mallards, where he led all d-men in scoring with 27 points (6g, 21a) in just 49 games.

The Portage, MI native is a veteran, having played over 400 games professionally during his eight-year career spent mostly in the ECHL. In the ECHL, the 33-year old has played in 301 games, amassing 51 goals and 122 assists for 173 points.

His best season came in 2007-08 as a member of the Fresno Falcons and teammate of current Condors Head Coach Matt O’Dette. The power play specialist scored 10 goals and added 34 assists for 44 points in 57 games played. In his eight seasons as a pro, Kindle has finished first or second on his club in defensemen scoring five times.To see Kindle’s career stats, click here.

What O’Dette says:
“Tyler is a good puck-moving defenseman that will help our mobility and offense from the back end.”

On the road again; back home Dec. 21

Bakersfield takes on the Las Vegas Wranglers at the Orleans Arena at 7:05 p.m., opening up a two-game series against their rivals from across the desert.

Tune in to all the action on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM,, or through the iheartradio app. In addition, the game will be streamed live through the official pay-per-view provider of the ECHL,

They return to home ice on Wednesday, Dec. 21 against the Colorado Eagles for High School/College ID Night, sponsored by My45 and La Campesina 92.5. Any high school or college student can purchase a lower level ticket for just $1 by presenting your student ID at the box office.

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