Condors snag sixth straight, 3-1

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (36-29-2-4, 78pts) won their season-high sixth in a row, 3-1, over the Ontario Reign (44-20-3-4, 95pts) on Saturday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena.
Since Colorado won at home against Alaska, the Condors must win on “Undie Sunday,” tomorrow at 4 p.m. against Las Vegas to claim the fifth seed in the Western Conference.
1st Period
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Ryan Little (5th) slotted home a feed at the top of the crease. Assists: Marciano, Bennett; Time of goal: 5:54; Condors lead, 1-0
  • Ontario goal: C Rocco Carzo walked down the slot and beat G Laurent Brossoit with less than five seconds left in the period. Time of goal: 19:55; Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 4 | ONT – 9

2nd Period

  • CONDORS GOAL: Eight seconds after a potential goal was waived off, D Joe Marciano slapped a shot past G J.P. Anderson. Assists: Steffes, Leach; Time of goal: 3:52;Condors lead, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | ONT – 12
3rd Period
  • CONDORS goal: C Matt Thurber (11th) off a scramble in front of the net, potted a shot off the crossbar and in. Assists: Collins, Knackstedt; Time of goal: 17:41; Condors lead, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 15 | ONT – 10

W: Brossoit (26-9-2-0; 31/30)
L: Anderson (4-9-3-0; 31/29)

Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Marciano (BAK) 2. Brossoit (BAK) 3. Carzo (ONT)
  • Final shots: BAK – 31 | ONT – 31
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/4 | STK – 0/2
  • Bakersfield is 7-1-1-1 in their last 10 games against Ontario
  • The Condors are now 23-1-1-1 when leading after two periods
  • G Laurent Brossoit won for the sixth straight game.
  • D Joe Marciano finished with a goal and an assist, the first multi-point night of his career
  • C Matt Thurber (2g-2a) and LW Chris Collins (2g-2a) each extended their point streaks to three games.
  • Scratches: Pageau (21-IR), Bunz (21-IR), Watson, Gawryletz, Joe



Sunday, April 13 – Undie Sunday
  • Condors vs. Las Vegas Wranglers
  • 4 p.m. start time
  • Bring new (never before used, preferably still in the package) undergarments and throw them on the ice when the Condors score their first goal!
  • The “undies” will be donated to those in need at the Mission at Kern County and the Kern County Network for Children.
  • Boxers, briefs, diapers, bras, ‘long johns’, socks, undershirts and the like, of all sizes, for males and females will all be gladly accepted
  • Sponsored by My45, 1560 AM & 97.7 FM KNZR, Bank of the Sierra
  • This game was scheduled for Dec. 7, which was postponed. For Season Ticket Holders who had the Dec. 7 game in their ticket packet, tickets for this game are available in the Condors front office. For all other fans that still have the Dec. 7 game ticket in hand, turn that ticket into the box office for a ticket to Sunday’s game
  • YP Phone Book Recycling Night – receive 2-for-1 admission by bringing your old phone directory to be recycled.

Tune In:

  • All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (, through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online at “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian can be seen on www.Bakersfield.comWednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

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