Condors stun Aces in a shootout, 4-3

ANCHORAGE- The Bakersfield Condors (15-12-1-2, 33pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, erased a two-goal third period deficit in the final five minutes and stunned the Alaska Aces (12-13-0-1, 25pts), 4-3, in a shootout on Saturday night at Sullivan Arena.
LW Kellen Jones had a multi-point night (1g-1a) and RW Brendan Brooks tied the game with 1:10 to go in the third period.
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Connor Jones (10) followed up a shot from the slot and deflected ithome in the opening minute. Assists: Pageau, K. Jones; Time of goal: 26 seconds; BAK leads, 1-0
  • ACES GOAL: F Tim Coffman (3) stopped a shot at the top of the crease and changed its direction past G Frans Tuohimaa. Assists: Baldwin, Molle; Time of goal: 3:27; Game tied, 1-1
  • ACES GOAL: Coffman (4) got his second off a wrist shot from the high slot. Assists: Bussieres, Syvret; Time of goal: 14:58; AK leads, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 13
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 5
  • ACES GOAL: F Olivier Archambault (16) on a breakaway beat G Frans Tuohimaa. Unassisted; Time of goal; 13:05; AK Leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kellen Jones (7) scooped home a loose rebound. Assists: Verpaelst, Sylvestre; Time of goal: 14:10; AK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Brendan Brooks (7) found the back of the net with the extra attacker. Assists: Marciano, Schaber; Time of goal: 18:50; GAME TIED, 3-3
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | AK -8
  • Condors kill off a four-minute power play in overtime.
  • G Frans Tuohimaa stops all five shootout shots
  • RW Sebastien Sylvestre scores the lone shootout goal in the fourth round.
BAK: Tuohimaa (29/26; 5/5; 7-4-2)
AK: Lundstrom (30/27; 4/3 10-10-1)


  • Three Stars:  1. Sylvestre (BAK) 2. Coffman (AK) 3. Brooks (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 31 | AK -29
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/3 | AK – 0/3
  • The Condors are now 5-3-0 against the Aces this season
  • Bakersfield improves to 3-2 in shootouts
  • Brooks’ goal was the third extra attacker goal this season
  • D Graeme Craig fought in the first period; his first fight as a Condor
  • Scratches: F Nick MacNeil, F Sean Menton, D Corey Fienhage
They Condors are back home home after the holidays for four straight and eight of their next 10 games. The Condors return to Rabobank Arena for two straight games after Christmas.

Friday, Dec. 26 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)

  • Laptop Giveaway – everyone has the chance to win one of 10 HP Chromebook 14 laptops to be given away (sponsored by My45, La Caliente 96.9 and XIT Solutions)

Saturday, Dec. 27 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)

  • The Hobbit Jersey Off Our Backs Raffle and Auction – the Condors will wear special Hobbit-themed jerseys, adorned with hobbits, dragons, fire and more! (sponsored by Eyewitness News)
  • Everyone has the chance to win one of five to be given away for free, we will auction off the rest for charity
  • 2-for-1 admission – bring your Maya Cinemas ticket stub from a showing of the new Hobbit movie and get 2-for-1 admission

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