Condors trample Texas 5-0 for fourth straight win

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (23-20-5-1; .531) won their fourth straight game with a 5-0 shutout victory over the Texas Stars (24-26-1-2; .481) Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena. C Josh Currie picked up his first career hat trick, and G Nick Ellis earned his first professional shutout. The Condors are currently in the fourth playoff spot in the Pacific Division.

Boxscore | Highlights

  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Joey LaLeggia (14th) slammed the puck in from the top of the crease on a power play; Assists: Lander, Beck; Time of goal: 15:51; BAK leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 13 | TEX – 9

  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (11th) rocketed a shot past the glove of G Justin Peters on the man advantage; Assists: Reinhart, Russell; Time of goal: 8:18; BAK leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 12 | TEX – 10


  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Patrick Russell (5th) redirected a point shot into the net while on a power play; Assists: Fayne, Currie; Time of goal: 8:05; BAK leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (12th) knocked one home from above the crease; Assists: Reinhart, Fayne; Time of goal: 10:43; BAK leads, 4-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (13th) tucked one past the stick of G Justin Peters from behind the net; Assists: Beck, Oesterle; Time of goal: 18:06; BAK leads, 5-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 7 | TEX – 9
  • THREE STARS: 1. Ellis (BAK), 2. Currie (BAK), 3. Russell (BAK)
  • SHOTS: BAK – 32 | TEX – 28
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 3/4 | TEX- 0/2
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Ellis (11-9-2; 28/28) | TEX – Peters (9-12-0; 32/27)
  • Condors extended their win streak to four games tonight.
  • C Anton Lander extended his point streak to five games (3g-6a). He also leads the AHL in points per game with 1.65.
  • C Josh Currie, RW Taylor Beck, RW Patrick Russell, D Mark Fayne, and D Griffin Reinhart all had multi-point games tonight.
  • G Nick Ellis earned his first professional shutout tonight, as well as winning his fourth straight game between the pipes.
  • Tonight marked head coach Gerry Fleming’s 400th career win.
  • Scratches: Samuelsson, Hamilton, Platzer, Rechlicz, Christoffer, Aneloski
  • Attendance: 3,034
Friday March 10th, fans can purchase up to two stylish, cool Condors caps for just $5 each! Brought to you by Eyewitness News and Hits 93.1 FM. Saturday March 11th, the first 2,000 fans five and older will receive a full set of Condors Team Trading Cards. Additionally, the Condors will play in the Outdoor Classic Specialty jerseys with a post-game jersey auction. Presented by 23 ABC.