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.
- 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