Condors tripped up in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – The Bakersfield Condors (30-28-2-3, 65pts) ran out of gas in the third game on the weekend and dropped a 4-1 decision to the Las Vegas Wranglers (17-38-4-3, 41pts) on Sunday afternoon at Orleans Arena. Bakersfield played two men short and with just one healthy netminder.
1st Period
  • Las Vegas goal: F John Armstrong on a breakaway, backhanded a shot under the crossbar. Time of goal: 4:23;Wranglers lead, 1-0
  • Las Vegas goal: F Chad Nehring poked home a loose rebound at the top of the crease. Time of goal: 12:26;Wranglers lead, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | LV – 10

2nd Period

  • CONDORS goal: F Nick MacNeil (2nd) at the top of the powered home a feed from the behind the net. Assists: Knackstedt, Heywood; Time of goal: 1:23; Wranglers lead, 2-1
  • Las Vegas goal: F Adam Huxley deposited a loose rebound for his eighth of the season. Time of goal: 16:23; Wranglers lead, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 13 | LV – 13
3rd Period
  • Las Vegas goal: F Shawn Skelly on a shot from the point. Time of goal: 13:27; Wranglers lead, 4-1
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | LV – 9

W: Fullerton (11-18-4-2; 35/34)

L: Pickard (5-9-0-0, 32/28)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Fullerton (LV) 2. Armstrong (LV) 3. May (LV)
  • Final shots: BAK – 35  | LV – 32
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/1  | LV – 0/1
  • The Condors are now 7-3-0-0 against Las Vegas this season
  • LW Chris Collins has 10 points (5g-5a) in 10 games against Las Vegas this season to lead the team in the series
  • F Jordan Knackstedt (1g-4a) extended his point streak to five games
  • Scratches: Pageau (21-IR), Bennett (21-IR), Cunningham, Gawryletz, Watson, Bunz



Tuesday, Mar. 25 – Blood Drive Night/High School-College ID Night/2-for-Tuesday
  • Condors vs. Alaska Aces
  • $1 admission with a voucher for donating blood to Houchin Blood Bank during the month of March, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9
  • High School/College ID Night – get in for just $1 by showing your student ID at the box office
  • 2-for-Tuesday – get a combo meal at Carl’s Jr. and receive a voucher granting 2-for-1 admission to the game.
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

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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