Condors unleash the offense in 6-4 win over the Gulls

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (9-9-0-1, .500) raced out to a 5-1 lead against the San Diego Gulls (11-8-0-1, .575) and held on for a 6-4 Friday night at Rabobank Arena. Eleven different Condors recorded at least one point in the victory.
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Dillon Simpson (1st) shot from the left point on a delayed penalty call. Assists: Yakimov, Miller; Time of goal: 1:19; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Anton Slepyshev (3rd) from the bottom of the left circle on the power play. Assists: Ford, Nikitin; Time of goal: 7:30; BAK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Greg Chase (1st) on a shot from the top of the slot. Assist: Nikitin; Time of goal: 17:04; BAK leads, 3-0
  • SAN DIEGO GOAL: LW Nick Kerdiles (6th) chipped in a rebound on the power play. Assists: Theodore, Montour; Time of goal: 18:48; BAK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 10; SD – 14
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (1st) fired it in from the right circle off a Gulls turnover behind the net. Assist: Chase, LaLeggia; Time of goal: 3:17; BAK leads, 4-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kale Kessy (4th) on a redirection from the top of the crease. Assists: Currie, Oesterle; Time of goal: 8:29; BAK leads, 5-1
  • The Gulls pulled their starting goaltender (Ryan Faragher) with 6:28 to go in the period.
  • Shots: BAK – 14; SD – 11
  • SAN DIEGO GOAL: D Shea Theodore (3rd) scored a power play goal. Assists: Laganiere, Sgarbossa; Time of goal: 6:11; BAK leads 5-2
  • SAN DIEGO GOAL: C Anton Laganiere (6th). Assists: Megna; Time of goal: 11:59; BAK leads 5-3
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Andrew Miller (5th) into the empty net. Unassisted; Time of goal: 18:52; BAK leads 6-3
  • SAN DIEGO GOAL: C Joseph Cramarossa (5th) added a late tally. Unassisted; Time of goal: 19:34; BAK leads 6-4
  • Shots: BAK – 8; SD – 20
Three stars: 1. Currie (BAK) 2. Chase (BAK) 3. Slepyshev (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK – 32 | SD – 45
Power plays: BAK – 1/3 | SD – 2/4
BAK – Brossoit (33/30, 8-4-1)
SD – Faragher (33:32; 20/15; 1-1-0)
Lerg (25:10; 11/11)
– D Nikita Nikitin extended his point streak to four games with a pair of assists. He has (1g-4a) in the streak.
– D Griffin Reinhart made his Condors debut after being reassigned by Edmonton last weekend.
– C Josh Currie, had a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” with a goal, an assist and a fight. The goal was his first career AHL tally.
– RW Kale Kessy turned 23 years old today, adding a goal on his birthday
– 11 different players recorded a point, including four players with multi-point games.
– Scratches: Pitlick (inj.), McRae (inj.), Moroz (inj.) Winquist (inj.), Jones (inj.), Loiseau, Gernat
– Attendance: 4,733
$5 FRENZY – KNIT CAPS – Friday, Dec. 11
The Condors are back to host the San Diego Gulls a week from tonight, on Friday, Dec. 11 for $5 Frenzy Night, sponsored by Eyewitness News, 98.5 The Fox and “I Am The Oil Industry”. Fans can get a Condors knit cap for just $5 (limit 4). Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7.