Condors vs. Colorado Eagles – TONIGHT

Game Preview: Bakersfield vs. Colorado Eagles
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m., puck drops at 7 p.m.
Place: Mercy & Memorial Hospitals Home Ice at Rabobank Arena
Radio: Fox Sports 970,, iheartradio app
TV: none
Webcast: America One,
Tonight’s game is Guaranteed Win Night – should the Condors not win tonight, fans can use their ticket to the game to exchange it for a ticket to the game on Dec. 26. The promotion will continue in turn until the Condors win on home ice. It’s also High School/College ID Night, sponsored by My 45 and La Campesina 92.5. All high school and college students could get in for just $1 by presenting their student ID at the box office.
The Condors return to home ice against to host the Eagles for the second time this season. Bakersfield is 1-2-0-0 against their newest Western Conference opponent, picking up a 3-1 victory in their home opener.

The Condors dropped three games last week in the conclusion of their road trip, one in Ontario and two in Las Vegas. Two of those games were truly last-second losses, as Bakersfield surrendered the game-winning goal in Wednesday’s 2-1 loss with 4.4 seconds left in regulation. Two nights later, they gave up the game-winner with just 15 seconds left in a 4-3 loss.

The Eagles are in town after a wild game in Las Vegas last night. Colorado raced out to a 6-0 lead before the end of the second period, only to have the Wranglers rattle off four straight to make a game of it. It’s as close as they could get, however, with the Eagles taking a 6-4 victory.

Dee’s hat trick last Friday was the first of the season for Bakersfield… D Tyler Kindle was signed by the Condors last weekend and played two games in Las Vegas. The nine-year pro has appeared in over 300 ECHL games, and is a former Fresno Falcon and Stockton Thunder d-man… G Bryan Pitton is four games away from 100 in his pro career… F Peter Boyd has three goals in three games against Colorado this season.

The Eagles have the top two scorers (F Chad Costello and F Jack Combs) and the top two defensmen scorers (D Jon Landry and D Aaron Schneekloth) in the ECHL. Combs is currently on a pro try-out in the American Hockey League with the Worcester Sharks… RW Alex Penner leads the ECHL with 133 penalty minutes… After starting out 4-6-0-1, the Eagles have gone 12-2-0-2 in their last 16 games. They have a point in each of their last nine games overall (7-0-0-2).

F Michael Gergen (7-day) and F Chris Kushneriuk (3-day) both remain on IR, though are eligible to be activated… F Ian McKenzie is on the 21-day IR and is eligible to be activated on Jan. 2… D Tyler Kindle was signed on Dec. 16.

Holiday 4-Pack Plans are a great gift for those that like to have fun and need the perfect stocking stuffer for the Holidays! Plans start at just $32. For more information or to reserve your tickets call 324-PUCK (7825) today.

Individual tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena box office by calling 1-800-745-3000. The box office is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m – 4 p.m. on Saturday with extended hours on game days. For more information on ticket packages, exciting promotions, and to sign up for the Kids Club for just $10, visit the online home of the Condors,

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