Condors take down Reign 4-1
Bakersfield wins third straight game
ONTARIO, Calif. – C Joel Broda assisted on the first three Condors goals as the Bakersfield Condors (11-13-1-0, 23pts) defeated the Ontario Reign (8-15-0-1, 17pts) by the final score of 4-1. The Condors earned their third straight win in front of 4,872 fans in Ontario on Saturday Night.
The Condors struck first to grab the early 1-0 lead. C Joel Broda drove the puck to the front of the net, and Calder was there to slam to rebound home at the 5:38 mark. Bakersfield increased their lead to 2-0 with 6:41 left in the period. While on the power play, RW Pascal Morency blasted a rebound into the top corner of the net. The Condors took the 2-0 lead into the first intermission.
The Condors increased their lead to 3-0 just 35 seconds into the second frame. F Bobby Robins curled around the net and stuffed home a backhander on the wraparound for his first Condors goal. The Reign were able to strike for their first goal at the 5:14 mark, bringing the score to 3-1. The score remained unchanged for the rest of the period.
D Evan Stoflet added the final goal of the game, when his shot hit a skate and deflected past Reign G Kellin Briggs. It was Stoflet’s first goal of the season. G Josh Tordjman stopped 20 shots in the win for Bakersfield.
F Bobby Robins scored his first goal as a Condor in the second period… RW Erick Lizon was called up to the Worcester Sharks prior to the game… Power plays: BAK: 1/4, ONT: 0/5… Three Stars: 1. K. Calder (BAK); 2. J. Broda (BAK); 3. B. Robins (BAK).
The Condors will be back home right after Christmas, when they host the Stockton Thunder twice on Dec. 26 and 27. The Condors host the Thunder for Lunchbox Tin Giveaway on the 26th, sponsored by ABC23, La Preciosa 105.3, and American Business Machines. The first 2,000 fans 12 and under will receive a Condors Lunchbox Tin.
Individual tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena Box Office. Box Office hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday – Friday, and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, with extended hours on game and event days. You can also call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or visit them online at www.ticketmaster.com. Ticket packages start at just $31.
Tickets for the 2011 ECHL All-Star Classic, to be held in Bakersfield on Jan. 26, 2011, are on sale now. Mini plans are available as well; visit www.echlallstarclassic.com for further details on the event. Call the Condors office at 324-PUCK(7825) or go online to www.bakersfieldcondors.com for more information.