Condors Weekly: team prepared for three-game set in Alaska

CONDORSTOWN – The Bakersfield Condors stumbled in week two, dropping a pair of home games on Friday and Saturday night. For the first time in team history, Bakersfield is winless in their first four games, and holds a 0-3-0-1 record with one point in the standings.

Thunder 5 vs. CONDORS 4
Attn: 5,477
The two teams exchanged goals until it was 2-2 early in the second. But Stockton rattled off three straight to chase starting G Tyler Bunz and take a commanding lead. The Condors rallied in the third, pullingto within one but the equalizer never came in the 5-4 loss.
Everblades 6 vs. CONDORS 2
Attn: 4,354 
Despite being nearly even in shots through two frames, the visitors stormed out to an insurmountable 6-0 lead. A dominant third period that included a pair of tallies gave the Condors something to hang their hat on entering this week’s play.
  • Saturday’s game featured a season-high 60 combined penalty minutes, including a pair of fights.
  • Newcomers F Michael Neal and F Ryan Garlock had points in both of their first two games with the Condors over the weekend. While D Blake Kessel had two assists in his debut on Friday.
  • Bakersfield pulled their starting netminder on consecutive nights last weekend, with Tyler Bunz being pulled on Friday and Paul Karpowich having an abbreviated night on Saturday.
  • Saturday’s game featured the first shorthanded goal allowed by Bakersfield this season.
Points: Neal, Steffes – 3
Goals: several – 1
Assists: Neal, Steffes, Kessel – 2
Penalty Minutes: Steffes – 11
+/-: Neal – +2
GAA: Bunz – 3.39
Save pct: Bunz – .893
This Week:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Alaska 
  • Friday and Saturday’s games start at 8:15 p.m. (Pacific time) while Sunday’s game starts at 4 p.m. (Pacific).
Next Home games: Nov. 9 & 10
  • Saturday, Nov. 9 is Star Wars Night, sponsored by My45, KERN 1180 and Cal Water.
  • Star Wars characters will be in attendance, and the first 2,000 fans 17 and under will get an Angry Birds Star Wars backpack clip.
  • Sunday, Nov. 10 the Condors host Gettysburg Address Jersey Off Our Backs Night, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and Bud Light. The jerseys honor the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address and the auction will benefit Bakersfield ARC.
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 “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” video webcast airs Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m. on, and also audio simulcast on Fox Sports Radio 970.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show debuts this week at its new time, Thursdays from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

Get tickets:

Ticket packages for the 2013-14 season are still available and can be had for close to $10 per month. Click here or call 324-PUCK (7825) for more information.


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