Condors Weekly

CONDORSTOWN – The Bakersfield Condors ended last week on a high note with a victory on the road against the Stockton Thunder, but sit in 9th place in the Western Conference with a 2-10-0-1 record and 5 points in the standings. They sit three points behind Utah and Las Vegas, who are both tied for 7th in the table.

Last Week: 1-2-0-0 against division rivals
The Condors fell 6-2 on Field Trip Day to Stockton, and 4-2 Saturday against Ontario despite a 33-20 shot advantage on the night.
They rebounded in a see-saw affair in Stockton on Sunday with a 4-3 shootout victory. G Chet Pickard stopped all five shootout shooters and LW Chris Collins scored twice in regulation. C Chase Schaber scored for the second time in three games as well, with his goal tying it up late in the third.
  • G Chet Pickard started both games on the weekend as the team’s lone contracted goaltender. G Andy Chiodo left the team to pursue an overseas offer on Friday.
  • After going 11 games before scoring his first goal of the season, LW Chris Collins scored three times in two games last weekend.
  • The Condors have not been out-shot since Nov. 3 in Alaska. During that stretch the Condors have out-shot their opponent five times and tied once.
  • RW Jordan Knackstedt is 2-for-2 in shootout attempts this season.
  • Bakersfield out-shot their weekend opponents by a combined 74-48, including a season-high 41 shots Sunday in Stockton.
  • Collins’ goal with the man advantage Sunday snapped a 0-for-28 stretch for Bakersfield’s power play.
  • Bakersfield ranks 6th in the ECHL with an average attendance of 5,449.
Points: Neal – 7
Goals: Knackstedt, Broda, Collins, Schaber – 3
Assists: Tremblay, Neal – 4
Penalty Minutes: Abney, Cunningham – 23
+/-: Neal, Pageau – Even
GAA: Pickard – 3.02
Save pct: Bunz – .893
This Week:
Friday & Saturday in Ontario 
  • Friday’s game starts at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m., both from Citizens Business Bank in Ontario, Calif.
Next Home Games
Tuesday, Nov. 26 vs. San Francisco Bulls – 7 p.m.
  • Canned Food Drive – bring two non-perishable food items and receive $1 admission.
  • “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” promotion – after you attend a showing of the film at Maya Cinemas, bring your ticket to the movie with you to this game and get in for $1.
  • Sponsored by La Preciosa 105.3
  • all tickets subject to arena facility fee
Saturday, Nov. 30 vs. Stockton Thunder – 7 p.m.
  • Teddy Bear Toss!
  • Bring a stuffed animal to the game and when the Condors score their first goal, throw them onto the ice.
  • The bears will be collected and distributed throughout the community by the United Way of Kern County.
  • Sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News, 1180 KERN and 3-Way Chevrolet-Cadillac
  • This is annually the largest crowd of the season; it is advised that fans buy their tickets in advance and arrive early (last season’s Teddy Bear Toss goal came 1:16 into the game)
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. This week’s guests: Head Coach Troy Mann and LW Chris Collins.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show airs live every Thursday 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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