Condors win 4-2 in San Diego

SAN DIEGO. – The Bakersfield Condors (21-18-2-2; .535) won their third straight and climbed to fourth in the Pacific Division with a 4-2 win over the San Diego Gulls (21-19-1-1, .524) on Wednesday night at Valley View Casino Center. Bakersfield is now 5-1-1 against San Diego this season.


Media: Box Score

  • CONDORS GOAL: D Brad Hunt (8th) off a blast from inside the blue line on the opening shift. Assists: Miller, Khaira; Time of goal: 54 seconds; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Rob Klinkhammer (5th) took a feed in the slot and snapped it past G Anton Khudobin; Assists: Miller, Nikitin; BAK leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK: 8 | SD  – 10
  • GULLS GOAL: C Antoine Laganiere (9th) off a rebound as a power play expired. Assists: Sgarbossa, Montour; Time of goal: 1:43; BAK leads, 2-1
  • GULLS GOAL: C Chris Mueller (9) off a stretch pass caught the Condors in a line change. Assist: Montour; Time of goal: 6:33; Game tied, 2-2
  • Shots: BAK: 18 | SD – 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: Klinkahmmer (6th) broke down the left-wing and beat Khudobin; Assist: LaLeggia; Time of goal: 16:22; BAK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Matthew Ford (20th) tacked on the empty-netter; Assist: Reinhart; Time of goal: 19:42; BAK leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK: 20 | SD – 12
Three Stars: 1. Klinkhammer (BAK) 2. Mueller (SD) 3. Miller (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: – 44 | SD – 30
Power plays: BAK: – 0/4 | SD – 0/5
BAK – Laurikainen (4-4-0; 30/28)
SD – Khudobin (6-6-1; 43/40)
– D Griffin Reinhart returned to the lineup after being assigned from Edmonton and had an assist
– G Anders Nilsson was assigned to Bakersfield earlier in the day, but was not with the team for the game; the Condors signed G Matt White to a PTO for the game to backup
– G Laurent Brossoit was recalled by Edmonton earlier in the day
– RW Andrew Miller has five points in two games (1g-4a)
– RW Matt Ford extended his point streak to six games with a goal tonight. He has 4g-5a during the streak. He is now 5th in the AHL in goals with 20.
– Scratches: Platzer, Gernat, Winquist, Moroz, Jones, Simpson
– Attendance: 5,543
$5 Frenzy MLB-Condors Hats and Cereal Bowls Next Weekend
After games in Ontario and San Jose, the Condors return home next Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19 & 20. Friday night is $5 Frenzy Night, sponsored by Fox Sports 970AM and SC Architect. Get a Condors hat in the colors of your favorite baseball team, the Dodgers, Angels, Giants or A’s, for just $5 while supplies last (hint: the Dodgers hats will probably run out first). On Saturday, the first 2,000 kids 12 and under get a Condors cereal bowl, sponsored by Eyewitness News, 98.5 The Fox and Rabobank. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).