Condors win 6-5 in Stockton

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (8-8-0-1, .500) raced out to a 4-0 lead and secured a 6-5 victory over the Stockton Heat (5-7-0-2, .429) on Friday night at Stockton Arena. Six different Condors had multi-point nights including two goals from C Andrew Miller.
MEDIA:  Box Score | AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS: Miller’s Goal
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Kyle Platzer (2) from the right-wing circle on the power play. Assists: Chase, LaLeggia; Time of goal: 2:04; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kale Kessy (3) finished off a two-on-one. Assists: Slepyshev, Musil; Time of goal: 7:37; BAK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Matthew Ford (6) tipped a point shot at the top of the crease. Assists: LaLeggia, Hamilton; Time of goal: 10:50; BAK leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Andrew Miller (3) snapped a shot from the left-wing circle and chase G Joni Ortio from the game. Assists: Hamilton, Hunt; Time of goal: 13:07, BAK leads, 4-0
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Garnet Hathaway (3) on a deflection. Assists: Johnson, Kulak; Time of goal: 14:12; BAK leads, 4-1
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Freddie Hamilton (5) snapped a shot from the right-wing circle up high. Assists: Smith, Hathaway; Time of goal: 19:24; BAK leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK – 13; STK – 20
  • HEAT GOAL: D Oliver Kylington (3) on a point shot with the man advantage; Assists: Hamilton, Shore; Time of goal: 3:07; BAK leads, 4-3
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Anton Slepyshev (2) potted home off a rebound; Assists: Nikitin, Hunt; Time of goal: 6:27; BAK leads, 5-3
  • HEAT GOAL: Hathaway with his second of the night. Assists; Hamilton, Johnson; Time of goal: 10:18; BAK leads, 5-4
  • CONDORS GOAL: Miller (4) off a cross-ice feed from the left-wing circle. Assists; Platzer, LaLeggia; Time of goal: 18:10; BAK leads, 6-4
  • Shots: BAK – 8; STK – 12
  • HEAT GOAL: F Hunter Smith (1) banged home a rebound. Assists: Elson, Kulak; Time of goal: 2:46; BAK leads, 6–5
  • Shots: BAK – 4; STK – 17
Three stars: 1. Miller (BAK) 2. Hathaway (STK) 3. Hamilton (STK)
Final Shots: BAK – 25 | STK – 49
Power plays: BAK – 3/3 | 2/3
BAK – Brossoit (49/44, 8-3-1)
STK – Simpson, replaced Ortio (13/11, 1-4-0)
– D Joey LaLeggia notched three assists and C Kyle Platzer had 1g-2a to lead the way for Bakersfield
– The 44 saves was a season-high for G Laurent Brossoit
– The Condors have lost 59 man games to injury through the first 17 games of the season after LW Kellen Jones suffered an injury in Tuesday’s game against Texas
– Scratches: Pitlick (inj.), McRae (inj.), Moroz (inj.) Oesterle (inj.), Winquist (inj.), Yakimov (inj.), K. Jones (inj.)
– Attendance: 4,053
It’s the biggest night of the year in Condorstown! Teddy Bear Toss is Saturday night, against the Stockton Heat at 7 p.m., sponsored by Eyewitness News, KERN 1180 AM/96.1 FM and Three Way Chevrolet-Cadillac. Bring a teddy bear or two to the game and when the Condors score their first goal of the night, throw them onto the ice. The bears will be distributed by the United Way of Kern County. This season we will pass the 100,000th stuffed animal mark in the event’s history.
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