Condors win fourth straight at home, 4-3 over Vegas

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – Four different players lit the lamp to lead the Bakersfield Condors (10-15-0-1, 21pts) to a 4-3 win over the Las Vegas Wranglers (8-14-3-0, 19pts) at Rabobank Arena Thursday night. Bakersfield has now won seven of their last 10 games, and four straight at home.

Box Score | Highlights | Steffes interview | Mann interview

First Period

  • Fight: BAK LW Andrew Carroll vs. LV LW Adam Huxley, 8:56
  • Condors goal: LW Chris Collins (7th) on a rebound, on the power play (Steffes, Tremblay assist) at 14:06. BAK leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK- 9 | LV – 7


Second Period

  • Condors goal: C Joel Broda (10th) one-timer from the right circle on a pass from RW Jordan Knackstedt (Tremblay also assist) at :48. BAK leads, 2-0
  • Condors goal: C Gary Steffes (5th) one-timer from the left circle on a feed from RW Cameron Abney (Little also assist) at 11:50. BAK leads, 3-0
  • Shots: BAK – 15 | LV – 10


Third Period

  • Wranglers goal: Huxley wrist shot from the right circle (Smith, Paukovich) at 2:55. BAK leads, 3-1
  • Wranglers goal: C John Armstrong from in front of the net at 12:07. BAK leads, 3-2
  • Condors goal: LW Michael Neal (8th) after weaving past both defensemen, with a wrist shot from the bottom of the right circle (Pageau, Brossoit assist) at 13:39. Condors lead, 4-2
  • Wranglers goal: D Nolan Julseth-White wrist shot from the blue line through traffic at 14:13. Condors lead, 4-3
  • Shots: BAK- 7 | LV – 6



W: Brossoit (23/20, 4-1-0-0)
L: O’Keefe (31/27, 3-9-0-0)


Condors Droppings

  • Three Stars: 1) Neal (BAK), 2) Steffes (BAK), 3) Tremblay (BAK)
  • Shots on goal: BAK- 31 | LV – 23
  • Power Plays: BAK- 1/1 | LV – 0/2
  • The win gives the Condors sole possession of 7th place in the Western Conference. They trail 6th place San Francisco by two points in the standings.
  • Broda has a goal in three of the last four games, and 7g-9a in his last 10 games
  • Neal has a point in 12 of his last 15 games
  • The Condors have scored four or more goals in eight of their last 10 contests.
  • In five starts, Brossoit has a 0.98 goals against average and a .955 save pct.
  • Scratches: Follmer, Garlock, Schaber, Watson


On Sunday, Dec. 29, welcome Thor to Condorstown to meet fans and pose for pictures in the Condors Photo Booth. Thor appears courtesy of 106.1 KRAB Radio. Fans are invited after the game to stick around and skate with the Condors as well. Bring your skates, or choose from our skate rentals for just $5.



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