Condors win streak ends in Ontario, 3-1

ONTARIO, Calif.– The Bakersfield Condors (5-4-0-0, 10pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, had their three-game winning streak come to an end as the Ontario Reign (4-3-0-1, 9pts) scored the game’s opening three goals en route to a 3-1 win at Citizens Business Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.

  • ONTARIO GOAL: D Jeff May (1) blasted a shot at the top of the right-wing circle on a 5-on-3 power play. Assists: Bigos, King; Time of goal: 12:42; ONT leads, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 3 | ONT – 7
  • ONTARIO GOAL: D Ralfs Freibergs (1) took advantage of a fatigued Condors line and snapped a shot from the high slot. Assists: Carzo, Kitsyn; Time of goal: 16:32; ONT leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | ONT – 4
  • ONTARIO GOAL: F Derek Couture (2) slotted home a rebound in the crease. Assists: Roach, Kitsyn; Time of goal: 4:48; ONT leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Sebastien Sylvestre (1) sniped a shorthanded goal from the right-wing circle in the waning moments. Assist: Currie; Time of goal: 19:52; ONT leads, 3-1
  • D Gabriel Verpaelst, RW Francis Verreault-Paul, and LW Chase Schaber each picked up fighting majors in the third period
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | ONT – 12
BAK: Rimmer (23/20, 4-4-0-0)
ONT: Cannata (24/23, 3-2-0-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. Cannata (ONT) 2. Kitsyn (ONT) 3. May (ONT)
  • Final shots: BAK – 24 | ONT – 23
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/6 | ONT – 1/6
  • Sylvestre’s goal was the first of his career
  • The shorthanded goal was the first of the season for the Condors
  • LW Josh Winquist’s five game point streak ended (3g-6a)
  • The loss was just the second in the last 14 games against Ontario
  • Scratches: F Dan DeLisle, D Colin Joe, RW Jonathan Lessard, D Joe Marciano, RW Jim McKenzie
The Condors are on the road in Alaska for the next four games beginning on Wednesday, but return in two weeks for a weekend set against Idaho that features two big promotions.

Friday, Nov. 14 is Star Wars Night, sponsored by My 45 and 98.5 The Fox. Meet characters from the movies as members of the Rebellion and the Galactic Empire invade Rabobank Arena. On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Condors will don their much-publicized Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and American Business Machines. The jerseys will be auctioned off for M.A.R.E. after the game and five will be given away that night.

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