Empty netters help Utah hold off Condors

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (17-17-1-4, 39pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, fell behind 3-0 and two empty net goals helped the Utah Grizzlies (17-15-4-2, 40pts) hang on 5-2 Friday night at Rabobank Arena.
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Barry Almeida on an odd-man rush at 13:01; UTA leads 1-0
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Brandon Yip wrist shot from the left circle at 18:08; UTA leads 2-0
  • Shots: BAK – 16 | UTA – 6
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Camden Wojtala from the right circle through traffic at 7:37; UTA leads 3-0
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | UTA – 10
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Brendan Brooks (10th) from the high slot (Pageau assist) at 2:00; UTA leads 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: F Chase Schaber (13th) led the rush and fired a wrist shot from the right circle (Brooks assist) at 4:10; UTA leads 3-2
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: D Corey Feinhage punched a loose puck 160 feet into the empty net (sh) at 18:34; UTA leads 4-2
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Johnnie Searfoss into the empty net at 19:21; UTA leads 5-2
  • Shots: BAK – 13 | UTA – 5
BAK: Rimmer (27:37; 8-11-1-1, 8/5)
       Tuohimaa (12/11)
UTA: Faragher (9-6-2-0; 38/36)CONDORS DROPPINGS:
  • Three Stars: 1. Almeida (UTA), 2. Brooks (BAK), 3. Schaber (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 38 | UTA – 21
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/7 | UTA – 0/1
  • RW Brendan Brooks had 1g-1a on the night
  • F Luke Judson made his Condors debut tonight and had two shots
  • D Nick Pageau played forward for the third straight game
  • Scratches: F Nick MacNeil, RW Jonathan Lessard; F Gabriel Lavesque, F Dan DeLisle
Saturday, Jan. 17 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
  • Frozen Night – meet the princesses from the movie, hanging out in the Condors Photo Booth (sponsored by My45 and La Preciosa 105.3).
  • A few tickets remain for the meet-and-greet with the princesses prior to the game. Game ticket and dinner plus a chance for photos for just $40. Call 324-PUCK (7825).

Tuesday, Jan. 27 vs. Ontario Reign (7 p.m.)

  • Canned Food Collection Night – donate two (2) non-perishable food items and get into the game for just $1 (sponsored by My45 and Sun Solar)
  • Food will be donated to Greenfield Family Resource Center
Friday, Jan. 30 vs. Utah Grizzlies (7 p.m.)
  • Cap Giveaway – the first 2,000 fans 5 and older get their choice of a Condors cap: traditional or a flat-bill (Eyewitness News, 106.1 KRAB Radio and Three-Way Chevrolet-Cadillac)
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