FINAL: Condors 8, Stockton 1

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (1-0-0, 2pts) scored six times in the second period en route to an 8-1 opening night victory over the Stockton (0-1-0, 0pts) on Friday night at Rabobank Arena. C Brad Malone had four points (1g-3a) and the Condors scored six special teams goals (four power play, two shorthanded). Opening Weekend continues Saturday night at 7 p.m. when the Condors host San Jose.
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Cameron Hebig (1st) on the power play from the slot; Assists: Currie, Jones; Time of goal: 10:58; BAK leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 10, STK – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Patrick Russell (1st) shorthanded off a feed from behind the net; Assist: Malone; Time of goal: :27; BAK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Caleb Jones (1st) blistered a slap shot on the power play; Assists: Marody, Benson; Time of goal: 4:44; BAK leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (1st) notched his first pro goal on a power-play rebound; Assists: Day, Malone; Time of goal: 6:11; BAK leads, 4-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Mitch Callahan (1st) off a deflection; Assists: Currie, Hebig; Time of goal: 8:32; BAK leads, 5-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: Callahan (2nd) wheeled from the right-wing wall; Assists: Christoffer, Esposito; Time of goal: 14:10; BAK leads, 6-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: Russell (2nd) deflected a point shot at the top of the crease; Assists: Gravel, Malone; Time of goal: 15:14; BAK leads, 7-0
  • SHOTS: BAK-17, STK – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Brad Malone (1st) shorthanded on a breakaway; Assist: Lagesson; Time of goal: 1:28; BAK leads, 8-0
  • HEAT GOAL: LW Kerby Rychal (1st) spoiled the shutout; Assists: Robinson, Watson; Time of goal: 4:39; BAK leads, 8-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 7, STK – 6
  • THREE STARS: 1. Malone (BAK) 2. Callahan (BAK) 3. Russell (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 4/7; STK – 0/3
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 33; STK – 22
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Montoya (1-0-0; 22/21); STK – Parsons (L, 0-1-0; 20/15) – Gillies (ND, 13/10)
  • LW Tyler Benson and LW Cameron Hebig each notched their first pro goals
  • The eight goals scored was the most on an AHL Opening Night since Grand Rapids in 2013 in Rochester; tied a Condors AHL record for goals in a game as well
  • Seven Condors had multi-point nights
  • The four power-play goals matched a Condors AHL high (2015)
  • Malone’s four points (1g-3a) matched the most for a Condors player in one game
  • RW Patrick Russell and Malone each had shorthanded goals; they each had three last season
  • It was Al Montoya’s first AHL start since February 4, 2011 with San Antonio
  • Scratches: Polei, Vesey, Gust, Kulevich, Beaudry