James Hamblin (1st) scored at 6:39 of overtime to give the Condors a 2-1 victory in Game 1 against Abbotsford. Seth Griffith (1st) scored with just over 29 seconds left in regulation to force the extra session.
Bakersfield owns a 1-0 series lead in the best-of-3 series with Game 2 Wednesday night.
Spencer Martin stopped 45 of 47 in the loss while Stuart Skinner improved to 7-3 lifetime in the playoffs, stopping 30 of 31.
The Condors are now 6-1 in overtime all-time in the AHL postseason, winning their last six.
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