Stockton claimed a 3-1 victory to take a 1-0 series lead on Tuesday night. Dino Kambeitz (1st) scored in the 2nd for the Condors to pull the Condors within a goal, but Bakersfield could not find an equalizer.
Brendan Perlini returned from injury after missing 11 games and tied for a team high with five shots. Markus Niemelainen returned after missing nine games due to injury and was +1.
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UP NEXT: Game 2 of the series is Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Games 3 and 4 are in Bakersfield on Friday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. (click here for tickets)