The Bakersfield Condors (8-8-6, 22pts, .500, 7th) travel to take on the Abbotsford Canucks (10-9-3, 23pts, .523, 4th) at 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Bakersfield is in the midst of a six-game road trip and is currently 1-0-2 on the trip.
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FOUR IN FIVE
The Condors and Canucks, due to rescheduling and postponements, start a four game-in-five nights stretch tonight. It is the second all-time meeting between the two as the Condors won on opening night, 5-3.
Bakersfield has gone to overtime in three straight games and four of their last five contests. Overall, the team is 2-3 in games decided in overtime.
Coming into Abbotsford, the Condors ride a season-best five-game point streak since Dec. 15. Over that stretch the Condors are 2-0-2-1 with 4th through 7th in the Pacific Division separated by just a game.
MARODY MOVES IN
With a goal on Sunday in Ontario, Cooper Marody moved closer to the top of the Condors all-time ranks. With 139 points (55g-84a) in 151 games, Marody is two points behind Tyler Benson for second in scoring and one assist behind Josh Currie for second in assists.
The Condors have the best road penalty kill at 87.5% (7/56).
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Abbotsford has not played since a 3-1 setback on the road against Henderson on Sunday, Dec. 19. They have the league’s 7th-best power play at 20.7%. Their led by leading scorer Sheldon Dries who has 13 points and 23 points in 21 games.
UP NEXT: The four-game series continues Friday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. and concludes Monday at 7 p.m.