BAKERSFIELD (18-21-3, 39pts) @ CALGARY (30-11-2, 62pts)
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GAME PREVIEW presented by Rodriguez & Associates
Bakersfield looks for its fifth straight win in the final game before the AHL All-Star break.
LAST TIME OUT
A 1-1 game after two quickly turned to the Condors favor, scoring four times in the third period en route to a 5-1 win over Calgary last night. Calvin Pickard stopped 32 while Justin Bailey scored twice.
EXCERCISED THE DEMONS
Last night’s win was the first for the Condors in 10 tries against Calgary’s AHL team dating back to the second round of the 2022 Calder Cup Playoffs.
Justin Bailey recorded his second multi-goal game of the year in last night’s win. He has 3g-1a in two games this week.
Raphael Lavoie scored his 12th of the year last night to tie for the team lead and extend his point streak to seven games. In his last 18 games since Dec. 20, the Quebec native has 20 points (10g-10a).
THE RESURGENT LINE
Greg McKegg has points in four straight games (3g-1a) after his third goal in four games last night. His line, along with Bailey and Tyler Benson, have combined for eight goals in the last four games.
The Condors have won four straight and are 6-2-2 in their last 10 games. Offensively, the team has scored 17 goals in the last three games.
Alex Peters is +8 in two games this week in addition to notching two assists in back-to-back games. In 23 games this season, he is a team best +16.
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Calgary’s loss last night was their first in eight games. The team was 22-4-2 when scoring first entering last night’s action, but Brett Sutter’s second period opener was their lone goal of the night.
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