The Bakersfield Condors (10-8-6, 26pts, 4th place) take on the Abbotsford Canucks (10-10-4, 24pts, 7th place) on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. in Abbotsford, British Columbia. It’s game five of a six-game road trip for the Condors, who have points in seven straight games (4-0-2-1).
Friday night, the Condors scored twice with an extra attacker and then Vinny Desharnais won it in overtime, 4-3. Watch the Atlas Urgent Care Rapid Highlights by clicking here.
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Bakersfield has gone past regulation in five of its last seven games, including four of its last five on this road trip alone.
Cooper Marody has points in five straight games (5g-4a) after a three-point night on Friday. He scored and assisted with an extra attacker in the final minute and then assisted on Desharnais’ game-winner.
Luke Esposito has four assists over his last three games, assisting on the overtime game-winner on Friday.
NEVER OUT OF IT
Bakersfield owns a winning record when trailing after one period (4-3-1-1). After Friday, the team is now 6-4-3-3 in one-goal games through their first 24 games.
Stuart Skinner is unbeaten in regulation this season (5-0-2). Though he has not played enough minutes to qualify among league leaders, his 2.24 goals-against average would be 8th in the AHL.
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Abbotsford dressed just 15 skaters on Friday. Justin Bailey scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Spencer Martin remained unbeaten in regulation (5-0-2).
UP NEXT: The Condors six-game road trip ends tomorrow night in Abbotsford at 7 p.m.