BAKERSFIELD (10-14-1, 21pts) @ COLORADO (17-8-2, 36pts)
PUCK DROP: 6 p.m.
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GAME PREVIEW presented by Rodriguez & Associates
The Condors look for back-to-back wins against the Colorado Eagles.
LAST TIME OUT
Bakersfield scored twice, 33 seconds apart, to rally in the third period for a 2-1 win over the Eagles. Olivier Rodrigue stopped 23 for his eighth win of the year.
WELCOME BACK RAPH
Raphael Lavoie scored the game-winner last night and added an assist after missing two weeks with an injury.
KEMPIN’ AIN’T EASY
Phil Kemp has the second-best shooting percentage of any AHL d-man after his fourth of the season on just 19 shots last night (21.1%).
The Condors are +8 in goal differential in the third period this season.
Michael Kesselring leads all AHL d-men with 88 shots, including four last night.
Justin Bailey had two assists last night, his second multi-point game of the season.
CLIMBING THE CHARTS
Rodrigue is t-10th in the AHL with a .920 save percentage. He has recorded at least a .939 save percentage in five of his last eight appearances.
ON THE RANCH
Colorado is 10-4-1 at home, the best home record in the Pacific Division. They are 12-2-2 when scoring first and suffered their first loss (11-1-0) when leading after two periods last night.
The Condors are off for the holiday break. They return to action Tuesday, Dec. 27 at San Jose. Wednesday, Dec. 28 the team is back home with the ZOOperstars! in town. (Click here for tickets)