The Bakersfield Condors (3-2-0, 6pts) head to Las Vegas for an 11 a.m. morning game against the Henderson Silver Knights (2-1-1, 5pts) on Friday morning.
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The Condors beat Colorado on Wednesday, 5-4. Tim Schaller scored twice and Seth Griffith extended his points streak to five games (2g-5a). Cooper Marody had a multi-point game (0g-2a) for the second straight outing.
This is the first time Bakersfield and Henderson have met since the Condors won Game 3 of the 2021 Pacific Division Finals in May.
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Since March 3, 2021: Adam Cracknell: 44 GP, 44pts (16-28), Seth Griffith: 44 GP, 41pts (14-27), Cooper Marody: 43 GP, 38pts (20-18), Ryan McLeod: 24 GP, 29pts (13-16)
The Condors power play has scored in each of the opening five games of the season. Overall the team is 6/26 (23.1%), ranking 8th in the AHL. Bakersfield scored twice up a man on Wednesday.
Wednesday was the first time this season the Condors did not score first. Bakersfield also trailed after the first frame for the first time on the year.
20-year old Philip Broberg has three power-play assists this season, good for second among all AHL d-men.
The Condors are in Henderson to take on the Silver Knights at 4 p.m. on Saturday.