BAKERSFIELD (9-12-1, 19pts) @ SAN JOSE (12-10-1, 25pts)
PUCK DROP: 5 p.m.
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The Condors head to San Jose for a 5 p.m matchup with the San Jose Barracuda. It is the team’s first trip to the new Tech CU Arena.
LAST TIME OUT
The Condors ended Coachella Valley’s five-game winning streak with a 5-4 overtime win last night. Bakersfield led 2-0 after one, but had to rally from a goal down, twice, in the third period. San Jose fell 8-3 to the Firebirds on Friday at home.
SERVING IT UP
Tyler Benson, the Condors AHL all-time leader for assists, returned to the lineup last night and had three helpers.
Seth Griffith scored twice last night, including the overtime game-winner. It was his third regular season overtime winner for the Condors over the past three seasons. He also had one in the first round of the Pacific Division playoffs in 2021 against San Diego.
The Condors power play scored twice last night. It was the third time this season team recorded multiple power-play goals.
BOURGY CLIMBS THE LADDER
Xavier Bourgault had a goal and assist last night. His eight goals is tied for the Condors lead and is t-6th among all AHL rookies. His two shorthanded goals leads all rookies.
JD x 2
Jason Demers set up two goals last night, assisting on both power play markers.
ON THE OTHER SIDE
San Jose plays home game 15 of their opening 24 games. They are 5-5 in their last 10. Rookie Thomas Bordeleau is tied for the rookie lead with 11 goals on the season.
Bakersfield returns home next Friday at 7 p.m. for $2 Beer Night against Ontario, It’s the final home game before Christmas (click here for tickets)