The Bakersfield Condors head to San Jose for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Barracuda. It is the ninth of 10 meetings on the season with the Condors owning a 5-3-0 record.
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PUCK DROP: 7 p.m.
Watch the game at McGarry’s Irish Pub (21+) at the corner of Calloway + Brimhall
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Luke Esposito was given a one-game suspension (served tonight) while Alex Beaucage was given a two-game suspension for their actions in games over the weekend in Colorado. The Condors have brought Brayden Watts back in from the Wichita Thunder on a PTO. The Bakersfield native has 46 points (13g-33a) in 51 games with the Thunder.
GRIFFITH SETS THE NEW MARK
Seth Griffith had a goal and two assists on Saturday and in the process, became the Condors single-season AHL scoring record holder with 68 points. He is fourth in the league scoring race this season.
WINNING THE CLOSE ONES
Saturday was the team’s 14th one-goal win of the season. Bakersfield is now 14-5-5-5 on the year in one-goal contests.
CHAULK IT UP
Colin Chaulk took over on February 11, 2022 and since that time, the team is 14-10-1-2 (.574%).
The Condors scored six times on Saturday and have averaged 3.88 a game over their last nine. The team is up to 11th in goals per game at 3.28.
ALWAYS REMEMBER YOUR FIRST
Alex Peters scored his first AHL goal on Saturday. He has 22 points (7g-15a) in 29 games with Wichita this season and three points (1g-2a) in 11 games with the Condors.
DOWN THE HALL
The Barracuda recently added 2020 2nd round pick (#38 overall) Thomas Bordeleau on an ATO. He had 37 points (12g-25a) in 37 games with the University of Michigan.