The Bakersfield Condors (6-8-3, 15pts) travel to take on the Stockton Heat (15-2-3, 33pts) at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday night. It is game three of a four-game road trip for Bakersfield.
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GAME PREVIEW presented by Rodriguez & Associates
For the first time since March 6, 2020, the Bakersfield Condors are in Stockton. The Heat ride a five-game point streak (4-0-1) into action tonight, while the Condors play game three of a four-game trip (0-2-0).
PERLINI UP, BROBERG DOWN
Brendan Perlini was recalled by Edmonton yesterday after scoring twice over the weekend for the Condors. Philip Broberg returns to Bakersfield after notching 10 points in 13 games in his first stint. Perlini was the 26th player in four seasons to play for both the Condors and Oilers in the same year.
ANOTHER ONE GOAL GAME
Saturday’s 2-1 loss in Colorado was the 11th one-goal game for the Condors this season (4-4-3) of the 17 the team has played. (64.7%)
LAST TIME AGAINST THE HEAT
Bakersfield is 0-1-1 against Stockton this season with an overtime loss the last time out. The Condors rallied from two goals down to earn a point with Brad Malone notching a four-point game (2g-2a).
NOT MANY WEAKNESSES
Stockton is second in the league in points percentage (.825%). They have the league’s best penalty kill, fourth best power play, third best scoring offense, and fourth best scoring defense. Three forwards (Gawdin, Pelletier, Phillips) are in the top-9 in league scoring.
UP NEXT: The Condors final game before the Christmas break is Friday in San Diego at 7 p.m.