The Bakersfield Condors (15-9-3-3, 36pts, .600, 4th place) take on the Tucson Roadrunners (12-17-2-1, 27pts, .422, 8th place) at 6 p.m. from Tucson Arena. Bakersfield is 6-1-0 in its last seven games and has points in 12 of 13 games (9-1-2-1).
Devin Brosseau and Seth Griffith each scored twice as the Condors defeated the Roadrunners, 6-2 on Wednesday.
GRIFF MOVES UP
Seth Griffith is now t-8th in the AHL scoring race with 35 points (11g-24a) in 26 games. He extended his scoring streak to eight games Wednesday (5g-12a).
COOP PICKS UP WHERE HE LEFT OFF
After missing three games, Cooper Marody returned to the lineup with two assists on Wednesday. His point streak is now eight games (6g-7a).
BROSSEAU PILES IT UP
Devin Brosseau had three points (2g-1a) on Wednesday, his second 3+ point night of the season. In San Diego before the Christmas break he notched a career-high four points (2g-2a).
The defensive pairing of Vincent Desharnais (+5) and Markus Niemelainen (+4) combined to be +9 on Wednesday. Desharnais had an assist while Niemelainen had a 1g-1a night. Desharnais is even or better in 13 straight games and is +17 over that stretch.
SOLID AT BOTH ENDS
Over the last eight games, the Condors have averaged 4.63 goals per game, scoring at least four goals in seven of the eight. Defensively, the team is allowing just 2.38 on average.