COACHELLA VALLEY (48-16-7, 103pts) @ BAKERSFIELD (36-31-4, 76pts, 5th)
PUCK DROP: 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
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GAME PREVIEW presented by Rodriguez & Associates
The Condors close the 2022-23 regular season in search of their 10th consecutive home win.
LAST TIME OUT
Bakersfield became the first team to shutout Coachella Valley all season, 3-0 last night. Calvin Pickard notched his fourth shutout of the year.
The Condors are 25-14-3 (.631) in their last 42 games, good for third in the division over that stretch.
The Condors will be the 5 seed in the upcoming Calder Cup Playoffs. Tonight’s game will have no bearing on the team’s seeding. However, Colorado and Abbotsford will decide the third and fourth seeds. Colorado has a one point edge on the Canucks and will secure the third seed with a win or an Abbotsford regulation loss.
PICKING IT UP
Calvin Pickard is 15-1-2 inside Mechanics Bank Arena this season and has won nine consecutive home starts individually.
Seth Griffith had two assists last night and has 15 multi-point games this season.
OLLIE CLOSES IT OUT
Olivier Rodrigue will go for his 14th win of the season tonight. He has allowed just five goals in his last four starts and has had at least a .941 save percentage in each of those appearances.
The Condors have won nine straight at home and are 17-2-2 in their last 21 home games.
Raphael Lavoie’s 25th goal is the third most by a Condors AHL player. The record is 30 set last season by Seth Griffith.
Bakersfield secured its 22nd home win of the season last night, the most in the team’s AHL era.
DIFFERENT BLUE LINE
Ryan Murray played his first game since November on a conditioning assignment last night. Markus Niemelainen returned from injury and Yanni Kaldis is expected to be an option this evening.
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Coachella Valley is a point out of the division lead and needs a win and Calgary loss tonight to claim the division crown and first round bye. They are 22-9-4 on the road.
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