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The Bakersfield Condors host the Colorado Eagles at 7 p.m. with Cooper Marody bobblehead giveaway, $2 Bud Light Seltzer & Michelob Ultra, and $1 hot dogs. Tickets are available online at AXS.com or at the Mechanics Bank Arena Box Office which opens at 10 a.m. Great seats start at just $12.
The Bakersfield Condors and Colorado Eagles play game five of an eight-game season series. It is the first time Colorado has been in Bakersfield since the Condors eliminated the Eagles in Game 4 of their 2019 Calder Cup Playoffs first round series. Bakersfield is 1-3-0 in four games against the Eagles on the year.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
The Condors six-game home point streak was snapped on Tuesday in a 5-2 loss to Iowa. D Logan Day scored for the second straight game and D Evan Bouchard notched a power-play goal in the loss. Both of the Condors goals came via the man advantage.
Colorado began a four-game road trip with a 7-2 loss in San Jose on Wednesday. C Shane Bowers opened the scoring for the Eagles.
D Evan Bouchard’s recent run of offense has vaulted him among the league leaders. Among rookies, the 20-year old is 12th in scoring with 23 points (7g-16a) in 36 games. He is also 12th among all AHL d-men in scoring. His seven goals is tops among AHL rookie d-men and his 91 shots are fifth among rookies.
The Condors power play has climbed to eighth in the AHL at 20.7%. Over the last four games, the team has converted on 8/14 (57.1%) man advantage chances. RW Josh Currie leads the way with six power-play goals and LW Tyler Benson has 15 power-play points (3g-12a).
January is the busiest month of the season for the Condors with 13 games and so far the team owns a 4-2-0 mark through six games. Beginning against Colorado, the Condors will play six games in nine nights leading into the AHL All-Star Break.
D Evan Bouchard is on a four-game point streak (2g-4a)… LW Joe Gambardella has assists in four straight games… D Logan Day has goals in two straight games (2g-1a)… C Markus Granlund has four points in a three-game streak (2g-2a)… Bakersfield is 6-2-1 in its last nine games.
Colorado has dropped two straight following a 12-game point streak which saw the team gather 21 of a possible 24 points (9-0-3) from Dec. 7 – Jan. 10… G Hunter Miska is 13th among AHL goaltenders with a 2.50 GAA… D Jacob MacDonald is 8th among d-men in scoring with 24 points (6g-18a).
1/14 – D Vincent Desharnais recalled from Wichita
1/14 – G Dylan Wells assigned to Wichita
AROUND THE DIVISION
San Jose (7th) @ Iowa (2nd – central)
Stockton (2nd) @ Ontario (5th)
Tucson (1st) @ San Diego (6th)