GAME PREVIEW: Condors v. Gulls

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors host the San Diego Gulls at 7 p.m. tonight on Dignity Health Home Ice at Rabobank Arena. It’s a $5 Frenzy game, giving fans the chance to purchase a limited edition Condors hat styled after one of their favorite California baseball teams for just $5 each.
Bakersfield Condors (Edmonton Oilers) v. San Diego Gulls (Anaheim Ducks)
TIME: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 5:45 for members / 6 p.m. for general public)
PROMOTION: $5 Frenzy – Condors Baseball Cap Night – Get a Condors hat in the colors and style of your favorite major league team from California. Purchase up to two hats per game ticket, while supplies last (ticket must be presented at time of purchase) presented by Fox Sports 970 and SC Architect
BROADCAST: Video (AHL Live) |  Radio (Fox Sports 970 AM) | MOBILE (iHeartRadio App – Fox Sports 970)
What’s for dinner?:  Tap Room – Mega Burrito, beans and rice // Club Room – Roasted Tri Tip, Pot Beans, Lemon Parsley Potatoes, Baby Greens Salad, Dessert: Chef’s Choice // Check out the arena concessions amenities map // Firestone Grill – looking for a a great spot for a pregame meal before heading to the game? Check out Firestone Grill at 3501 California Ave., just outside of downtown Bakersfield
The Bakersfield Condors take on the San Diego Gulls to open a five-game homestand at Rabobank Arena. Bakersfield owns a 5-1-0-1 record thru seven games in the season series. From tonight until March 18, the Condors will meet the Gulls four times out of their next 11 games. At home, Bakersfield is a perfect 4-0-0-0 against San Diego and has won the last four matchups in the series.
The Condors have won five straight for the first time this season after a 4-2 victory in San Jose on Sunday. It was the third straight road win for the Condors who saw the line of LW Rob Klinkhammer – C Jujhar Khaira – RW Andrew Miller contribute for six points (3g-3a) in the win. G Anders Nilsson, who was recalled by Edmonton yesterday, won his second straight start for Bakersfield stopping 21 of 23.
RW Andrew Miller has recorded a multi-point game in 13 of his 37 games (35.1%)… The Condors are 16-3-1-2 when scoring 3+ goals this season… When leading after two periods, the team is 19-0-1-0 and an unblemished 11-0-0-0 at home… C Jujhar Khaira has points in six straight (4g-6a)… LW Rob Klinkhammer has goals in each of his last three games (4g)… Bakersfield is 19-9-2-2 against the other four California teams.
F Ondrej Kase, who has only played only four games this year due to injury, had a goal and an assist in his return to the lineup on Wednesday. He has two goals and two assists in four games this season with the Gulls… D Korbinian Holzer was assigned to San Diego on a conditioning loan and had three shots on Wednesday… D Brandon Montour leads the AHL with 24 power-play points.
16-Feb    D Martin Gernat assigned to Norfolk (ECHL)
16-Feb    LW Kellen Jones released from PTO
17-Feb    D Martin Gernat recalled from Norfolk (ECHL)
17-Feb    G Laurent Brossoit assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)
17-Feb    G Anders Nilsson recalled by Edmonton (NHL)
17-Feb    D Nikita Nikitin recalled by Edmonton (NHL)