Beef & Chicken Fajitas
Rice & Beans
Chicken Fajita Tacos
Chips and Salsa
Crossbar Craft Beer Pub
The Bakersfield Condors host the Ontario Reign in the first of 12 meetings between the two teams this season. In the AHL, the Condors are 23-16-2-1 against the Reign and 13-8-0-0 against Ontario at home. Last season, Bakersfield went 8-1-0-1 in 10 contests and have points in seven straight againt Ontario (6-0-1).
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield improved to 4-1-0 in home openers in the AHL with a 2-1 win last night agaisnt San Diego. RW Josh Currie and RW Kailer Yamamoto scored two minutes apart in the first frame and that was all the offense the Condors would need. G Shane Starrett stopped 27 of 28 in his first start of the season.
Ontario blanked San Jose at home last night, 5-0, thanks to a 41-save shutout performance from Cal Petersen. Jaret Anderson-Dolan had two points (1g-1a) while Mario Kempe chipped in with two helpers. The Reign struck twice on the power play.
Bakersfield’s penalty kill was a perfect 3/3 last night including denying a 6-on-4 man advantage in the final minute of regulation to secure the opening night win.
CURRIE OFF AND RUNNING
RW Josh Currie opened the Condors scoring last night. He had a career-high 27 goals a season ago.
LW Tyler Benson set up Currie’s tally last night for his first assist of the season. He led all rookies last year with 55 helpers and finished eighth overall in the AHL scoring race.
CLOSE THE DOOR
A year after going 16-11-3-2 in one-goal games, the Condors were able to finish off a tight contest in the 2-1 win. The team was 30-7-2-1 when scoring the first goal of the game last season.
D Evan Bouchard had eight points in eight Calder Cup Playoffs games last year. He had an assist in his first regular season game last night… RW Kailer Yamamoto was a teammate on the Spokane Chiefs of Reign F Jaret Anderson-Dolan… The Condors improved to 14-7-1 all-time in home openers… Bakersfield, who finished last season with three straight wins, have now won four in a row.
RW Martin Frk, a new addition to the Reign lineup, scored last night in his Ontario debut. He won the 2017 Calder Cup with Grand Rapids… The Reign roster features former Condors d-man Ryan Stanton. The veteran d-man played 111 games over the past two seasons with Bakersfield.
10/4 – D Evan Bouchard assigned to Bakersfield
10/4 – D Ethan Bear recalled by Edmonton
10/4 – D William Lagesson recalled by Edmonton
10/2 – RW Sam Gagner assigned to Bakersfield