The Bakersfield Condors (7-8-4, 18pts, 7th place) host the Ontario Reign (14-5-2, 30pts, 2nd place) on Dignity Health Home Ice at Mechanics Bank Arena. It is the final game of 2021 for the Condors, who embark on a six-game road trip after tonight’s contest.
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Following an extended holiday break, the Bakersfield Condors return to action for the first time since Dec. 17 when they knocked off the San Diego Gulls, 5-1.
LAVOIE BREAKS OUT
Raphael Lavoie broke out before the break with the team’s first-ever five-point night (2g-3a). The second-year pro now has eight points on the season (2g-6a).
BROSSEAU DOUBLES DOWN
Devin Brosseau enjoyed his best night as a pro in San Diego as well with four points (2g-2a).
MALONE DISHES OUT TWO
Brad Malone had two assists in San Diego and is now second on the team in helpers with 11. He leads the Condors with a +5.
Ilya Konovalov has allowed just five goals in his last four outings, stopping 88 of a possible 93 shots (.946 sv%).
ON THE OTHER SIDE
Ontario’s last game came on Dec. 18 in a 4-3 overtime loss to Tucson. TJ Tynan had a three-point nigth (1g-2a) and is t-6th in the AHL scoring race.
UP NEXT: The Condors hit the road for six straight beginning on New Year’s Day in Henderson at 5 p.m.