GAME PREVIEW: Condors v San Antonio

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors begin an eight-game homestand tonight at 7 p.m. against the San Antonio Rampage. Doors open at 6 p.m.; members can enter at 5:45 p.m.
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HAPPY HOUR!: You heard right. Enjoy happy hour pricing in the Club and Tap Rooms one hour prior to every face-off this season; we’ll have Game 7 of the World Series on as well so you won’t miss a minute of the action.
DINNER OPTIONS: Club Room features chile verde, refried beans, ensalada fresca, flour and corn tortillas, and buenelos; Tap Room has beef and cheese enchiladas, rice, and refried beans
BAKERSFIELD MARRIOTT POST-GAME AUTOGRAPH BOOTH: C Kyle Platzer and D Ben Betker; located on the concourse near the Club Room
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The Bakersfield Condors host the San Antonio Rampage for the first of four meetings on the season. It is the first of eight straight home games for the Condors who play 13 of their next 15 games in Bakersfield. Last season, the Condors went 1-4-1-0 against the Rampage, but were 1-1-1 on home ice against San Antonio.
Bakersfield earned a split in San Jose over the weekend, bouncing back with a 4-3 shootout win on Saturday after suffering their first shutout of the season on Friday, 4-0. G Nick Ellis got the win in net on Saturday, stopping 41 of 44 shots in regulation/overtime and then all three shootout attempts. C Jujhar Khaira returned to the lineup and scored his fourth goal in three games.
San Antonio fell to the Ontario Reign on Sunday at home, 4-2. RW Mike Sislo and D Sam Jardine scored the goals for the Rampage while G Spencer Martin made 27 stops in the loss.
The Condors play their next eight games at home featuring six different Pacific Division foes. The only team in the division the Condors do not face during the homestand is the Ontario Reign. 13 of the next 15 games for the Condors are in Bakersfield before the team hits the road for five straight beginning on Dec. 10. Last season, the Condors were 17-13-1-1 on home ice.
C Jujhar Khaira has a point in every game he has played in this season (3 GP, 4g-1a-5pts). His three-game goal streak (4g) is tied for the AHL lead currently… RW Taylor Beck fired 10 shots on Saturday, an AHL team record for shots on goal. Bakersfield’s 40 shots on net as a team was a season high… D Frankie Simonelli was recalled from Nofolk (ECHL) yesterday. He had two assists in seven games with the Admirals…
San Antonio is 3-0 on the road this season. Conversely, the Rampage are 0-5 at home… The team is led by first-year head coach Eric Veilleux. Veilleux coached the Norfolk Admirals (ECHL), affiliate of the Condors and Oilers, a season ago… G Spencer Martin is 13th in the AHL with a 1.98 goals-against average… He is fourth in minutes played with 334… LW AJ Greer is tied for the AHL rookie lead in scoring with 8 points (2g-6a). The 19-year old had 27 points (16g-11a) in 33 games with Rouyn-Noranda… San Antonio has the second best penalty kill in the AHL at 90.2% (37/41).
Nov. 11 – D Frankie Simonelli recalled from Norfolk (ECHL)
Nov. 11 – RW Jaedon Descheneau assigned to Norfolk (ECHL)
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