The Bakersfield Condors host the San Diego Gulls in game two of a four-game homestand. Bakersfield is 1-2-0-1 against the Gulls this season with three more games in the season series left on the docket.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield opened the scoring last night thanks to D Ryan Stanton’s first of the season, but two goals in 1:59 at the end of the second was all Stockton needed in a 3-1 win.
San Diego fell behind early and never recovered in a 3-0 shutout loss in Ontario last night. G Reto Berra started and surrendered three goals on six shots. G Kevin Boyle came on in relief and turned aside all 31 shots he faced.
ZACH MAKES IT FIVE STRAIGHT
LW Zach O’Brien assisted on the Condors lone goal last night, extending his point streak to five games. O’Brien has two goals and three assists over that stretch and has 13 points (5g-8a) in 25 games with the Condors this season. A native of St. John’s, Newfoundland, O’Brien won a Calder Cup as a member of the Manchester Monarchs in 2015.
RW David Gust led the Condors in shots last night with six. He has 11 goals this seasonm which tops all rookies on the Condors and is fourth on the team. His next goal will move him into a tie for 2nd on the Condors rookie goal scoring chart (12 – Jesse Puljujarvi, 2016-17). RW Anton Slepyshev set the Condors rookie record for goals in the inaugural AHL season with 15.
The Condors have scored the first goal of the game in four straight… C Josh Currie has 13 points (7g-6a) over his last 10 games. He has nine power play goals, second most all-time in the Condors AHL era (12 – Matt Ford, 2015-16).
D Andy Welinski is seventh among d-men in scoring with 34 points (10g-24a). Seven of those goals have come on the power play, which is tied for third among blueliners… The Gulls have the league’s top power play unit at 22.7%… RW Corey Tropp leads the team with eight power-play goals.
3/5 – RW Colin Larkin signed to ATO
3/5 – D Logan Day signed to ATO
3/3 – RW Ty Rattie assigned to Bakersfield
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