Enjoy $2 Firestone Walker 805 and Flyjack beers along with $1 hot dogs. After the game, stick around as members of the team and team chaplain Brian Langley speak post-game presented by 88.3 LIFE FM. Check out Portacade, a mobile arcade featuring multiple gaming devices and hockey games, on the concourse near the Craft Beer Bar.
The Bakersfield Condors and San Diego Gulls play game seven of an eight-game season series. The Gulls and Condors have split the opening six games so far with one more remaining on Friday, March 27 at San Diego.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield dropped a 5-2 decision to the San Jose Barracuda on Sunday. F Jakob Stukel and LW Nolan Vesey tallied goals for the Condors. C Luke Esposito had an assist, his fourth in two games.
San Diego picked up a win on Wednesday at home against Stockton, 3-2. Despite being outshot 42-24, the Gulls never trailed and got a two-goal night from RW Kiefer Sherwood. G Anthony Stolarz stopped 40 of 42 shots.
A NIGHT OF FIRSTS
LW Nolan Vesey and C Beau Starrett teamed up for a few firsts on Sunday. Vesey scored his first AHL goal on an assist by Starrett. For the latter, it was his first AHL point.
There are currently 11 players on the Oilers active roster who have also played in Bakersfield this season. All told, 15 players have spent time with Edmonton this season totaling 357 man games played. On Wednesday, three key members of a Condors d-corps (Jones, Bear, Lagesson) which led the AHL in goals against a season ago, suited up for Edmonton in an overtime loss to the Boston Bruins.
C Luke Esposito has four assists in his last two games. He is one off his career high in goals (7) and assists (22) and two points (24) away from his career high scoring output. Over the past nine games, the third-year pro has seven points (2g-5a)… RW Josh Currie is 2nd in the AHL in shots at 177… The Condors are 10-5-6 in one-goal games.
Gulls captain Sam Carrick is 2nd in the AHL in plus minus at +23… G Anthony Stolarz is second in the AHL in wins with 19 on the season. He has played the second most minutes in the AHL at 2,084… D Chris Wideman is 18th in the AHL in scoring by a d-man… The Gulls have the third best road penalty kill at 85.0%. They are third in overall shorthanded goals with 14.
2/19 – D Evan Bouchard recalled by Edmonton (NHL)
2/19 – C Markus Granlund assigned to Bakersfield (AHL)