SAN JOSE (23-27-5, 51pts, 8th) @ BAKERSFIELD (26-25-4, 56pts, 6th)
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GAME PREVIEW presented by Rodriguez & Associates
The Condors play game four of a season-high, seven-game homestand and are currently 2-1-0 during that time.
LAST TIME OUT
Bakersfield cashed in on a late power play as Justin Bailey’s 13th of the season proved to be the game-winner in a 6-5 victory over Texas on Wednesday. Six players recorded multi-point nights.
Seth Griffith has goals in back-to-back games after going 13 without one. The team’s leading scorer has 47 points (13g-34a) on the season.
2023: THE YEAR OF LAVOIE
Raphael Lavoie has 27 points (16g-11a) in 26 games in 2023, which is tied for fifth in the AHL. His 16 goals are the most by any AHL skater since Jan. 1.
X MARKS THE SPOT
20-year old Xavier Bourgault has nine points (2g-7a) in his last eight games after a 1g-1a night on Wednesday, his ninth multi-point game of the season. He is fourth on the team in scoring with 31 points (13g-18a) on the season.
With 17 games left in the regular season, the Condors recent run has them in sixth with games in hand on those around them. The Condors opponents strength of schedule is .552 with nine games against teams with worse records and eight against those with better records. Last season, 63 points secured a playoff berth while 84 points secured home ice advantage. The Condors currently have a max possible points of 90.
The Condors play game four of a seven-game homsetand tonight and will play 11 of their final 17 games at home. Bakersfield is 8-1-2 it its last 11 home games.
Justin Bailey scored for the second straight game. He has seven goals in his last 14 games.
PHILP FEELING IT
Noah Philp paces the Condors in scoring since Feb. 1 with 14 points (6g-8a) in 14 games. He had a 1g-1a night on Wednesday.
ON THE OTHER SIDE
San Jose is 5-3-2 in its last 10 and comes in off a 6-2 win over Ontario Wednesday. The Barracuda sit three points behind Tucson with a game in hand for the final playoff spot in the division.
The Condors are home tomorrow (Saturday) for Youth Jersey Giveaway Night against San Jose. Click here for tickets.