GAME PREVIEW: Star Wars Night at 7 p.m.

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. –  The Bakersfield Condors (17-16-7-1, .513) host the San Diego Gulls (21-17-1-0, .551) on Dignity Health Home Ice at Rabobank Arena at 7 p.m. Tonight is Star Wars Night with the Condors wearing Star Wars jerseys for the first time in team history. Presented by Eyewitness News, HOT 94.1 FM, and American Business Machines. The Three-Way Chevrolet Party on the Plaza starts is from 5-7 p.m. with food, drinks, games, and fun!
Great seats start at just $12, click here to purchase. Check out the all-new Ice Level Lounge, free with a lower level ticket; watch the video here.
PROMOTION DETAILS: The Condors will wear Star Wars jerseys for a charity auction, plus meet characters from the 501st Legion including Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, Rey, R2-D2, Jedis, Stormtroopers and more! Text DASH to 66866 and download the DASH auction app to participate in the online jersey auction. Most jerseys will be auctioned live, some will be silent auction on the concourse, and others will be auctioned through the DASH App. Presented by Eyewitness News, HOT 94.1 FM, and American Business Machines.
See the bottom of the release for details on the Galactic Golden Ticket raffle where you can win a #9 Jesse Puljujarvi game-issued Star Wars jersey for just $30! Only 100 tickets will be sold.
Condors365 Members are invited to “The Vault” (enter next to the Ice Level Lounge) from 5:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. for “Hockey Talk w/ Holty” as broadcaster Ryan Holt and guests will chat about the team and upcoming events.
Roast Beef
Tri Color Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Glazed Carrots
Garden Salad
Pot Roast Sandwich
Red Potato Salad



The Bakersfield Condors host the San Diego Gulls for the back of a weekend series. Bakersfield is 1-0-0-1 against the Gulls this season and all-time at Rabobank Arena, is 9-6-5-2 (.568%) against San Diego.


Bakersfield erased a two-goal deficit and earned a point in a 3-2 shootout loss to San Diego a night ago. LW Evan Polei scored his first AHL goal in the first to make it a 2-1 deficit after one. Then, with the Condors shorthanded, C Brad Malone scored with 1:34 left in regulation to force overtine. LW Joey LaLeggia and RW David Gust each scored in the six-round shootout. G Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 of 30 through regulation and overtime.

San Diego picked up the win last night with first period tallies from RW Corey Tropp and LW Nic Kerdiles. After an unsuccessful overtime power play, LW Giovanni Fiore extended the shootout and Kerdiles won it in round six. G Reto Berra earned the victory, stopping 29 of 31 shots.


C Brad Malone recorded a new career-high with his 12th goal of the season last night. His shorthanded goal was his third of the season, which is tied for third in the AHL. Overall, the Condors have six shorthanded goals, tied for seventh in the AHL.


Bakersfield’s penalty kill was a perfect 4/4 last night and has killed off 42 of its last 44 opportunities (95.5%).


Last night was the eighth time this season the Condors managed to earn at least a point when trailing after two periods (6-12-1-1, .350). Last season, the Condors only had seven such games and had a 4-21-2-1 (.196) record.


C Brad Malone has four points in his last five games (3g-1a)… C Josh Currie fought C Eric Fehr last night despite a five-inch and 20-pound height/weight disparity… The Condors have been to overtime in six of their last 10 games (3-2-1).


The Gulls are 11-7-1-0 on the road this season… D Andy Welinski is t-12th in the AHL in scoring among d-men with 22 points… LW Kalle Kossila, who converted last night, is 2/2 in shootout attempts this season… G Reto Berra has started eight of the team’s last 11 games.

1/25 – G Nick Ellis reassigned to Wichita (ECHL)
1/25 – RW Evan Polei recalled from Wichita (ECHL)