GAME RECAP: Colorado 6, Condors 3

LOVELAND, Colo. – The Bakersfield Condors (16-15-2-1; 35pts) battled back on two occasions to level the score, but eventually fell 6-3 to the Colorado Eagles (17-13-3-1; 38pts) on Friday night at Budweiser Events Center. RW David Gust had two goals and the Condors scored three times on the power play.
  • EAGLES GOAL: RW Caleb Herbert (1st) on a breakaway out of the penalty box; Assist: O’Connor; Time of goal: 7:53; COL leads, 1-0
  • EAGLES GOAL: RW Martin Kaut (6th) from the left-wing circle on the power play; Assists: Joly, Agozzino; Time of goal: 16:48; COL leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 8 , COL – 11
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW David Gust (7th) from the left-wing circle on the power play; Assists: Bear, Esposito; Time of goal: :24; COL leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Logan Day (5th) snap shot from the right-wing circle; Assists: Marody, Benson; Time of goal: 2:54; Game tied, 2-2
  • EAGLES GOAL: RW Logan O’Connor (10th) shorthanded on a breakaway; Assist: Lindholm; Time of goal: 13:13; COL leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: Gust (8th) from the right-wing circle on the power play; Assists: Malone, Bear; Time of goal: 18:05; Game tied, 3-3
  • EAGLES GOAL: Kaut (7th) from the right-wing circle unassisted; Time of goal: 18:21; COL leads, 4-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 13, COL – 10
  • EAGLES GOAL: RW Michael Joly (8th) on a penalty shot; Time of goal: 12:59; COL leads, 5-3
  • EAGLES GOAL: O’Connor (11th) empty-netter; Time of goal: 19:30; COL leads, 6-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 15, COL – 10
  • THREE STARS: 1. O’Connor (COL) 2. Joly (COL) 3. Herbert (COL)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 3/9; COL – 1/6
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 36 ; COL – 31
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Wells (4-5-0; 30/25); COL – Francouz (14-8-2; 36/33)
  • Bakersfield is 2-3-1 against Colorado this season
  • RW David Gust has four goals in his last six games
  • The Condors scored at least two power play goals in a game for the third time this season
  • Tonight was the first time RW Patrick Russell missed a game due to injury, snapping a streak of 162 consecutive games played while on the roster (missed seven on NHL recall earlier this season)
  • The Condors are in Colorado on Saturday at 6 p.m. PT
  • Scratches: Wilson, Vesey, Russell, Montoya