GAME RECAP: Condors 3, Ontario 2 (SO)


CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (29-24-9-1, 66pts) inched closer to a playoff spot after a 3-2 shootout win over the Ontario Reign (35-21-5-2, 77pts) on Wednesday night at Rabobank Arena. G Laurent Brossoit stopped 35 of 37 and all three in the shootout. With the win, the Condors are now the equivalent of two games back of fourth-place Texas, who fell in overtime to Stockton tonight.
Bakersfield heads to Winnipeg, Manitoba for two games on Friday (5 p.m. PT) and Sunday (12 p.m. PT) against the Manitoba Moose.
  • THREE STARS: 1. Brossoit (BAK) 2. Day (BAK) 3. LaLeggia (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/6;  ONT – 0/5
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 21; ONT – 37
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Brossoit (13-8-4; 37/35); ONT – Petersen (22-11-2; 20/18)
  • C Kyle Platzer scored the team’s 7th shorthanded goal of the season
  • D Joey LaLeggia played defense tonight and the Condors played one player short with 5 d-men after D Keegan Lowe was recalled by Edmonton and injuries to Eric Gryba and Dillon Simpson forced them out of the lineup
  • LaLeggia is 4/4 in shootouts this season
  • Bakersfield is 6-3-0 against Ontario this season and will finish the regular season on April 14 at home against the Reign
  • The Condors are in Winnipeg to take on the Manitoba Moose on Friday at 5 p.m. PT and Sunday at noon PT
  • Scratches: Simpson (inj.) Hamilton (inj.), Callahan (susp.), Mantha (inj.), Gryba (inj.) Gust (inj.), Downing (inj.),