GAME RECAP: Condors 3, San Jose 1

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (27-15-2-1; 57pts) won their 11th straight game, 3-1, over the San Jose Barracuda (26-10-2-4; 58pts) on Friday night at Rabobank Arena. In front of a crowd of 5,111, the Condors moved to within a point of the division lead and will look to make it 12 straight wins tomorrow at home against San Diego. LW Tyler Benson had two points (1g-1a) in the win.
  • BARRACUDA GOAL: C Antti Suomela (3rd) off a rebound at the top of the crease; Assists” Chartier, DeSimone; Time of goal: 8:51; SJ leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 8 , SJ – 12
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Joe Gambardella (22nd) deflection at the goal mouth; Assists: Spooner, Lowe; Time of goal: 1:17; Game tied, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Currie (20th) from the right wing circle under the crossbar; Assists: Marody, Lagesson; Time of goal: 9:11; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (7th) on a rebound; Assists: Currie, Marody; Time of goal: 13:23; BAK leads, 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 11 , SJ – 8
  • No scoring
  • SHOTS: BAK- 6, SJ – 8
  • THREE STARS: 1. Benson (BAK) 2. Currie (BAK) 3. Starrett (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/4; SJ – 0/5
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 25 ; SJ – 28
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (15-3-3; 28/27); SJ – Korenar (16-5-1; 25/22)
  • Bakersfield matches the longest ever win streak in the 21-year history of the organization, done twice (2011, 1999)
  • G Shane Starrett has won nine straight decisions and has allowed two or fewer goals in eight of those victories
  • LW Joe Gambardella has 10g-5a in a nine-game point streak; matching the longest Condors scoring streak in the AHL
  • C Josh Currie has scored 20 goals in three consecutive seasons
  • C Ryan Spooner has 2g-3a in his last four games
  • D Andrej Sekera made his Condors debut, his first game in the AHL since 2008, on a conditioning loan from the Oilers
  • Scratches: Gust, Kulevich, Christoffer, Bear, Montoya