GAME RECAP: Condors 4, Iowa 3

DES MOINES – The Bakersfield Condors (7-4-0, 14pts) swept the Iowa Wild (6-4-1, 13pts) in a 4-3 victory on  Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena. It was the fourth consecutive one-goal win for Bakersfield. LW Tyler Benson had the game-winner as he, C Brad Malone, and RW Cameron Hebig share the team’s scoring lead with 12 points each in 11 games.
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Caleb Jones (2nd) ripped a shot from the high slot; Assist: Malone; Time of goal: 11:08; BAK leads, 1-0
  • WILD GOAL: RW Dmitry Sokolov (1st) off the rush at the left-wing circle; Assists: McClain, Anas; Time of goal: 16:29; Game tied, 1-1
  • SHOTS: BAK – 15, IA – 13
  • CONDORS GOAL: D William Lagesson (2nd) shot from the left-wing circle hit Hammond’s glove and in; Assist: Benson; Time of goal: 10:03; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Brad Malone (5th) on a shorthanded breakaway; Unassisted; Time of goal: 16:35; BAK leads. 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 10, IA – 10
  • WILD GOAL: Sokolov (2nd) off a deflection in front; Assists: O’Reilly, Liambas; Time of goal: 7:06; BAK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (3rd) broke over the blue line and snapped a shot from the slot; Assists: Marody, Bear; Time of goal: 14:22; BAK leads, 4-2
  • WILD GOAL: RW Sam Anas (3rd) from the right-wing circle; Assists: Rau, Belpedio; Time of goal: 14:49; BAK leads, 4-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 8, IA – 14
  • THREE STARS: 1. Benson (BAK) 2. Sokolov (IA) 3. Malone (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/2; IA – 0/3
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 33; IA – 37
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (2-0-0; 37/34) ; IA – Hammond (6-3-1; 33/29)
  • Prior to the game, RW Jesse Puljujarvi and RW Kailer Yamamoto were assigned to the Condors; Puljujarvi was drafted fourth overall in 2016 and Yamamoto was drafted 22nd overall in 2017.
  • LW Tyler Benson has eight points (2g-6a) in his last eight games
  • C Brad Malone had a Gordie Howe Hat Trick (goal, assist, fight) and his shorthanded goal was his second and the team’s third
  • C Cooper Marody has eight points (3g-5a) in his last four games
  • The Condors were outshot for the first time this season
  • The Condors wrap the three-game road trip in San Diego on Friday at 7 p.m.
  • Scratches: McFarland (healthy), Kulevich (healthy), Vesel (healthy)