GAME RECAP: Condors 4, Stockton 2


CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (18-15-2-1; 39pts) moved back into fourth place with a 4-2 victory over the Stockton Heat (16-19-3-0; 35pts) on Wednesday night at Rabobank Arena. RW Josh Currie recorded his fifth career AHL hat trick while rookie C Cooper Marody and LW Tyler Benson each had three assists. Benson now leads all AHL rookies with 22 assists on the season.
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (12th) from the high slot off the rush on the power play; Assists: Benson, Marody; Time of goal: 14:53; BAK leads, 1-0
  • HEAT GOAL: C Tyler Graovac (14th) from the low slot answered right back; Assists: Quine, Nielsen; Time of goal: 15:13; Game tied, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Mitch Callahan (7th) from the top of the crease off a centering pass; Assists: Polei, Esposito; Time of goal: 19:27; BAK leads, 2-1
  • SHOTS: BAK – 12 , STK – 6
  • HEAT GOAL: C Alan Quine (11th) one-timer from the right-wing circle on the power play; Assists: Graovac, Valiev; Time of goal: 9:18; Game tied, 2-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: Currie (13th) from the low slot off a behind the net feed; Assists: Marody, Benson; Time of goal: 18:00; BAK leads, 3-2
  • SHOTS: BAK- 10, STK – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: Currie (14th) completed the hat trick on the power play from the slot; Assists: Benson, Marody; Time of goal: 5:47; BAK leads, 4-2
  • SHOTS: BAK- 8, STK – 6
  • THREE STARS: 1. Currie (BAK) 2. Benson (BAK) 3. Marody (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 3/7; STK – 1/4
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 30 ; STK – 18
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (8-3-3; 18/16); STK – Gillies (5-12-3; 30/26)
  • Bakersfield is 5-1-0 against Stockton this season
  • LW Tyler Benson had three assists and leads all AHL rookies with 23 helpers on the season
  • C Cooper Marody has six points (6a) in a four-game point streak
  • RW Josh Currie has seven points (5g-2a) in six games and notched his 5th career AHL hat trick
  • It was the third time this season against Stockton and fourth overall in which the Condors power play scored at least twice
  • The 18 shots against matched a season-low for the Condors
  • RW Joe Gambardella returned to the lineup after playing four games and making his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers
  • Scratches: Wilson, McFarland, Christoffer, Vesey, Montoya