GAME RECAP: Condors 4, Stockton 3


CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (8-9-2-0) never trailed the Stockton Heat (12-6-0-2) and took a 4-3 shootout decision on Friday night at Rabobank Arena. The win gives the Condors wins in three of their last four games and points in six of their last seven home games (4-1-2).
D Ryan Mantha opened the scoring with his first professional goal and RW Patrick Russell scored for the third time in three games. Bakersfield hosts San Jose at 5 p.m. to conclude a four-game homestand.
  • THREE STARS: 1. LaLeggia (BAK) 2. Mantha (BAK) 3. Russell (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/7; STK – 0/4
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 32; STK – 21
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Pasquale (3-4-1; 21/18); STK – Lack (1-0-1; 31/28)
  • C Brad Malone notched an assist and now has six points (2g-4a) since being reassigned to Bakersfield four games ago
  • C Josh Currie moved into ninth on the Condors all-time games played list with 210, surpassing F Jason Ralph
  • D Ryan Mantha scored his first pro goal in the first period
  • RW Mitch Callahan fought LW Ryan Lomberg in the first period, his first fight as a Condor
  • This was Bakersfield’s first win over Stockton in seven games
  • D Mark Fayne returned to the lineup from injury for the first time since Nov. 1
  • D Ryan Stanton was recalled earlier in the day; D Adam Larsson was placed on IR by Edmonton
  • Scratches: Gust, Bear, Hamilton