GAME RECAP: Condors 4, Texas 3

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (4-4-0, 8pts) scored on the opening shift and never looked back in a 4-3 win over the Texas Stars (4-5-1-1, 10pts) on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 5,866 at Rabobank Arena. RW Cameron Hebig and LW Tyler Benson each extended their point streaks to five games as the Condors picked up their second straight win on home ice.
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Joe Gambardella (3rd) on the backhand from in tight; Assists: Malone, Bear; Time of goal: :32; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Evan Polei (2nd) snapped a shot on an odd-man rush; Assists: Gust, Vesel; Time of goal: 4:32; BAK leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 10, TEX – 3
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Braden Christoffer (2nd) off a feed from the right-wing circle through the five-hole; Assist: Jones; Time of goal: 4:15; BAK leads, 3-0
  • STARS GOAL: D Joel Hanley on the power play from the left point; Assists: Condra, Gurianov; Time of goal: 5:47; BAK leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Cameron Hebig (5th) on the power play from the high slot; Assists: Benson, Polei; Time of goal: 17:41; BAK leads, 4-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 18, TEX – 11
  • STARS GOAL: RW Erik Condra (2nd) off a deflection in front; Assists: Markison, Gleason; Time of goal: 12:45; BAK leads, 4-2
  • STARS GOAL: LW Michael Mersch (5th) in the waning moments; Assists: Morin, Gurianov; BAK leads, 4-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 2, TEX – 16
  • THREE STARS: 1. Polei (BAK) 2. Gambardella (BAK) 3. Christoffer (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 1/4; TEX -1/4
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 35; STK – 26
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Montoya (3-2-0; 30/27); TEX – Point (1-3-1; 29/25)
  • RW Cameron Hebig has points in five straight (4g-3a)
  • Hebig has five power-play goals this season which leads all AHL rookies
  • LW Tyler Benson has a five-game point streak (0g-6a)
  • D Caleb Jones has five assists in his last three games
  • LW Evan Polei had a goal and assist
  • C Josh Currie had a fight in the first period
  • Scratches: Vesey (healthy), Marody (travel), Kulevich (healthy), Skinner (healthy)