GAME RECAP: Condors 7, Ontario 0

CONDORSTOWN, Calif.  – The Bakersfield Condors (37-17-3-1; 78pts) raced out to 5-0 first period lead and never looked back in a 7-0 shutout of the Ontario Reign (21-28-6-2; 50pts) in front of 7,932 on Saturday. D Ethan Bear (2g-2a) and LW Tyler Benson (1g-3a) each had four points.
Bakersfield scored five goals in a period for the sixth time this season. Only eight other teams have scored five in a period once. With the win, the Condors are 21-2-1 in their last 24 games and are 11-0-3 in their last 14 games on Saturdays.
The Condors magic number is eight to clinch a playoff berth and are eight points atop the Pacific Division.
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Jakob Stukel (1st) off a rebound; Assists: Bear, Callahan; Time of goal: 1:44; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: Stukel (2nd) at the left-wing circle; Assists: Vesey, Callahan; Time of goal: 5:33; BAK leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Cooper Marody (15th) shifted to the top of the crease and stuffed it home; Assists: Benson, Bear; Time of goal: 10:45; BAK leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Ethan Bear (3rd) blast from the point on the power play; Assists: Benson, Marody; Time of goal: 15:57; BAK leads, 4-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (13th) on the power play off a deflection in front; Assists: Hebig, Callahan; Time of goal: 19:42; BAK leads, 5-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 12, ONT – 7
  • CONDORS GOAL: Bear (4th) on a one-timer at the left-wing circle; Assists: Benson, Day; Time of goal: 16:39; BAK leads, 6-0
  • SHOTS: BAK- 8 , ONT – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW David Gust (16th) drop pass to the left-wing circle; Assists: Polei, Stanton; Time of goal: 6:14; BAK leads, 7-0 
  • SHOTS: BAK- 10, ONT – 10
  • THREE STARS: 1. Bear (BAK) 2. Stukel (BAK) 3. Benson (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 2/5 ;  ONT – 0/8
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 30 ; ONT – 23
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (24-4-4; 23/23); ONT – Petersen (9-16-3; 12/7)
  • D Ethan Bear had four points (2g-2a), a career-high
  • LW Tyler Benson extended a point streak to six games (4g-7a) with four points
  • Benson now has 55 points on the season matching C Anton Lander for the most in a single Condors AHL season
  • C Cooper Marody extended a point streak to  six games (3g-7a) with two points
  • LW Jakob Stukel scored twice, his first AHL goals
  • RW Mitch Callahan had three assists
  • D Logan Day played forward for the first time in his career
  • Bakersfield is 6-1-0 against Ontario this season
  • The Condors are 21-2-1 in their last 24 games
  • LW Joe Gambardella was called up to Edmonton last night and played with the Oilers in Arizona tonight
  • Scratches:  Russell, Yamamoto, Kulevich, Montoya