GAME RECAP: Condors 8, San Jose 4

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (24-22-9-1, 58pts) scored eight for the first time in their AHL history and beat the San Jose Barracuda (26-23-3-3, 58pts) 8-4 on Friday night at Rabobank Arena. C Josh Currie had a hat trick, RW Patrick Russell had four points (2g-2a), and LW Joey LaLeggia had three assists. The win moved the Condors within six points of a playoff spot with 12 games remaining in the regular season.
The Condors are in San Diego Saturday night at 7 p.m.
  • THREE STARS: 1. Currie (BAK) 2. Russell (BAK) 3. LaLeggia (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/2; SJ – 0/2
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 31; SJ – 27
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Brossoit (9-6-4; 15/11); SJ – Bibeau (18-12-2; 30/23)
  • Currie’s hat trick was his second of the season and his fourth in the last two seasons; it was the Condors seventh hat trick in the AHL era
  • RW Zach O’Brien has nine points (2g-7a) in his last eight games
  • LW Joey LaLeggia had three assists and has a team-leading 25 on the season
  • It was the first time the Condors scored eight in their AHL era
  • D Ryan Stanton and D Keegan Lowe were each +5
  • D Logan Day made his professional debut
  • Yesterday, leading scorer RW Ty Rattie was recalled by the Edmonton Oilers
  • Scratches: Hamilton (inj.), Callahan (susp.), Mantha (inj.), Gryba (inj.), Loney (healthy)