GAME RECAP: Manitoba 3, Condors 2

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The Bakersfield Condors (39-20-3-1; 83pts) erased a third period deficit, only to have it slip away late in a 3-2 loss to the Manitoba Moose (36-28-5-2; 79pts) on Wednesday. C Luke Esposito and D William Lagesson had the goals for the Condors. C Cooper Marody had two assists and is now second to teammate Tyler Benson in the AHL rookie scoring race.
  • No scoring
  • SHOTS: BAK – 14, MB – 4
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Luke Esposito (7th) on a wraparound; Assists: Marody, Lowe; Time of goal: 6:45; BAK leads, 1-0
  • MOOSE GOAL: D C-D Beaudoin (1st) slap shot from the high slot; Assists: Girard, Griffith; Time of goal: 9:31; Game tied, 1-1
  • MOOSE GOAL: C Logan Shaw (27th) one-timer from the left-wing circle on the power play; Assists: Schilling Vesalainan, MB leads, 2-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 6 , MB – 14
  • CONDORS GOAL: D William Lagesson (8th) delayed down the slot and fired past the Moose netminder; Assists: Benson, Marody; Time of goal: 16:32; Game tied, 2-2
  • MOOSE GOAL: RW Mason Appleton (13th) from in tight off a turnover; Assists: Shaw, Vesalainen; MB leads, 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 11, MB – 9
  • THREE STARS: 1. Shaw (MB) 2. Marody (BAK) 3. Berdin (MB)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/3 ;  MB – 1/5
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 31 ; MB – 27
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Wells (5-6-0; 27/24); MB –  Berdin (11-6-3; 31/29)
  • C Luke Esposito has nine points (5g-4a) in his last 13 games and had a goal tonight
  • LW Tyler Benson leads all AHL rookies in scoring with teammate C Cooper Marody in second; Benson had an assist while Marody had two helpers on the night
  • The Condors finish 2-2-0 against Manitoba and 7-4-0 against the Central Division
  • Bakersfield wraps the road trip in San Antonio on Saturday
  • Scratches:  Kulevich, Russell, Manning, Yamamoto, Montoya