GAME RECAP: Ontario 3, Condors 2 (OT)

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (1-0-1) scored twice in the third period to secure a point in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Ontario Reign (2-0-0) on Saturday night in front of 5,001 at Mechanics Bank Arena. RW Kailer Yamamoto and RW Josh Currie each scored in the third for Bakersfield. The Condors secured three of a possible four points on opening weekend in front of nearly 11,000 fans.
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Martin Frk (2nd) from the right-wing circle off a rush; Unassisted; Time of goal: 3:42; ONT leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK- 12, ONT – 8
  • REIGN GOAL: C Mario Kempe (2nd) blast from the left-wing circle; Assists: Luff, Anderson; Time of goal: 16:50; ONT leads, 2-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 15, ONT – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Kailer Yamamoto (2nd) left all alone in front off a feed from behind the net; Assists: Gagner, Marody; Time of goal: 3:45; ONT leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Currie (2nd) found on the back door off a dish from the side of the net; Assists: Gambardella, Malone; Time of goal: 12:19; Game tied, 2-2
  • SHOTS: BAK- 14, ONT – 7
OVERTIME: Kempe (3rd) grabbed a loose puck off a busted play and deposited the game-winner. ONT wins, 3-2
  • THREE STARS: 1. Petersen (ONT) 2. Kempe (ONT) 3. Currie (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 0/3; ONT – 0/3
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 44; ONT – 25
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Skinner (0-0-1; 25/22); ONT – Petersen (2-0-0; 44/42)
  • The Condors are 8-1-2 in their last 11 against Ontario dating back to last season and have points in eight straight (6-0-2)
  • RW Kailer Yamamoto and RW Josh Currie each have two goals to start the season
  • C Brad Malone had assists in each of the games this weekend
  • C Sam Gagner picked up his first point as a Condor with an assist
  • Bakersfield is off until Sunday, Oct. 13 when they travel to San Jose at 1 p.m.
  • Scratches: Cameron Hebig, Nolan Vesey