GAME RECAP: Stockton 4, Condors 3

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (2-2-1; 5pts) erased a three-goal deficit, but fell 4-3 to the Stockton Heat (5-1-0; 10pts) on Saturday at Mechanics Bank Arena. D Evan Bouchard scored for the second straight game as C Brad Malone extended his points streak to five games.
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Matthew Phillips (3rd) off a turnover; Unassisted; Time of goal: 2:58; STK leads, 1-0
  • HEAT GOAL: D Brandon Davidson (2nd) on the power play from the left point; Assists: Quine, Gawdin; Time of goal: 5:14; STK leads, 2-0
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Buddy Robinson (5th) on a backdoor tap-in; Assists: Dube, Quine; Time of goal: 7:46; STK leads, 3-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Evan Bouchard (2nd) power-play blast from the point; Assists: Currie, Benson; Time of goal: 14:18; STK leads, 3-1
  • SHOTS: BAK- 9, STK – 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Brad Malone (1st) off a goal mouth feed; Assists: Cave, Gambardella; Time of goal: 5:47; STK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Currie (4th) from the slot on the power play; Assists: Benson, Gambardella; Time of goal: 16:17; Game tied, 3-3
  • SHOTS: BAK – 12, STK – 7
  • HEAT GOAL: RW Eetu Tuulola (3rd) from the left-wing circle; Unassisted; Time of goal: 10:11; STK leads, 4-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 6, STK – 6
  • THREE STARS: 1. Tuulola (STK) 2. Davidson (STK) 3. Benson (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 2/5; STK – 1/2
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 27; STK – 21
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Skinner (ND, 7:46; 5/2), Wells (L; 50:27; 16/15) ; STK – Zagidulin (4-1-0; 27/24)
  • C Brad Malone has points in five straight (1g-5a)
  • RW Tyler Benson (2a), LW Joe Gambardella (2a), and RW Josh Currie (1g-1a) all had multi-point nights
  • C Colby Cave fought LW Martin Pospisil in the first period
  • D Cody Corbett was signed to a PTO yesterday and made his Condors debut tonight; he spent the past three seasons in the Colorado Avalanche organization
  • RW Sam Gagner was recalled by Edmonton earlier in the day
  • C Gaetan Haas was assigned to the Condors earlier in the day, but did not play
  • Scratches: Shane Starrett, Kirill Maksimov, Vincent Desharnais, Michael Downing, Gaetan Haas