Heywood joins team on ATO

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, announced today that they have signed D Jordan Heywood to an Amateur Try-out Agreement (ATO).
HEYWOOD – career stats
  • 6’0″, 195 lbs., shoots right – Regina, Saskatchewan
  • Four-year defenseman at Merrimack College (Andover, Mass.) of Hockey East
  • Finished his career with 60 points (13g-47a) in 130 games from the blue line
  • Set a Merrimack record for games played with 147 (includes playoffs/tournament); did not miss a game in his college career
  • Runner-up for Hockey East Top Defensive Defenseman his junior campaign in 2012-13
  • Team captain for his junior and senior seasons

An ATO allows a player who has yet to play a professional game to play five games or spend 10 days with the team, whichever comes first, before the player has to be signed to a standard contract.

Merrimack was eliminated in the first round of the Hockey East Tournament by Maine last Saturday.



TONIGHT – Dancin’ Granny Bobble-hip Giveaway
  • Condors vs. Idaho Steelheads
  • The first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get a bobble-hip doll of famed Condors fan Dancin’ Granny
  • Sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News and 98.5 The Fox
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar. 18 – 2-for-Tuesday, High School/College ID Night

  • Condors vs. Las Vegas Wranglers
  • Enjoy a combo meal at local Carl’s Jr. locations and receive a 2-for-1 ticket voucher for the game
  • High school and college students can purchase $1 lower level tickets by presenting their student ID at the box office
  • sponsored by KLLY 95.3 and Carl’s Jr.
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

Tune In:

  • All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (www.foxsports970am.com), through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online at www.AmericaOneSports.com. “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian can be seen on www.Bakersfield.comWednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

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