Hughes nets first pro tally in 3-1 loss

BOISE – D George Hughes scored his first professional goal, but the Bakersfield Condors (8-15-0-1, 17pts) could not overcome a strong Idaho Steelheads (14-8-2-2, 32pts) effort and fell, 3-1, at CenturyLink Arena on Saturday night.

Box Score

First Period

  • No scoring in the period
  • Shots: BAK- 13 | IDH – 5


Second Period

  • Idaho Goal: F Brock Montgomery off an abbreviated two-on-one deposited a quick pass in front past G Laurent Brossoit. Time of goal: 4:56; Steelheads lead, 1-0
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | IDH – 6


Third Period

  • Idaho goal: D Etienne Boutet shot from the left point through traffic deflected off a body in front and into the back of the net. Time of goal: 21 seconds; Steelheads lead, 2-0
  • Condors goal: D George Hughes scored his first professional goal, shorthanded, off a shot from the left-wing circle. Time of goal: 2:32; Steelheads lead, 2-1
  • Idaho goal: F David de Kastrozza sealed the win with an empty-net tally. Time of goal: 19:10; Steelheads win, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK- 5 | IDH – 9



W: ROBINSON (26/25, 9-2-0-1)
L:  BROSSOIT (20/18, 3-1-0-0)


Condors Droppings

  • Three Stars (from Ryan Holt): 1) Montgomery (IDH) 2) Hughes (BAK) 3) Robinson (IDH)
  • Shots on goal: BAK- 26 | IDH – 21
  • Power Plays: BAK-  0/4 | IDH – 0/6
  • Brossoit saw his shutout streak end at 211:17 after Montgomery’s goal in the second period
  • Hughes’ shorthanded tally was the Condors second in as many games
  • F Michael Neal (2g-3a) saw his four-game scoring streak come to an end
  • F Matt Thurber earned his first professional fighting major in the third period
  • Scratches: Follmer, Garlock, Abney, Schaber, Bennett


The Condors wrap up the road trip tomorrow afternoon at 4:10 p.m. Pacific time against the Steelheads. They return to home ice the day after Christmas with Kids In Free Night, sponsored by 29 Eyewitness News and La Caliente 96.9. Kids 14 and under can get a free lower level ticket with the purchase of at least one adult ticket. Kids must be present at time of purchase.

On Sunday, Dec. 29 we welcome Thor to Condorstown, to meet fans and pose for pictures in the Condors Photo Booth. Thor appears courtesy of 106.1 KRAB Radio. Fans are invited after the game to stick around and skate with the Condors as well.



The Condors Holiday 4-Pack is the perfect gift for those in your life who like to have fun and save money in the process. Pick four games of your choosing, save money, and get to enjoy the great perks of being a season ticket holder.


For more information or to select your games, click here.



Whether you’re looking for the best gift your loved one will receive or just a stocking stuffer, the Condors online team store has everything you are looking for this holiday season. From jerseys to sweatshirts, pucks to hats, give your loved one something they will love. Click here to shop!


View our videos on YouTube   Find us on Pinterest