Idaho ends Condors home point streak at 7 games

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (28-25-2-3, 61pts) fell for the first time on home ice since Feb. 1, 4-1 to the Idaho Steelheads (31-23-3-4, 69pts) Friday night at Rabobank Arena.
1st Period
  • Steelheads goal: F Rob Linsmayer wrist shot from the low slot; 9:10; IDH leads, 1-0
  • Idaho was held to just four shots in the period, and their goal came on their first shot of the game.
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | IDH – 4

2nd Period

  • Steelheads goal: F Jason Bast with his first career goal, on a rebound off the end boards at 4:08; IDH leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | IDH – 14
3rd Period
  • Steelheads goal: D Ryan Button with a blast from the right circle on a 5-on-3 power play; IDH leads 3-0
  • Steelheads goal: F William Rapuzzi on the power play at 6:09; IDH leads 4-0 
  • CONDORS goal: C Gary Steffes with a backhand shot from between the circles at 11:30; IDH leads 4-1
  • Shots: BAK –  7 | IDH – 7
W: Nagle (21-13-2-2, 25/24)
L: Brossoit (20-8-2-0, 25/21)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Button (IDH), 2. Nagle (IDH), 3. Steffes (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 25 | IDH – 25
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/4 | IDH – 2/3
  • RW Jordan Knackstedt made his return to the lineup from the AHL, but was ejected in the third period for a boarding call.
  • LW Chris Collins served the second of a two-game ECHL-imposed suspension tonight.
  • D Collin Bowman recorded an assist for the third straight game.
  • Scratches: Pageau (21-IR), Bennett (21-IR), Collins, Cunningham



Saturday, Mar. 15 – 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 (, through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online at “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 Wednesdays 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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