Klinkhammer wins it, 4-2

ONTARIO, Calif. – LW Rob Klinkhammer scored shorthanded in the third period to propel the Bakersfield Condors (15-14-2-2; .515) past the Ontario Reign (20-10-2-1; .652), 4-2, on Saturday night at Citizens Business Bank Arena. The Condors have points in three straight games (2-0-1) against the division-leading Reign.
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Tyler Pitlick (1st) snapped a shot off an attacking-zone faceoff. Assist: Khaira; Time of goal: 8:15; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Josh Winquist (5th) on a one-timer from the right-wing circle. Assists: Oesterle, Miller; Time of goal: 17:59; BAK leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK: 9 | ONT: 5
  • REIGN GOAL: C Nic Dowd (6th) knocked in a loose rebound off a shot that caromed off the post. Assists: Raine, Backman; Time of goal: 14:22; BAK leads, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK: 11 | ONT – 14
  • CONDORS GOAL: Rob Klinkhammer (1st) on a shorthanded breakaway; Unassisted; Time of goal: 7:20; BAK leads, 3-1
  • REIGN GOAL: Dowd (7th) on a rebound on the power play. Assists: Mersch, Gravel; Time of goal: 10:35; BAK leads, 3-2
  • Andrew Miller (8th) added the empty-netter assisted by Oesterle
  • Shots: BAK: 9 | ONT – 12
Three Stars: 1. Dowd (ONT) 2. Klinkhammer (BAK) 3. Winquist (BAK)
Final Shots: BAK: 29 | ONT – 31
Power plays: BAK: 1/2 | ONT – 1/3
BAK – Brossoit (11-7-3; 31/29)
ONT – Burdaj (19-9-2; 28/25)
– Winquist has goals in two straight since returning from injury
– Khaira has three assists in four games since being reassigned by Edmonton
– Oesterle has five points (2g-3a) during his three-game point streak
– The Condors have power-play goals in nine of their last 11 games
– Scratches: Betker, Slepyshev (inj.), Platzer (inj.), LaLeggia (inj.), Kessy (inj.), Jones
– Attendance: 8,764
The Condors return to action Tuesday, Jan. 26 with High School & College ID Night, sponsored by Energy 95.3. All college and high school students can buy a lower level ticket to the game for just $1 by showing their student ID at the box office.

Friday, Jan. 29 is Princess Night. Meet your favorite princesses from the movies at the game, and join them for an exclusive dinner party before the game. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).