Leading Scorer Helfrich Becomes First Player to Agree to Terms for 2012-13

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. The Bakersfield Condors have announced that the team has agreed to terms with 2011-12 leading scorer RW Tyler Helfrich.

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“Tyler is a player who really found a home here (after being acquired from Gwinnett),” said Condors Head Coach Matt O’Dette. “He does a lot of the little things very well whether it be on the power play or on the penalty kill and he developed into a leader for us. His professionalism really rubbed off on the guys and it’s a great start for us to have him back.”

Helfrich, 24, led the Condors in scoring last season with 50points (19g-31a) in 65 games. After being acquired on November 21st from the Gwinnett Gladiators, the rookie forward went on to amass 42 points (17g-25a) in 53 games played with Bakersfield, including 11 multiple-point games. The crafty two-way native of Calgary, AB was named the ECHL’s Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1 after recording seven points (2g-5a) in four games and served as an alternate captain for the second half of the season.

“I’m excited to pick up where we left off at the end of last season,” Helfrich said. “I’m looking forward to getting this team back in the playoff picture.”

He was the first rookie in Condors history to lead the team in scoring and his 50 points rank fourth all-time among Condors rookies.

The 15th Anniversary Season in Condorstown starts on October 14th with a 5 p.m. game against the Las Vegas Wranglers. With 28 of the 36 home games on the weekend, there is no excuse not to check out the best family entertainment in Bakersfield.  To view the entire schedule, click here.

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The Condors home opener against Las Vegas is in 117 days, but until then make sure to follow along with all that’s happening with the team. From community appearances, to player signings and funny videos, stay up to date with what the team is doing away from the ice during the summer months. Click any of the links below to see the latest and as always set your homepage to www.bakersfieldcondors.com the web center of #Condorstown.

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