Near capacity crowd sees Condors smoke Stockton

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (27-22-2-3, 59pts) scored three times in the second period and G Laurent Brossoit set a new Condors shutout record en route to a 3-0 win over the Stockton Thunder (27-22-0-5, 59pts) in front of the 10th largest crowd in Condors history – 8,393 fans – at Rabobank Arena Tuesday night. The win puts the Condors into a tie with Stockton for 6th place in the standings.

Post-game interviews: Chase Schaber | Troy Mann

1st Period
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | STK – 3

2nd Period

  • CONDORS goal: D Collin Bowman (4th) slipped in a centering feed from the top of the crease (Thurber, Collins assist) at 1:17; BAK leads 1-0
  • CONDORS goal: F Chase Schaber (11th) with a wrist shot from the left circle (Watson, Leach assist) at 8:46; BAK leads 2-0
  • CONDORS goal: D George Hughes (5th) joined a 4-on-2 rush and sent a wrist shot home from between the circles (Schaber assist) at 16:35; BAK leads 3-0
  • Shots: BAK – 12 | STK – 6
3rd Period
  • No scoring
  • Shots: BAK – 10 | STK – 11
W: Brossoit (19-6-2-0; 20/20)
L: Foster (19-12-0-4; 32/19)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. Schaber (BAK) 2. Brossoit (BAK) 3. Hughes (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 32 | STK – 20
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/4 | STK – 0/3
  • Brossoit recorded his 5th shutout as a Condor (7th of the season), setting a new Bakersfield all-time record.
  • C Matt Thurber (1g-5a), RW Chris Collins (3g-6a) each extended their point streaks to five games.
  • D George Hughes (2g-2a) extended his point streak to four games.
  • The Condors are 14-3-1-0 in their last 18 home games.
  • Bakersfield is 24-10-2-2 (.684) since Nov. 27 – the best record in the league over the last three months.
  • This was the second Top 10 crowd of the season for the Condors. Teddy Bear Toss in November drew the 9th largest crowd in team history.
  • Scratches: Pageau, Bennett, Cunningham



Friday, Mar. 14 – ZOOperstars!
  • Condors vs. Idaho Steelheads
  • The ZOOperstars! will be in the house – featuring Peyton Manatee, Squidney Crosby, LeBronco James and more.
  • Sponsored by My 45 and 101.5 KGFM
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.

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.

Tune In:

  • The Condors head to Alaska for three games in Anchorage this weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • 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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