Point earned in shootout loss to Stockton

STOCKTON, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (15-17-1-2, 33pts) moved up to the 7th spot in the Western Conference with a 4-3 shootout loss to the Stockton Thunder (20-13-0-4, 44pts) on Saturday night at Stockton Arena. D Erik Burgdoerfer gave the Condors a 3-2 lead early in the third period, but it was equalized minutes later.

Box Score | Listen: Tremblay Goal

1st Period
  • FIGHT: RW Cameron Abney and F Mathieu Gagnon dropped the mitts right off the opening face-off.
  • Thunder goal: F Alex MacLeod on a breakaway beat G Tyler Bunz over the glove. Time of goal: 2:48; Thunder lead, 1-0
  • CONDORS goal: On the power-play, RW Nicholas Tremblay (4th) potted a rebound off a D Wes Cunningham shot. Assists: Schaber, Cunningham; Time of goal: 12:35;Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 7, STK – 13

2nd Period

  • CONDORS goal: C Matt Thurber (3) on the power play, finished off a feed from C Joel Broda at the side of the net. Assists: Broda, Hughes; Time of goal: 13:54; Condors lead, 2-1
  • Thunder goal: F Greg Miller stuffed home a shot from the side of the net on the power play. Game tied, 2-2
  • Shots: BAK – 6, STK – 5
3rd Period
  • CONDORS goal: D Erik Burgdoerfer (5) walked down the slot and snapped a shot past G Brian Foster. Assist: Bennett; Time of goal: 1:09; Condors lead, 3-2
  • Thunder goal: F Joey Martin blasted a shot from the left-wing circle into the back of the net. Time of goal: 8:56; Game tied, 3-3
  • Shots: BAK – 3, STK – 10
  • No scoring in overtime; Condors killed off a late power play
  • Knackstedt scored in the shootout, but Martin and Bruijsten answered and Stockton picked up the extra point.
W: Foster (17/14; 16-6-0-3)
SOL: Bunz (31/28; 5-2-0-2)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars (from broadcaster Ryan Holt: 1. Martin (STK), 2. Burgdoerfer (BAK), 3. Miller (STK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 17 | STK – 32
  • Power plays: BAK – 2/4 | STK – 1/7
  • Abney’s fight was his sixth of the season, a team-high
  • Knackstedt is a perfect 3-for-3 in shootout attempts this season
  • The Condors are 3-4-0-1 against Stockton this year as the teams conclude the season series in Bakersfield on March 4
  • LW Chase Schaber now has 2g-3a in his last three games
  • Scratches: Pageau, Neal, Gawryletz, Hopfner, Watson, Collins



Sunday, Jan. 19 vs. Ontario Reign

  • Stick around after the game and skate with the team on the Rabobank Arena ice
  • Bring your own skates or rent them for $5


Tickets are on sale now for one of the most anticipated nights of the season, Tip A Condor presented by 98.5 The Fox. This year’s event returns to Firehouse, located at 7701 White Lane, on Tues. January 28 from 5-8 p.m. Every year Condors players trade their hockey gear in and become waiters, all in the name of a good cause. There will be tremendous auction items available to bid on and fans can interact with the players playing games, taking pictures, and more as the guys collect tips for the Kern County Shrine Club. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. Click here  

Click here or call 324-PUCK (7825) for more information.


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