RECAP: Condors 7, Ontario 6

ONTARIO, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (30-15-2-1; 63pts) hung on for their 14th consecutive victory, 7-6, over the Ontario Reign (15-24-4-2; 36pts) on Friday night. RW Patrick Russell had two goals, RW Kailer Yamamoto had a goal and assist, and RW Josh Currie had a multi-point night. Bakersfield hosts Ontario at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
  • REIGN GOAL: C Philippe Maillet (12th) off a turnover in the slot; Assist: Moulson; Time of goal: 1:21; ONT leads, 1-0
  • REIGN GOAL: D Austin Strand (3rd) point shot through traffic; Assists: Maillet, Luff; Time of goal: 6:04; ONT leads, 2-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Patrick Russell (13th) at the top of the crease on a rebound; Assists: Stanton, Jones; Time of goal: 11:44; ONT leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: Russell (14th) on the next shift rifled a shot home from the left-wing circle on a cross ice pass; Assists: Yamamoto, Jones; 13:01; Game tied, 2-2
  • SHOTS: BAK – 9 , ONT – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Cooper Marody (11th) from the slot; Assists: Currie, Benson; Time of goal: 1:24; BAK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kailer Yamamoto (7th) on a 5-on-3 PP at the side of the net; Assists: Jones, Sekera; Time of goal: 4:33; BAK leads, 4-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Ryan Stanton (5th) blasted a shot home from the right-wing circle; Assists: Benson, Lowe; Time of goal: 5:38; BAK leads, 5-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Currie (24th) on a breakaway seconds later; Unassisted; Time of goal: 5:57; BAK leads, 6-2
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Jonny Brodzinski (1st) on a power play rebound; Assists: Mitchell, Grundstrom; Time of goal: 14:30; BAK leads, 6-3
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW David Gust (14th) from the bottom of the right-wing circle; Assists: Polei, Vesel; Time of goal: 17:19; BAK leads, 7-3
  • SHOTS: BAK- 17 , ONT – 12
  • REIGN GOAL: RW Zack Mitchell (5th) from the right-wing circle; Assist: Rempal; Time of goal: 1:47; BAK leads, 7-4
  • REIGN GOAL: LW Carl Grundstrom (16th) from the low slot; Assists: Clague, Lintuiniemi; Time of goal: 2:49; BAK leads, 7-5
  • REIGN GOAL: LW Matt Moulson (22nd) on a power play rebound; Assists: Luff, Maillet; Time of goal: 2:48; BAK leads, 7-6
  • SHOTS: BAK- 3, ONT – 15
  • THREE STARS: 1. Russell (BAK) 2. Maillet (ONT) 3. Jones (BAK)
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 1/4;  ONT – 2/5
  • SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK – 29 ; ONT – 36
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Starrett (18-3-3; 36/30); ONT – Budaj, relief (4-7-3; 10/9)
  • G Shane Starrett won his 12th straight between the pipes
  • LW Tyler Benson has seven points (3g-4a) in a five-game point streak; he leads all AHL rookies with 34 assists
  • C Cooper Marordy has 2g-4a on a five-game point streak
  • RW Josh Currie leads the entire AHL since January 1 in scoring with 23 points (15g-8a) in 19 games
  • RW David Gust set a new career high with his 14th goal
  • D Ryan Stanton was a season-high +4
  • Only six teams in the 84-year history of the AHL have won 15 straight, which the Condors will attempt Saturday night
  • Scratches: Spooner, Kulevich, Christoffer, Day, Montoya