Rookies lead the way in 4-2 win over Alaska

ANCHORAGE – The Bakersfield Condors (7-4-0-0, 14pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, won their fourth game in five tries, 4-2 over the Alaska Aces (1-7-0-0, 2pts) on Friday night at Sullivan Arena.
 Box Score | AUDIO HIGHLIGHT: K. Jones Goal
AUDIO HIGHLIGHT: Winquist Goal | Sylvestre Goal

Bakersfield was led by the line of LW Kellen Jones, C Connor Jones, and RW Kellen Jones who combined for six points on the evening.
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Winquist (4) on a 5-on-3 power play took a back door feed and found the back of the net. Assists: K. Jones, C. Jones; Time of goal: 3:11; BAK leads, 1-0
  • ACES GOAL: F Olivier Archambault (3) was left all alone at the top of the crease after a defensive zone turnover and beat G Ty Rimmer. Assist: Coffman; Time of goal: 9:29; Game tied, 1-1
  • Shots: BAK – 18 | AK – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Kellen Jones (2) shot from the high slot beat the left pad of G Andy Iles. Assists: C. Jones, Winquist; Time of goal: 4:24; BAK leads, 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Sebastien Sylvestre (2) uncorked a wrist shot from the slot that hit the top corner past Iles. Assists: Kremyr, MacNeil; BAK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 11
  • ACES GOAL: F Greg Wolfe (4) pulled the Aces within one from the left-wing circle. Assists: Sproule, Archambault; Time of goal: 16:43; BAK leads, 3-2
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Jordan Kremyr (3) sealed a win with an empty-netter. Assists: McKenzie, Nash; Time of goal: 19:38; BAK leads, 4-2
  • Shots: BAK – 8 | AK – 12
BAK: Rimmer (29/27; 5-4-0-0)
AK: Iles (33/30; 0-2-0-0)

  • Three Stars: 1. Rimmer (BAK) 2. K. Jones (BAK) 3. Winquist (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 34 | AK – 29
  • Power Plays: BAK – 1/5 | AK – 0/3
  • The 18 first period shots were a season-high for one period
  • RW Josh Winquist (4g-8a) has a point in seven of his eight games with Bakersfield and is tied for the rookie scoring lead
  • Winquist, K. Jones (2g-8a), and C. Jones (3g-6a) are all in the top-5 in rookie scoring
  • The only other time the Condors won back-to-back games in Alaska against the Aces was on December 3 & 5, 2008
  • Four Condors (Winquist, K. Jones, C. Jones, Kremyr) had multi-point nights
  • D Corey Fienhage was a season-high +3 on the night
  • Scratches: F Dan DeLisle, D Colin Joe, RW Jonathan Lessard, D Jonathan Narbonne, RW Mitch Holmberg
The Condors play in Alaska on Saturday night at 8:15 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. After returning home, they prepare for two HUGE promotions.

Friday, Nov. 14 is Star Wars Night, sponsored by My 45 and 98.5 The Fox. Meet characters from the movies as members of the Rebellion and the Galactic Empire invade Rabobank Arena. On Saturday, Nov. 15 the Condors will don their much-publicized Seinfeld Puffy Shirt Jerseys, sponsored by KUZZ 107.9 and American Business Machines. The jerseys will be auctioned off for M.A.R.E. after the game and five will be given away that night.

It’s going to be the biggest crowd of the year. You know you are going to go. But you always sit in the top rows because you wait until the last minute. Don’t wait! Save cash, save time standing in line, and sit in the seats YOU want to sit in by purchasing a Teddy Bear Toss Pick 3 plan. TBTP3 holders have access to the best seats in the house, plus you will save money and pick two more Condors games to come to over the next five months. It’s a no brainer! Packages start at just $30. Contact the Condors front office at 324-PUCK (7825).