Schaber scores game-winner in Utah, 3-2

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Bakersfield Condors (19-22-2-4, 44pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, went down to four defensemen early in the 2nd period, but gutted out a 3-2 win over the Utah Grizzlies (21-19-4-3, 49pts) on Saturday night at Maverik Center.
D C.J. Ludwig left the game early in the second period after an unpenalized hit and did not return. Cameron Abney and Akim Aliu each filled in on the blue line for the Condors who went down to just four blueliners.
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (8) followed up a rebound and deposited a shot into thevacated cage. Assists: Schaber, Brooks; Time of goal: 9:16; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Sebastien Sylvestre (13) with a great individual effort, sprinted down the right wing and tucked a shot high, short side, from in tight. Assists: Aliu, Abney; Time of goal: 17:59; BAK leads, 2-0
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | UTA – 9
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: F Mathieu Aubin (18) notched  power-play goal from the left-wing circle. Assists: Pelech, Wojtala; Time of goal: 11:55; BAK leads, 2-1
  • Shots: BAK – 19 | UTA – 9
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Chase Schaber (15) uncorked a wrist shot under the crossbar from the top of the slot. Assists: Aliu, Nash; Time of goal: 1:38; BAK leads, 3-1
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: C T.J. Syner (7) banked a shot in off a leg shorthanded. Assists: Krushelnyski, Hardowa; Time of goal: 12:37; BAK leads, 3-1
  • Shots: BAK – 9 | UTA – 5
BAK: Tuohimaa (10-11-1-2; 23/21)
UTA: Bobkov (6-5-1-0; 37/34)


  • Three Stars: 1. Schaber (BAK) 2. Sylvestre (BAK) 3. Tuohimaa (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 37 | UTA – 23
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/5 | UTA – 1/4
  • RW Brendan Brooks (2g-2a) extended his point streak to four games
  • F/D Akim Aliu (0g-2a) had his first multi-point night as a Condor
  • Scratches: F Nick MacNeil, D Ben Lindemulder, G Ty Rimmer, D Joe Marciano, F Gabriel Levesque
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