Teddy Bear tossing crowd sees Condors fall in OT, 3-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (6-8-1-0, .433) fell to the San Diego Gulls (7-5-1-0, .577) in overtime, 3-2 Saturday night at Rabobank Arena in front of a crowd of 7,855. C Anton Lander, in his first game since being assigned from Edmonton, scored the Teddy Bear Toss goal, prompting an avalanche of stuffed animals onto the ice to be donated to United Way of Kern County.

Post-game video: Gerry Fleming


  • GULLS GOAL: RW Nick Sorenson (2nd) rebound from the bottom of the right circle; Assists: Samuels-Thomas, Kossila; Time of goal: 8:06. SD leads, 1-0
  • SHOTS: BAK – 10 | SD – 15


  • No scoring.
  • Gulls starting G Matt Hackett left the game injured at 5:22, replaced by G Dustin Tokarski.
  • SHOTS: BAK – 15 | SD – 14


  • CONDORS GOAL: C Anton Lander (1st) snapped one home from the left wing circle; Assists: Beck, Hamilton; Time of goal: 1:17; Tie game, 1-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Taylor Beck (7th) slipped one past the stick of G Dustin Tokarski on a power play; Assists: Lander, Hamilton; Time of goal: 3:03; BAK leads, 2-1
  • GULLS GOAL: LW Kevin Roy (6th) scored from the right wing circle; Assists: Tropp, Kossila; Time of goal: 4:33; Tie game, 2-2
  • SHOTS: BAK – 11 | SD – 10
  • GOALS GULL: RW Corey Tropp (6th) snuck one behind G Nick Ellis on a power play; Assists: Kossila, Roy; Time of goal: 3:38; SD leads, 3-2
  • SHOTS: BAK – 0 | SD – 2
  • THREE STARS: 1. Tropp (SD), 2. Lander (BAK), 3. Beck (BAK)
  • SHOTS: BAK – 36 | SD – 41
  • POWER PLAYS: BAK – 1/4 | SD – 1/3
  • GOALTENDERS: BAK – Ellis (3-2-1; 41/38) | SD – Hackett (14/14), Tokarski (4-2-0; 22/20)
  • C Anton Lander made his season debut for the Condors after being assigned from Edmonton earlier this week.
  • Lander will appear on FOX 58 Monday morning, live for the Teddy Bear Toss count along with the United Way. Tune in from 7-9 a.m.
  • This was just the fourth time in the Condors 18-year Teddy Bear Toss history that the big goal came in the third period.
  • Condors leading scorer RW Taylor Beck extended his team lead in points with 1g-1a. He’s third in the AHL in scoring on the season.
  • D Griffin Reinhart returned to the lineup tonight after missing the last seven games to injury. He has played in just 5 of the team’s 14 games.
  • Scratches: Betker, Oesterle, Moroz, Rechlicz, Chase, Simonelli, Tam
  • Attendance: 7,855


The first weekend in December promises two exciting giveaways for the fans. On Friday the 2nd, the first 2,000 guests five and older will receive a must-have replica of Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium in preparation for the Outdoor Classic in January. Presented by HITS 93.1 and Bakersfield College.
Saturday the 3rd, fans will receive a Condors Christmas Stocking. In addition, one lucky fan will win the Empire Eye and LASIK Giveaway, and leave with better eyesight than when they walked in. Presented by La Preciosa 105.3 FM.


In 25 days, there will be ice on the turf at Bakersfield College’s Memorial Stadium. Public skating, snowman building, a zip line, inflatables… Plus, the Condors vs. the Ontario Reign, outdoors under the lights. Get the Outdoor Classic three-pack – a ticket to the Three-Way Chevrolet Condorstown Outdoor Classic pres. by Mission Bank, a ticket to the game of your choice, and a ticket to Winterfest!
Get this deal now and book your seat for three HUGE games this season. Call 324-PUCK (7825) or click here for more information.