Silver Skater Promotion tonight; Lewadniuk suspended

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors will have three players recognized through the ECHL Silver Skater/Golden Goalie Program, a league-wide promotion that honors the top players around the league for each team.

In an online fan poll, RW Scott Freeman and F Peter Boyd were selected as the Condors’ Silver Skaters. The league also selected one goalie from each team, and the Condors’ Golden Goalie was chosen to be Matt Keetley.

Boyd, who is the Condors team captain, and Keetley, who is the Condors goaltending leader in wins, goals against average and save percentage, will both wear special jerseys tonight, when the Condors host the Stockton Thunder. Boyd’s jersey will feature a specially-designed silver Condors logo crest, while Keetley’s jersey is gold in color, with a Golden Goalie logo crest and the Condors logo on the shoulders. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and game time is 7 p.m.

Freeman, who is currently on the 21-day injured reserve and will not play tonight, will wear his Silver Skater jersey during the next Condors home game he participates in.

The jerseys will be available for purchase in an online auction on that commences Mar. 5.
Aaron Lewadniuk suspended by the team
In other team news, F Aaron Lewadniuk has been suspended by the Condors, as of Thursday, Feb. 23. Lewadniuk has left the team. He had one goal and eight points in 17 games since being acquired from Idaho in exchange for F Michael Gergen.


Bobble-fists, Bugs Bunny & Palm Trees this weekend
The Condors are home for two games against the Stockton Thunder this weekend. Tonight, the first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get a Hans Benson Bobble-fist doll, sponsored by KBAK Eyewitness News and Three-Way Automotive Group. On Saturday, the first 2,000 fans 5 and older will take home a Palm Tree seedling to plant at home, and also welcome Bugs Bunny, sponsored by Bright House Networks, KERN 1180 and Cal Water.


Great Tickets Available!
Individual tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster and the Rabobank Arena box office by calling 1-800-745-3000. Box office hours are 10-6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10-4 p.m. on Saturday with extended hours on game days.  For more information on ticket packages, exciting promotions, and to sign up for the Kids Club for just $10, visit the online home of the Condors,

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