Sylvestre paces Condors to 4-1 win over Utah

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors (14-10-1-2, 31pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, controlled the game throughout and defeated the Utah Grizzlies (10-11-2-2, 24pts), 4-1 on Sunday night at Rabobank Arena.
Four Condors notched multi-point nights led by two goals from RW Sebastien Sylvestre.
  • CONDORS GOAL: LW Sebastien Sylvestre (7) corralled a loose puck at the right-wing circle and snapped it under the bar. Unassisted: 2:44; BAK leads, 1-0
  • CONDORS GOAL: C Josh Currie (5) batted a rebound out of midair past G Igor Bobkov after a turnover deep in Utah’s zone. Assist: Schaber, Brooks; Time of goal: 15:17; BAK leads, 2-0
  • Both teams had potential goals disallowed in the first period.
  • Shots: BAK – 14 | UTA – 6
  • CONDORS GOAL: Sylvestre (8) with his second of the night scooped a loose rebound from the slot. Assists: Currie, Nash; Time of goal: 14:08; BAK leads, 3-0
  • Shots: BAK – 11 | UTA – 6
  • GRIZZLIES GOAL: D Gentry Zollars (1) found a loose puck at the side of the net and tucked it into an empty cage. Assist: Pelech; Time of goal: 15:00; BAK leads, 3-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Brendan Brooks (6) empty-net tally. Assists: Fienhage, Nash; Time of goal: 19:26; BAK leads, 4-1
  • Shots: BAK – 5 | UTA – 10
BAK: Tuohimaa (22/21; 6-3-0-2)
UTA: Bobkov (29/26; 1-2-0)CONDORS DROPPINGS:
  • Three Stars: 1. Sylvestre (BAK) 2. Tuohimaa (BAK) 3. Currie (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 30 | UTA – 22
  • Power Plays: BAK – 0/3 | UTA – 0/1
  • C Josh Currie has three goals in his last two games
  • LW Sebastien Sylvestre has seven points (4g-3a) in five games
  • RW Brendan Brooks now has 13 points (5g-8a) in 11 games with the Condors
  • The Condors failed to score on the power play for the first time in 11 games
  • RW Brendan Brooks has 13 points in 11 games since joining Bakersfield (6g-7a)
  • Scratches: D Joe Marciano, F Ryan Watson
After a trip to Alaska next week the Condors return home for four straight and eight of their next 10 games. The Condors return to Rabobank Arena for two straight games after Christmas.Friday, Dec. 26 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)
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Saturday, Dec. 27 vs. Stockton Thunder (7 p.m.)

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