Texas’ late tally downs Condors, 4-2

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Texas Stars (20-14-3-3; .575) snapped a tie score with just over a minute remaining in regulation, and added an empty net goal, to sneak past the Bakersfield Condors (14-14-2-2; .500) 4-2 Friday night at Rabobank Arena.
  • TEXAS GOAL: F Greg Rallo (14th) opened the scoring with a power play goal. Assists: Morin, Honka; Time of goal: 12:53; TEX leads 1-0
  • Shots: BAK: 2 | TEX: 14
  • TEXAS GOAL: D Mattias Backman (4th) shot from the left circle. Assists: Elie, Bystrom; Time of goal: 2:31; TEX leads 2-0
  • FIGHT: Khaira (BAK) vs. Stransky (TEX); 16:22
  • Shots: BAK: 8 | TEX: 8
  • CONDORS GOAL: D Griffin Reinhart (1st) from the top of the slot on the power play. Assists: McRae; Time of goal: 2:51; TEX leads 2-1
  • CONDORS GOAL: RW Josh Winquist (4th) blasted home a one-timer on the power play from the right circle. Assists: Oesterle, Miller; Time of goal: 7:13; tied 2-2
  • TEXAS GOAL: C Radek Faksa (10th) with a shot from the left wing boards. Assists: McKenzie; Time of goal: 18:51; TEX leads 3-2
  • TEXAS GOAL: Rallo (15th) scored into the empty net. Assists: Faksa; Time of goal: 19:40; TEX leads 4-2
  • Shots: BAK: 10 | TEX: 10
Three Stars: 1. Rallo (TEX) 2. Brossoit (BAK) 3. Faksa (TEX)
Final Shots: BAK: 20 | TEX: 43
Power plays: BAK: 2/6 | TEX: 1/7
BAK – Brossoit (10-7-3; 43/40)
TEX – Desrosiers (3-1-0; 20/18)
– LW Rob Klinkhammer (assigned by EDM) and D Ben Betker (reassigned from Norfolk in the ECHL) made their Condors debuts tonight
– RW Josh Winquist (Nov. 11) and C Phil McRae (Nov. 6) each returned to the lineup after missing over 20 games each to injury/illness
– Winquist has three goals in three games against Texas this season
– Scratches: Nikitin, Slepyshev (inj.), Platzer (inj.), LaLeggia (inj.), Kessy (inj.), Christoffer
– Attendance: 4,363
The Condors return to action Tuesday, Jan. 26 with High School & College ID Night, sponsored by Energy 95.3. All college and high school students can buy a lower level ticket to the game for just $1 by showing their student ID at the box office.

Friday, Jan. 29 is Princess Night. Meet your favorite princesses from the movies at the game, and join them for an exclusive dinner party before the game. Contact the Condors for more information at 324-PUCK (7825).