Thunder roll over Condors 7-0

Thunder roll over Condors 7-0
Back in Stockton tomorrow night

Stockton, Calif. – Fights highlighted the night as the Bakersfield Condors (4-4-0-0, 8pts) fell to the Stockton Thunder (3-1-1-1, 8pts) by a score of 7-0 in front of 6,707 fans on Friday night at Stockton Arena.

The Thunder wasted no time jumping on the Condors in the first period. C Craig Valette and LW Jesse Gimblett scored goals within 1:23 seconds. C Chris Lawrence added to Stockton’s lead with 3:37 left in the first period, as the Condors trailed 3-0 after one period.

The Condors had opportunities to crack the score sheet with two power plays in the second period, but were continually frustrated by G Bryan Pitton and the Thunder defense. The Condors were only able to fire 13 shots on goal through two periods of play.

The Condors needed three goals going into the third period, but Stockton quickly put Bakersfield into a bigger deficit. RW Frasier Clair and C Chris d’Alvise each scored in the first three minutes of the period to take a 5-0 lead. They added two more at the end of the contest to finish with the 7-0 victory.
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Notes from the Nest:

C Rylan Kaip was called up by the Houston Aeros today and did not play for the Condors… D Jay Cascalenda skated as forward during the game… D Antonin Manavian received his first fighting major of the year when he dropped the gloves with LW Jason Pitton… Power plays: BAK-0/3, STK-2/6… Three stars: 1. B. Pitton (STK); 2. J. Gimblett (STK); 3. J. Pitton (STK).

Get Tickets:

The Condors return home on Wednesday, Nov. 10, to host the Utah Grizzlies. The Condors will be holding the Project Warm Families Coat Collection that night, courtesy of 98.5 The Fox, Coldstone Creamery, and Goodwill Industries. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the puck drops at 7 p.m. For tickets, visit the Rabobank Arena Box Office, call Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, or visit For more information, call the Condors at 324-PUCK(7825), or visit