Tuohimaa with 40 saves as Condors dump Aces, 3-2

ANCHORAGE – The Bakersfield Condors (6-4-0-0, 10pts), owned by the Edmonton Oilers, won their fourth in their last five games, with a 3-2 triumph over the Alaska Aces (1-6-0-0, 2pts) at Sullivan Arena on Wednesday night.

G Frans Tuohimaa, making his Condors debut, stopped 40 shots for the win.

1st period

ACES GOAL: D Corey Syvret (1) snapped a shot from the slot past G Frans Tuohimaa on an odd-man rush. Assists: Pochiro, Johnson; Time of goal: 6:53; AK leads, 1-0

CONDORS GOAL: D Brendon Nash (1) walked in over the blue line and sniped a shot through G Niklas Lundstrom from the left-wing circle. Assists: MacNeil, Narbonne; Time of goal: 9:33; GAME TIED, 1-1

SHOTS: AK – 15 | BAK – 17

2nd period

CONDORS GOAL: LW Kellen Jones (1) forced a turnover and then took a feed from RW Josh Winquist and deposited the tap-in into a wide open net. Assist: Winquist, Time of goal: 6:27; BAK LEADS, 2-1

CONDORS GOAL: LW Chase Schaber (2) took a back door feed and tipped a shot past Lundstrom from the side of the cage. Assist: Verreault-Paul; Time of goal: 11:55; BAK LEADS, 3-1

SHOTS: AK – 9 | BAK – 8

3rd period

ACES GOAL: F Greg Wolfe (3) banged home his third of the year off a rebound. Assists: Coffman, Archambault; Time of goal: 17:03; BAK LEADS, 3-2

SHOTS: AK – 18 | BAK – 4


Three stars (from Ryan Holt): 1) Tuohimaa (BAK) 2. K. Jones (BAK) 3. Sylvestre (BAK)

Shots: AK – 42 | BAK – 29

Power Plays: AK – 0/2 | BAK – 0/5

– The Condors 17 first period shots were the most in one period this season

– D Gabriel Verpaelst fought for the fourth time this season in the second period against F Jacob Doty

– K. Jones became the fifth Condor to score his first pro goal this season with Bakersfield

– Scratches: D Joe Marciano, F Dan DeLisle, F Jonathan Lessard, F Jim McKenzie, D Colin Joe