Weekly Update: Condors go 2-1 on road trip last week, return home Saturday

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors posted a 2-1 record last week, including a split of a two-game series in Colorado. The Condors currently sit in 7th place in the Western Conference with a 13-16-0-1 record and 27 points in the standings. They trail 6th place San Francisco by two points, but have four games in hand on the Bulls and a better win percentage.

They wrap up their four-game road trip Friday in Ontario before returning home this Saturday, Jan. 11 against Las Vegas for Dodgers vs. Giants Pillow Pet Giveaway Night.

Last Week: 2-1
The week started with a 3-0 New Year’s Day triumph in Las Vegas, powered by a 17-save performance by G Laurent Brossoit and a pair of goals by C Joel Broda.
After falling by a narrow 3-2 margin in the Colorado opener on Friday, the team rebounded with a 2-1 victory on Saturday to earn a split of the weekend set.
LW Chris Collins scored the go-ahead goal 26 seconds into the third period and G Tyler Bunz posted a 35-save effort to make it stand. Rookie D George Hughes also netted his second of the season in the win for Bakersfield.
  • C Joel Broda saw his five-game goal streak come to an end on Saturday. He had six goals during the streak.
  • Rookie C Matt Thurber has 10 points (2g-8a) in 14 games since joining the team.
  • LW Chris Collins has six points (2g-4a) in his last six games.
  • The Condors penalty kill has climbed from 6th in the ECHL to 2nd in the span of one week. The PK has been successful on 45 of their last 48 opportunities and is now at 87.7%
  • Bakersfield allows just 26.13 shots per game, second-lowest in the league.
  • Bakersfield is 12-6 in their last 18 games, and 5-1 in their last six.
  • The team will return to home ice Saturday nursing a 5-game home winning streak.


Points: Broda – 24
Goals: Broda – 14
Assists: Broda, Knackstedt, Collins – 10
Penalty Minutes: Carroll – 86
+/-: Little – +6
Wins: Brossoit – 6
GAA: Brossoit – 0.99
Save pct: Brossoit – .956
This Week:
  • Friday at Ontario, 7 p.m.
  • Saturday home vs. Las Vegas, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 11 vs. Las Vegas
  • Dodgers vs. Giants micro-pillow pet giveaway
  • First 2,000 kids 12 and under get their choice of teams – whichever team runs out first is declared the official baseball team of Condorstown
  • The pillow pets features player names such as Kershaw, Kemp, Lincecum and Sandoval
  • Sponsored by My45 and 1560 KNZR
  • Camelot Park & Wells Fargo Condors Kids Club Night – free admission for members
Tune In:
  • All games, home and away, can be heard on Fox Sports Radio 970 AM (www.foxsports970am.com), through your mobile device on iHeartRadio, or pay-per-view online atwww.AmericaOneSports.com. “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” video webcast airs Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m. on www.Bakersfield.com.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.


Choose four upcoming games and save over 20% on box office ticket prices with a Condors Fun 4-Pack.


Click here or call 324-PUCK (7825) for more information.


View our videos on YouTube   Find us on Pinterest