Weekly update: Condors host Stockton this weekend in 2nd round action

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, disposed of the Utah Grizzlies in five games in their opening round matchup, and have advanced to take on the Stockton Thunder. The series commences Friday night in Bakersfield.
The #7 seeded Stockton Thunder defeated the Pacific Division champion Ontario Reign in a four-game sweep to earn the right to advance.
#6 Bakersfield Condors vs. #7 Stockton Thunder
Best of 7
[home team in CAPS]

Game 1: (Fri, May 2) CONDORS vs. Stockton, 7 p.m.
Game 2: (Sat, May 3) CONDORS vs. Stockton, 7 p.m.
Game 3: (Wed, May 7) Condors vs. STOCKTON, 7 p.m.
Game 4: (Fri, May 9) Condors vs. STOCKTON, 7:30 p.m.
Game 5: (Sat, May 10) Condors vs. STOCKTON, 7:30 p.m.*
Game 6: (Tue, May 13) CONDORS vs. Stockton, 7 p.m.*
Game 7: (Wed, May 14) CONDORS vs. Stockton, 7 p.m.** – if necessary

Notes from the Nest:

  • G Laurent Brossoit set a new Condors record with his second shutout of the playoffs. Rejean Beauchemin and J.P. Levasseur recorded the other playoff shutouts in team history.
  • F Andrew Carroll tied the all-time Condors playoff mark with two game-winning goals in the first round.
  • D Joey Leach was +7 in the opening round series. That is tied for the league lead.
  • D Collin Bowman scored twice in the first round and leads all Condors d-men in scoring with four points.
  • All but two skaters for Bakersfield in the first round got on the scoresheet with at least one point.
  • The five-goal triumph in Game 5 was the Condors largest margin of victory ever in the playoffs.
  • F Nick MacNeil, who returned home late in the regular season to complete his university degree, has rejoined the team.

Condors Playoff Leaders: 

Points – Carroll (5)
Goals – six players with (2)
Assists – four with (3)
Penalty minutes – Bowman (8)
+/- – Leach (+7)
Wins – Brossoit (4)
GAA – Brossoit (1.32)
Save pct. – Brossoit (.954)

Friday, May 2 – Game 1 vs. Stockton Thunder, 7 p.m.
The Condors host Stockton Friday night to start the Western Conference Semifinals. The first 2,000 fans 5 and older will get an Edmonton Oilers t-shirt.

Saturday, May 3 – Game 2 vs. Stockton Thunder, 7 p.m.
It’s Ladies Night! All ladies, young and old, get to enjoy 1/2 priced tickets to the game in any section. Plus, while at the game, all drinks for the ladies are 1/2 price as well (Deal valid for Club Room and The Tap Room only).

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 at www.AmericaOneSports.com. “Condors Countdown” starts 15 minutes prior to the drop of the puck.
  • “Condors Unleashed” weekly live webcast produced by the Bakersfield Californian can be seen on www.Bakersfield.com Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show, live Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.