Weekly Update: Hottest team in the league earns 5 of 6 points on the week

Mar. 3, 2014

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors, owned by the Edmonton Oilers, went 2-0-1-0 in three games last week. Victories on the road in Las Vegas and at home against Idaho yesterday – in their biggest win in four years – coupled with an overtime loss to Colorado, gave them five out of a possible six points.

Bakersfield is in 7th place in the Western Conference, at 26-22-2-3 and 57 points in the standings. They sit two points behind 6th place Stockton, with a Tuesday showdown against the Thunder up next.

Hottest team in the league?
Top ECHL win % since Nov. 27, 2013:
1) Condors .676
2) Orlando Solar Bears .657
3) Kalamazoo Wings .643
4) Alaska Aces .634
5) Utah Grizzlies .619

Last Week: 2-0-1-0  
Tuesday, Feb. 25 – Condors 6 vs. LAS VEGAS 5
Friday, Feb. 28 – Colorado 4 vs. CONDORS 3 (OT)
Sunday, Mar. 2 – CONDORS 7 vs. Idaho 1


  •  LW Chris Collins was the Condors nominee for CCM ECHL Player of the Month. He recorded 17 points (6g-11a) in 11 games during February.
  • Collins extended his point streak to four games. He has eight points during the streak.
  • C Ryan Watson returned from a 17-game injured stint last weekend. He had a three-point game on Sunday (2g-1a). He also ranks 3rd in the ECHL in shooting pct. (25.5%)
  • D Erik Burgdoerfer broke a Condors record by going +6 yesterday. Watson also finished +5, which was the previous team record. Burgdoerfer’s +6 is also an ECHL season high.
  • G Laurent Brossoit is 2nd in the league with a 1.96 GAA and a .926 save percentage. His 6 shutouts also lead the league.
  • RW Jordan Knackstedt leads the ECHL with six game-winning goals.
  • C Greg Miller is tied for 2nd in ECHL rookie scoring with 42 points (17g-25a). He is also tied for the rookie lead with 7 power play goals.
  • The Condors penalty kill is 2nd in the ECHL at 89%.

Points: Miller – 42
Goals: Broda – 19
Assists: Miller – 25
Penalty Minutes: Carroll – 141
+/-: Little – +12
Wins: Brossoit – 17
GAA: Brossoit -1.96
Save pct: Brossoit – .926
THIS WEEK (all times Pacific):
Tuesday, Mar. 4 – $1 Hot dogs, 1/2 priced beer and Bright House Networks Night
  • Condors vs. Stockton Thunder
  • $1 hot dogs all night long
  • 1/2 priced beer through the end of the first intermission
  • Bring your Bright House cable bill to the box office and receive up to four free tickets
  • Sponsored by Bright House Networks and HOT 94.1
  • Doors open at 6 p.m., the puck drops at 7 p.m.
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” video webcast airs Wednesdays from Noon – 1 p.m. on www.Bakersfield.com. Check out www.Condors.TV for segments from past episodes.
  • “Condors Insider” weekly radio show airs live every Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. on Fox Sports Radio 970.

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


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