Wranglers stifle Condors on Saturday night

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. – The Las Vegas Wranglers (10-21-3-0, 23pts) scored on the first shot of the game and G Mitch O’Keefe made it stand with a 2-0 win over the Bakersfield Condors (13-17-1-1, 28pts) in front of 6,022 fans Saturday night at Rabobank Arena.

Box Score

 1st Period

  • Wranglers goal: LW Adam Hughesman with a wrist shot from the left circle on the first shot of the game, :31; LV leads, 1-0
  • Las Vegas led in shots 7-5

2nd Period

  • Wranglers goal: C Justin Bernhardt on a rebound with 1:32 remaining in the period; LV leads, 2-0
  • Las Vegas led in shots 13-12
3rd Period
  • Neither team scored in the third period.
  • Condors led in shots 16-3
W: O’Keefe (33/33; 5-13-0-0)
L: Bunz (23/21; 5-2-0-1)
Condors droppings:
  • Three Stars: 1. O’Keefe (LV), 2. Armstrong (LV), 3. Bunz (BAK)
  • Final shots: BAK – 33 | LV – 23
  • Power plays: BAK – 0/1 | LV – 0/2
  • Bakersfield F Ryan Little, who switched from defense to forward in college, played as a defenseman tonight.
  • G Tyler Bunz had his five-game winning streak snapped.
  • The Condors lost their first home game since Nov. 26.
  • Bakersfield has had just seven power plays in five games against Las Vegas this season.
  • Scratches: Garlock, Pageau, Neal, Gawryletz


Tuesday, Jan. 14 vs. Stockton Thunder 
  • Hockey & Heels Night – prior to the game participate in a ladies-only event that includes food, wine, a vendor showcase and a chance to win a date with F Spencer Bennett. Hockey & Heels admission is just $25 and includes a ticket to the game that night.
  • High school/college ID Night – all high school and college students can purchase a lower level ticket for just $1 by presenting their student ID.
  • Sponsored by KLLY 95.3
  • The Bakersfield High School State Champion football team will be honored with the Spirit of Condorstown Award Tuesday night
Tickets are on sale now for one of the most anticipated nights of the season, Tip A Condor presented by 98.5 The Fox. This year’s event returns to Firehouse, located at 7701 White Lane, on Tues. January 28 from 5-8 p.m. Every year Condors players trade their hockey gear in and become waiters, all in the name of a good cause. There will be tremendous auction items available to bid on and fans can interact with the players playing games, taking pictures, and more as the guys collect tips for the Kern County Shrine Club. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now. Click here 


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