2020-21 YEAR IN REVIEW: CONDORS CAPTURE SECOND PACIFIC DIVISION TITLE IN THREE YEARS
The Bakersfield Condors captured their second Pacific Division title in three seasons in 2020-21. Check out some of the season highlights from the team’s sixth in the AHL and 23rd season in Condorstown overall!
The Condors were the only California based AHL team to play their home games in front of fans and in their home building of Mechanics Bank Arena. In an abbreviated 40-game season which ran from February – May, state guidelines eventually allowed for 10% capacity for six home games during the season.
The Condors are one of just two teams to capture multiple Pacific Division titles. It was the culmination of season which saw the Condors win 24 of their final 34 games and go 4-2 in the postseason. Highlights of the team’s playoff run included three dramatic overtime games, giving the team the moniker “Cardiac Condors.”
Check out the highlights from the division-clinching final game at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas below.
In a year where fans were not able to attend most home or road games, the Condors thrived through various broadcast platforms to bring the game night experience home to fans. Nine (9) of the team’s home games were televised on 23ABC thanks to Dignity Health – Mercy and Memorial Hospitals, and Three-Way Chevrolet. Every game was broadcast on terrestrial radio on Fox Sports 970 AM and globally through the iHeartRadio App. At home or on the road, AHLTV provided an HD, television quality video stream to bring the action to Condorstown.
Cooper Marody, one of the team’s leading scorer, was selected to the Pacific Division All-Star Team.
Max Gildon, one of the top rookie defensemen in the AHL, was named to the AHL’s All-Rookie Team.