January 15, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - Bakersfield Condors
Game Preview: Bakersfield vs. Ontario
Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. (5:45 for STH); puck drops at 7 p.m.
Promotion: Canned Food Collection Night - donate two non-perishable food items and get in to the game for just $1; Sweet Suite Deal - $20 tickets available to sit in the Budweiser 5-hole Suite for the night
Place: Dignity Health Home Ice at Rabobank Arena
Radio: Fox Sports Radio 970 AM, iheartradio app, www.foxsports970am.com/
Webcast: America One, www.americaonesports.com
Tickets: Ticketmaster, Condors office 661-324-PUCK (7825)
The Bakersfield Condors host the Ontario Reign in their first meeting since Dec. 7. The Condors have won three in a row overall, and three in a row on home ice as well. Ontario holds a six-point lead over Stockton for the top spot in the Pacific Division, 2nd overall in the Western Conference.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield rolled in a 3-0-0-0 weekend, with victories against Idaho and San Francisco last weekend, by a combined 15-4 margin. G Scott Greenham picked up two wins between the pipes, including his first professional shutout on Friday, and a 39-save triumph on Sunday in San Francisco. In two games against Idaho on home ice Friday and Saturday, the Condors won by 5-0 and 6-2 margins.
The Reign are coming off a 3-1 victory in Alaska, ending a 13-game unbeaten streak for the Aces. F Brodie Sheahan set a team record by scoring 11 seconds into the game, while G Drew O'Connell stopped 20 shots for the win. F Colton Yellow Horn had two goals and an assist for the Reign.
The Condors have won three in a row for the first time all season, and have also won four of their last six... Bakersfield's power play is 7-for-22 over the last three games (31.8%)... F Francis Verreault has a Condors season-high five-game point streak, with 3g-3a. He has a point in every game with the team since his acquisition from Greenville... D Kyle Haines scored two goals on Saturday, the first multi-goal game of the season for a Condors defenseman in 2012-13... F Brett Lyon is tied for the rookie lead in the ECHL with 11 fighting majors. Six have come in a Condors sweater since the team signed him in early December.
Jan. 14 F Tyler Brenner recalled to Toronto (AHL)
Jan. 11 F Nicholas Tremblay signed
C Max Campbell suspended for leaving the team
Jan. 9 F Zach Cohen traded to Greenville in
exchange for future considerations and
the rights to D T.J. Fast
WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
Why try to squeeze in an unsatisfying dinner before you rush off to the game? Tonight's menu for The Space Between includes a meatball sandwich. Season ticket holders with access to The Club Room can feast on chili verde and taquitos.