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Condors Gain Point and Extend Division Lead in Ontario

March 23, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Bakersfield Condors News Release

ONTARIO, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors (37-17-3-2; 79pts) gained a point and extended their division lead in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Ontario Reign (22-28-6-2; 52pts). The Condors magic number is now five points to clinch a playoff berth and the division lead grew to eight points. C Mitch Callahan had three points (1g-2a) and LW Tyler Benson set a new Condors AHL single-season scoring mark with two points on the night.


CONDORS GOAL: C Cooper Marody (16th) on the power play from the right-wing circle; Assists: Callahan, Benson; Time of goal: 7:49; BAK leads, 1-0


REIGN GOAL: C Philippe Maillet (15th) on a deflection; Assists: Brickley, Lintuniemi; Time of goal: 4:37; Game tied, 1-1

REIGN GOAL: RW Nikita Scherbak (5th) from the right-wing circle on a man advantage; Assists: Lintuniemi, Baumann; Time of goal: 7:50; ONT leads, 2-1

CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (14th) on a rebound off a rush; Assists: Jones, Marody; Time of goal: 8:30; Game tied, 2-2

REIGN GOAL: D Chaz Redekopp (1st) shorthanded on a breakaway; Unassisted; Time of goal: 13:21; ONT leads, 3-2

CONDORS GOAL: C Mitch Callahan (13th) deflected a point shot; Assists: Jones, Yamamoto; Time of goal: 16:34; Game tied, 3-3

CONDORS GOAL: LW Evan Polei (9th) off a face-off, snap shot; Assist: Callahan; Time of goal: 17:11; BAK leads, 4-3


REIGN GOAL: Maillet (16th) on the power play off a rebound; Assists: Brickley, Sutter; Time of goal: 15:32; Game tied, 4-4

SHOTS: BAK- 10, ONT - 10 Ontario scored twice in the shootout as LW Tyler Benson and C Cooper Marody were denied.


THREE STARS: 1. Maillet (ONT) 2. Rempal (ONT) 3. Callahan (ONT)

POWER PLAYS: BAK - 1/2 ; ONT - 2/6

SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK - 33 ; ONT - 46

GOALTENDERS: BAK - Starrett (24-4-5; 45/41); ONT - Petersen (9-16-3; 33/29)

LW Tyler Benson extended a point streak to seven games (5g-8a) and set a new Condors AHL single-season mark for points with 56

C Cooper Marody extended a point streak to seven games (4g-8a) with a two-point night

RW Mitch Callahan has 1g-7a over his last four games and has back-to-back three point games

LW Nolan Vesey picked up his first AHL fighting major in the first period

Bakersfield is 6-1-1 against Ontario this season

The Condors are 21-2-2 in their last 25 games

Bakersfield is now 30-1-1 in games it leads after two periods

The 46 shots against were a season-high for Bakersfield

Scratches: Russell, Yamamoto, Kulevich, Montoya

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