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Condors Gain Point on Division Lead in 5-4 OT Loss

March 14, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Bakersfield Condors News Release

CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors (36-17-3-1; 76pts) earned a point in a 5-4 overtime loss to the visiting San Diego Gulls (31-20-3-3; 68pts) on Wednesday. With the point, the Condors Pacific Division lead extended to eight points over three teams (San Jose, San Diego, Colorado) with 11 games remaining. Bakersfield's magic number to clinch a playoff berth is 10 points.


CONDORS GOAL: C Tyler Vesel (5th) off a feed at the top of the crease; Assists: Christoffer, Hebig; Time of goal: 8:19; BAK leads, 1-0

GULLS GOAL: C Justin Kloos (14th) on the power play shifted around the netminder in tight; Assist: Steel; 10:20; Game tied, 1-1


CONDORS GOAL: LW Tyler Benson (12th) off a face-off win and snap shot; Assist: Marody; Time of goal: 2:15; BAK leads, 2-1

GULLS GOAL: LW Jack Kopacka (5th) unassisted on the power play; Time of goal: 17:35; Game tied, 2-2


GULLS GOAL: C Kiefer Sherwood (4th) from the slot; Assists: De Leo, Steel; Time of goal: 2:11; SD leads, 3-2

CONDORS GOAL: D William Lagesson (7th) blast from the right point; Assists: Vesel, Callahan; Time of goal: 3:16; Game tied, 3-3

CONDORS GOAL: C Mitch Callahan (12th) from the slot; Assists: Gust, Vesel; Time of goal: 4:07; BAK leads, 4-3

GULLS GOAL: D Andy Welinski (8th) on the power play from the point; Assists: Steel, Kopacka; Time of goal: 8:39; Game tied, 4-4

SHOTS: BAK- 11, SD - 16 OVERTIME: C Sam Steel (18th) ended things at 1:58 on a partial breakaway; SD wins, 5-4


THREE STARS: 1. Steel (SD) 2. Vesel (BAK) 3. Kopacka (SD)

POWER PLAYS: BAK - 0/6 ; SD - 3/5

SHOTS ON GOAL: BAK - 30 ; SD - 33

GOALTENDERS: BAK - Starrett (23-4-4; 33/28); SD - Boyle (20-9-1; 30/26)

LW Tyler Benson extended a point streak to five games (3g-4a) with a goal

C Cooper Marody extended a point streak to five games (2g-6a) with an assist

C Tyler Vesel's three points was a career high and his third multi-point game of the season

D William Lagesson has seven points (3g-4a) in his last seven games

The Condors are 5-3 in overtime games this season

Bakersfield's magic number is now 10 points with 11 games remaining to clinch a playoff berth; they host Ontario Saturday for the first of three straight against the Reign

Scratches: Vesey, Yamamoto, Stukel, Kulevich, Montoya

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