Condors Host Country and Western Night Tonight at 7 p.m.
CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - The Bakersfield Condors host Country and Western Night on Dignity Health Home Ice at Mechanics Bank Arena tonight at 7 p.m. against the Stockton Heat. Great seats start at $12 ($13 day of game) and are available online at AXS.com, at the Mechanics Bank Arena Box Office which opens at noon or by calling 324-PUCK (7825).
PROMOTION DETAILS: Wear your favorite country and western garb as we pay tribute to The Bakersfield Sound presented by 23ABC, The Bull 97.3, and Hacienda Guerrero Catering. Join the fun pre-game beginning at 5 p.m. as a petting zoo will be set up on the plaza PLUS take part in line dancing classes. If zoos and dancing aren't your thing, head to The Tower Craft Bar and Grill for a pre-game "Tailgate at the Tower" beginning at 5 p.m. located one block west of the arena.
Please allow extra time for arrival as Mechanics Bank Arena has installed metal detectors at all entrances. Doors open at 6 p.m. (5:45 for Condors365 Members)
EAT & DRINK
Corn on the Cob
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Crossbar Craft Beer Pub
Ice Level Lounge (free with any ticket, must be 21+)
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The Bakersfield Condors host the Stockton Heat in the teams' second matchup on the season. Bakersfield won the opener on Tuesday, 6-2, and are 26-18-1-0 all-time against their rivals from up the 99. Last season, Bakersfield went 8-2-0 against Stockton.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Bakersfield concluded a brief two-game road trip with a 6-2 win in Stockton on Tuesday. The Condors struck four times in the first period and never looked back as G Stuart Skinner stopped 28 of 30 in his second start of the season. RW Sam Gagner scored twice while C Brad Malone (2a) and RW Kailer Yamamoto (1g-1a) each had multi-point games.
The Heat got back in the win column last night in San Diego with a 5-1 victory over the Gulls. C Byron Froese scored twice to open the scoring for Stockton as G Jon Gillies picked up his first win of the season.
GOALS ON GOALS
RW Kailer Yamamoto has scored a goal in each of the opening four games of the season, the first time a Condors player has accomplished that feat. His four-game goal scoring streak is tied for third in Condors AHL history trailing, Iiro Pakarinen's five-game streak in 2018 and Josh Currie's seven-game streak in January of last season.
GET OFF TO A GOOD START
The Condors have outscored teams 6-1 in the first period this season.
Bakersfield has allowed an average of 25.75 shots against per game, the third fewest in the AHL.
C Brad Malone has assists in each of the first four games of the season (5a)... RW Sam Gagner scored twice on Tuesday, the first Condors player to record a multi-goal game of the season... C Colby Cave notched an assist in his team debut Tuesday... Bakersfield's penalty kill is 12/13 (92.3%) to begin the season
The Heat are 3-0 when scoring the opening goal of the game.. Stockton's offensive output is second in the AHL at 4.20 goals per game... On the road, Stockton has opened the season with three consecutive victories... LW Dillon Dube has five assists in a three-game point streak... G Jon Gillies stopped 23 of 24 in his first work of the season last night.
HEAD-TO-HEAD BY SEASON
2019-20: BAK 1-0-0-0
2018-19: BAK 8-2-0-0
2017-18: BAK 3-7-0-0
2016-17: BAK 7-5-0-0
2015-16: BAK 7-4-1-0
ALL-TIME: BAK 26-18-1-0
10/19 - D Cody Corbett signed to a PTO
10/17 - LW Jakob Stukel loaned to Wichita (ECHL)
10/17 - D William Lagesson recalled by Edmonton (NHL)
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