Condors Shutout Charlotte, 3-0; Host Tucson on Saturday
CONDORSTOWN, Calif. - G Laurent Brossoit put up a 27-save shutout to lead the Bakersfield Condors (7-8-1-0, .469) to a 3-0 win over the Charlotte Checkers (9-10-1-0, .475) Friday night at Rabobank Arena. Team captain Ryan Hamilton added a pair of goals in the win. The Condors face the Tucson Roadrunners tomorrow night at Rabobank Arena.
CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (5th) shot backhand while skating backward at the top of the crease; Assists: Lander, Beck; Time of goal: 19:32; BAK leads, 1-0SHOTS: BAK - 10 | CHA - 11
SECOND PERIOD CONDORS GOAL: LW Ryan Hamilton (6th) shot from below the right wing circle to sneak one behind G Daniel Altshuller; Assists: Lander, Beck; Time of goal: 0:32; BAK leads, 2-0CONDORS GOAL: LW Joey Benik (4th) slammed one home from the bottom of the left wing circle; Assists: Khaira, Allen; Time of goal: 6:55; BAK leads, 3-0SHOTS: BAK - 10 | CHA - 10
THIRD PERIOD No scoring.SHOTS: BAK - 9 | CHA - 6
THREE STARS: 1. Hamilton (BAK), 2. Brossoit (BAK), 3. Benik (BAK)SHOTS: BAK - 29 | CHA - 27POWER PLAYS: BAK - 0/4 | CHA - 0/4GOALTENDERS: BAK - Brossoit (4-6-0; 27/27) | CHA - Altshuller (0-1-0; 29/26)Tonight marked the first-ever AHL matchup between the Condors and the Checkers. The two teams met twice over a decade ago as members of the ECHL.Condors leading scorer RW Taylor Beck extended his team lead in points with two assists tonight. He's tied for fourth among AHL scorers with 21 points (7g-14a) on the season.C Anton Lander had two assists tonight, giving him 1g-3a in two games since being assigned from EdmontonTonight's game marked the eighth AHL shutout for G Laurent Brossoit, and his first this season.Condors have outscored opponents 12-7 in the first period this season.Fights: LW Braden Christoffer (BAK) threw down his gloves against former teammate C Kris Newbury (CHA) early in the third period.Scratches: Oesterle, Moroz, Rechlicz, Aneloski, Simonelli, TamAttendance: 3,773 CHRISTMAS STOCKING GIVEAWAY TOMORROW
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