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  1. Condors fade in 3rd period

    The Condors played pretty good hockey for 50 minutes on Friday night at Rabobank Arena, but the final 10 proved costly. Idaho's...

  2. Strong finish helps Condors bury Aces

    The start wasn't all that impressive, but the finish was what the Condors were looking for Thursday night at Rabobank Arena. The...

  3. Thunder rallies past Condors again, 4-2

    STOCKTON -- The Bakersfield Condors failed to a hold a two-goal lead for the second straight day, and the Stockton Thunder rallied...

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    2014-15 Condors player capsules

    Graeme Craig No. 2 Pos: Defense Age: 21 Ht: 6-5 Wt: 205 Shoots: Left Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta Background: Stay-at-home...

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    Stockton rallies from 2-goal deficit to beat Condors

    Everything was going the Condors' way Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. They had a 3-1 lead and an opportunity to make it 4-1 on...

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    Passion for game fueled Pageau's gutsy return

    Early last season, rookie defenseman Nick Pageau was watching more hockey games than he was playing. Part of learning to be a...

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  1. Oilers exec Carriere: Organization very serious about player development

    Rick Carriere Senior Director of Player Development for the Edmonton Oilers, was in Bakersfield Thursday checking out the...

  2. Illness sweeps through Condors

    It started with Josh Currie falling ill right before the home game on Saturday night against the Stockton Thunder and by Tuesday...

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    Speed on display as Condors open season with 3-1 win

    Three things stood out Friday night as the Condors opened up the ECHL season with a 3-1 win over the Stockton Thunder at Rabobank...

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    Kremyr named captain of Condors

    Fourth-year pro Jordan Kremyr has been named captain of the Condors.  Kremyr played the bulk of his first three season with the...

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    3 different players score as Condors win season opener

    BY MIKE GRIFFITH The Bakersfield Californian
    Friday, Oct 17 2014 11:00 PM

    It took a while for the Condors to find their legs on Friday night at Rabobank Arena, but once they did they took flight. Three different players scored goals and Ty Rimmer stopped 30 shots as the Condors opened ECHL play with a 3-1 victory over the Stockton Thunder before 4,717.

    Condors coach J.F. Houle has said for the past week that speed was one of the biggest assets but the Condors were bottled up in their own zone much of the first period and when they did break out it was not in unison.

    That all changed in the final 40 minutes, as that speed came to the forefront. The only veteran on the team, Jim McKenzie, staked the Condors to a 1-0 lead 5:46 into the second when he scored off a feed from Connor Jones on a play that started...

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    MEET THE COACH: Q&A with the Condors' J.F. Houle

    Condors beat writer Mike Griffith recently sat down with new coach J.F. Houle to learn a little bit about his background, his adjustment to pro hockey and thoughts on the team heading into the ECHL season. Can you tell us about...

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    Condors bring rebuilt roster into opener against Thunder

    The exhibition games are in the past, a full week of practice is in the books and a new era of hockey begins for the Bakersfield Condors tonight at Rabobank Arena against the Stockton Thunder Only a handful of players from last season's...

  4. Condors down to 1 goaltender

    Condors coach J.F Houle was watching the Edmonton Oilers-Los Angeles Kings game at home on Tuesday night and knew there were changes coming for the Condors, who are the minor-league affiliate of the Oilers. Fifteen minutes into the game,...

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    Local report: Condors roll past Thunder in preseason opener, 5-2

    Kellen Jones had two goals and the Bakersfield Condors scored four times in the second period en route to a 5-2 victory over the Stockton Thunder in the ECHL preseason opener at Rabobank Arena. Colin Joe and Francis Lamieux each had a...

  6. Condors host Thunder in preseason opener tonight

    Veteran forward Jim McKenzie said that early in his career training camps were more drudgery than fun. While he still may not put them at the top of his fun-things-to-do-list, McKenzie has learned to embrace them. "I enjoy getting to meet...

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    Robins will become 11th Condor to play in the NHL tonight

    Bobby Robins, who played 46 games with the Bakersfield Condors (14 goals, 13 assists and 186 penalty minutess) during the 2010-11 season, will make his NHL debut tonight at age 33 as a member of the Boston Bruins. (Story here). For those...

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    Condors show off team at open house

    For Chase Schaber, Tuesday's intrasquad scrimmage during the annual Condors Open House at Rabobank Arena was basically an opportunity to get the legs going again. Schaber spent all day Monday traveling to Bakersfield from Oklahoma City,...

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    Many new faces for Condors as camp opens

    For defenseman Joe Marciano, heading into his second season of play in Bakersfield brings an air of familiarity as well a lot of newness. While the surroundings are well known, for the most part, the people in them are new. He's got a...

  10. Question marks abound as Condors open camp Friday

    On the eve of training camp, Condors head coach J.F. Houle was much like a child awaiting the arrival of Christmas. And why not? He's been shopping (recruiting players) since late July and now he gets to unwrap the presents, so to speak,...

  11. Condors sign 10-year pro Francis Lemieux

    Back in March, 2011, then Condors coach Marty Raymond took a flyer -- he traded the rights to Brad Snetsinger, who was currently in the American Hockey League, for the rights to Francis Lemieux. Lemieux never ended up in Bakersfield as he...

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    Condors re-sign Bennett and add four forwards

    The Condors announced the signing of five players on Wednesday, including Spencer Bennett, who played 37 games for the Condors last season. All five players are forwards and bring the team's training-camp roster to 18 players. About a...

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    Forward Verreault returns to Condors

    He's had a taste of pro hockey in four cities over his first two years as a pro, but apparently Bakersfield left a lasting impressing on forward Francis Verreault. Verreault, who had 28 points in 26 games with the Condors in 2012-13, was...

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