• Condors mascot Colonel Claw'd celebrates all the stuffed animals that were thrown on the ice during the Teddy Bear Toss at Saturday's game at Rabobank Arena.

    Condors offense proves unBearable in defeat

    After erupting for six goals in a victory Stockton on Friday night, the Condors returned to their recent form on Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. The Heat raced out to an early 2-0 lead and went on to a 3-2 victory before a season-high 8,212 on hand for the 17th annual Teddy Bear Toss game. It

  • Condors win wild one over Stockton, 6-5

    The Bakersfield Condors scored four goals in the first 13 minutes of play on Friday night in Stockton, then held on for a wild 6-5 win over the heat. Laurent Brossoit made a season high 44 saves for the Condors as the Heat came storming back from a 4-0 deficit. The Condors had scored a lone goal

  • Bakersfield's Ben Scrivens slides to his right to stop Branden Troock of Texas, who raced in on a breakaway during the second period Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena.

    Stars hand Condors 3-1 loss

    If there has been one constant in a seemingly ever-changing Condors roster this season, it has been an inability to score goals. That was the case again Tuesday night at Rabobank Arena, as the Texas Stars rolled into Bakersfield and left with a 3-1 victory. The Condors came into the game

  • The Condors' Ryan Hamilton takes a shot at Moose goalie Eric Comrie during Sunday's game in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

    Condors can't solve Comrie, fall to Moose

    Bakersfield’s winning streak came to a halt Sunday afternoon as the Manitoba Moose dealt the Condors a 3-1 setback at MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Condons (7-7-0-1) came into the game having won three straight and five of their last six. J.C. Lipon put Manitoba up 1-0 midway through the

  • Condors at Manitoba

    Condors at Manitoba 5, today Where: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Radio: KHTY 970 AM Condors record: 6-6-0-1 Moose record: 3-8-1-1 Series: First meeting Notes: Bakersfield has won two straight and four of its last five. Laurent Brossoit has been in net for all of those games with a

  • The Condors' Jujhar Khaira (left) goes after the puck from San Jose player Trevor Parkes on Wednesday at Rabobank Arena during the annual Field Trip Day game.

    Brossoit helps Condors take 2-1 shootout win over San Jose

    Laurent Brossoit proved Wednesday he is as adept at deflecting praise as he is pucks. Brossoit stopped 37 shots, including a breakaway in overtime, then turned away all three shots he faced in a shootout as the Bakersfield Condors beat San Jose 2-1 in the annual Field Trip Day game at Rabobank

  • Condors goaltender Laurent Brossoit makes a glove save on a shot by Ontario's Jonny Brodzinski on Saturday at Rabobank Arena. Brossoit stopped 22 shots for his third shutout of the season.

    Injury situation has Condors plucking players from ECHL

    Bakersfield fans are learning there are many good things about having a team at the American Hockey League level. Chief among those is being able to see budding NHL stars (think Leon Draisaitl and Darnell Nurse). And of course, just better overall hockey. But being one rung up on the hockey

  • The puck bounces into the low slot in the first period on Saturday night where Ryan Hamilton, not pictured, was waiting to score the first goal of the game against the Ontario Reign

    Condors blank Ontario 3-0

    With much of the speed and skill from early in the season now with the Edmonton Oilers, the Condors had a different style of play when they made their first appearance in three weeks at Rabobank Arena on Saturday night. They played with less finesse and more grit and skated away with a 3-0 over

  • CONDORS TONIGHT: vs. Ontario, 7 p.m.

    7 p.m. Saturday at Rabobank Arena Radio: KHTY 970 AM Reign record: 8-1-2-0 Condors record: 4-6-0-1 Series: Bakersfield is 0-2-0-0 Notes: Condors coach Gerry Fleming will be back behind the bench tonight after missing the last three games. He left the team to Montreal to be with his ill

  • All eyes are on the puck as it bounces between the legs of San Diego goaltender Matt Hackett during a game against the Condors at Rabobank Arena on Oct. 24. The Condors, who won that game 3-0, are playing in San Diego tonight.

    Condors Unleashed: Oilers prop up coaching staff in Fleming's absence

    Having been an assistant coach with the Edmonton Oilers for six years, Kelly Buchberger is the go-to guy when help is needed on the farm. When Condors head coach Gerry Fleming had to step away early last week for personal reasons, the Oilers were quick to act. Buchberger, the manager of player

  • Centerman Jujhar Khaira has played in all eight games for the Condors this season, with a goal and three assists.

    CONDORS UNLEASHED: Fast starts, slow finishes costing Condors

    The inability to hold leads is costing the Condors dearly this season, as four times they have lost games in which they led by two or three goals. While it is still early in the season, the Condors, 2-5-0-1, are last in the Pacific Division and need to start turning things as the top four teams in

  • Condors Right winger Matthew Ford tries to jab the puck into the net while Gulls left winger Nic Kerdiles and goalie Matt Hackett defend during Saturday's game at Rabobank Arena.

    There's no letdown in win for Condors

    For a second straight night the Bakersfield Condors jumped out to a three-goal lead on an undefeated opponent. But this time the Condors made it standup as they downed the San Diego Gulls 3-0 on Saturday night at Rabobank Arena. Bakersfield goaltender Laurent Brossoit had 24 saves in registering

  • Condors at Ontario

    Condors at Ontario 7 tonight Where: Citizens Business Bank Arena Radio: 970 AM Condors record: 1-2-1 Reign record: 3-0-0 Series: Condors are 0-1 Notes: Condors right wing Iiro Pakarinen has been recalled to the Edmonton Oilers, and forward Andrew Miller has been reassigned to the Condors

  • The Condors’ Andrew Miller celebrates his third-period goal during the Oct. 9  season opener against Grand Rapids.

    Miller first Condors to get the call to Edmonton

    And so it begins. Forward Andrew Miller became the first Condor to get called up to the Edmonton Oilers on Monday, something Bakersfield fans will be seeing a lot of this season. “That’s the nature of this league. Guys want to get up to the NHL and there’s a tremendous amount of movement between

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    Gulls beat Condors in shootout, 6-5

    The San Diego Gulls scored the lone goal in a shootout to take a 6-5 win over the Bakersfield Condors on Friday night at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. Three Condors (1-1-1) failed to beat John Gibson in the shootout. Ondrej Kase scored the lone goal in the in the shootout for the Gulls,

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    Top draft picks Draisaitl, Nurse gettiing seasoning in Bakersfield

    There are plenty of National Hockey League prospects on the Condors roster early in this American Hockey League season, but none are being watched closer than center Leon Draisaitl and defenseman Darnell Nurse. And with reason. Just how often does an AHL team have two early first-round draft

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    Ontario rolls past Condors, 5-0

    The Ontario Reign, the 2015-16 version of the Manchester Monarchs after the big move West by the American Hockey League this summer, rolled into Bakersfield on Saturday and picked up where they left off a few months ago. The Reign, which return 15 players from that championship team, totally

  • 2015-16 Condors team capsules

    31 • LAURENT BROSSOIT Goaltender Age: 22; Height: 6-3; Weight: 202; Catches: Left Hometown: Surrey, B.C. Background: Acquired in a multi-player trade with Calgary in 2103, Brossoit spent most of his rookie season in the ECHL with the Condors and was instrumental in leading the team to the