The Bakersfield Condors will have Faith and Family Night on March 1 when they host the Iowa Wild at the Rabobank Arena. After the game, a few of the Condors will discuss their faith and be available to answer religious questions.
This is an outstanding time to see the Condors as they lead the AHL Pacific Division with 61 points. They have a record of 29 wins, 15 regulation losses, two overtime losses and one shootout loss. Bakersfield leads the San Jose Barracuda by one point. The Wild meanwhile are second in the Central Division with 61 points as well. Iowa has a record of 27 wins, 16 regulation losses, four overtime losses and three shootout losses. They trail the Grand Rapids Griffins by two points in the Central Division. Bakersfield's leading scorer is Tyler Benson, who has eight goals and 32 assists for 40 points. The Wild's leading scorer is Cal O'Reilly, who has eight goals and 29 assists for 37 points.
Bakersfield has now won 13 straight games. On Feb. 2, the Condors beat the Ontario Reign 6-2. Mitch Callahan led the Condors in scoring with three assists. Caleb Jones and Evan Polei each scored twice, while Luke Esposito had two assists. On Feb. 8, the Condors beat the San Jose Barracuda 3-1. Josh Currie led the Condors with one goal and one assist for two points. On Feb. 9, the Condors beat the San Diego Gulls easily 7-1. William Lagesson had one goal and two assists for three points, while Currie, Joe Gambardella and Benson each had one goal and one assist for two points. Then on Feb. 13, the Condors beat the Stockton Heat 4-1. Currie had two goals, Cooper Marody had one goal and one assist and Benson had two assists.
In Condors transaction news, veteran NHL defenseman Andrej Sekera joined Bakersfield on Feb. 4. Sekera has 683 National Hockey League games of experience with the Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers. Sekera is in Bakersfield at the moment for two reasons. The first is because he rehabilitating his torn Achilles and the second reason is financial. The Oilers need to cut $1.2 million in salary in order to be under the salary cap and for Sekera to be called up.
Get your tickets to see the Bakersfield Condors and the Iowa Wild on March 1 at the Rabobank Arena today.