The Bakersfield Condors will have a Josh Currie bobblehead night on Dec. 8 when the Condors host the San Jose Barracuda at the Rabobank Arena. The promotion is for the first 2,000 fans five years of age or older. The promotion is sponsored by ESPN 1230 AM/101.FM and the American Business Machines.
Currie is in his fourth straight season with the Condors. A right winger, Currie had five goals and four assists for nine points, seven penalty minutes and is a -5 in 15 games with the Condors in 2018-19.
In addition to honoring Currie with his own bobblehead, the Condors will have an event for boy scouts on the afternoon of Dec. 8 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. In an event called Boy Scout Condorpalooza, boy scouts get to skate at the Rabobank Arena, practice their slap shot, compete in floor hockey and knee hockey, train at the fitness station and bounce house, or test your cognitive skills by playing with a giant jenga.
The Condors have won six of their last games. Their last win came in a 4-2 win over the Ontario Reign on Nov. 23. Cameron Hebig led the Condors with two goals. Evan Polei also had a multi-point game as he had two assists. Other Condors goal scorers were Currie and Jesse Puljujarvi.
The Condors currently have a record of nine wins and six losses for 18 points. Even though they have the fifth most points in the Pacific Division, they have the third highest winning percentage at .600. The Barracuda lead the Pacific Division with 22 points, as they have a record of 10 wins, three losses, one overtime loss and one shootout loss. The Condors leading scorer at the moment is Hebig, who has nine goals and six assists for 15 points. The Barracuda leading scorer is Francis Perron, who also has nine goals and six assists for 15 points.
In transaction news, the Edmonton Oilers sent down center Cooper Marody to the Condors on Nov. 23 after acquiring defenseman Chris Wideman via trade with the Ottawa Senators. Marody played six games with the Oilers and was a -1. In seven games with the Condors, Marody had three goals and seven assists for 10 points with four penalty minutes and was a +1.
In 19 games with the Senators, Wideman has two goals and three assists for five points with 12 penalty minutes and was a -9. He was traded from the Senators to the Oilers on Nov.22 for a sixth round draft pick in the 2020 National Hockey League Entry Draft.
Get your tickets to see the Bakersfield Condors and the San Jose Barracuda on Dec. 8 at the Rabobank Arena today.