The Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League will have Star Wars Night on March 16 when they host the Ontario Reign at the Rabobank Arena. Fans will be able to meet Stormtroopers and be able to bid on special Star Wars-themed jerseys the Condors will be wearing during the evening. The money raised through the bids will go to charity.
The Condors have a record of 33 wins, 16 regulation losses, two overtime losses and one shootout loss for 69 points. The Reign have a record of 18 wins, 25 regulation losses, five overtime losses and two shootout losses for 43 points. Bakersfield's leading scorer is Tyler Benson, who has nine goals and 35 assists for 44 points. Ontario's leading scorer is Matt Moulson, who has 24 goals and 26 assists for 50 points.
On March 1, the Condors had their amazing 17 game-winning streak snapped when they lost 1-0 to the Iowa Wild. The Condors winning streak was the second longest streak in AHL history. The only longer streak was accomplished by the Norfolk Admirals at 28 games during the 2011-12 season.
In Condors news, goaltender Shane Starrett has been named the AHL goaltender of the month for February. Starrett won all eight of the games he played, one shutout, a goals against average of 1.75 and save percentage of .936. Starrett's shutout came in a 2-0 Condors win over the Tucson Roadrunners on Feb. 23.
Get your tickets to see the Bakersfield Condors and the Ontario Reign on March 16 at the Rabobank Arena today!