The Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League will have a special family event on Aug. 9 at the Rabobank Arena. From 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., fans are encouraged to tour the Condors locker room, bring their kids for an opportunity to play floor hockey and eat free ice cream bars courtesy of La Rosa.
Located at 1317 Niles Street in Bakersfield, La Rosa is a fruit bar and ice cream bars company that was established in 1980. Family owned, they promote using fresh, natural fruit and cream in their recipes.
While fans have an opportunity to visit Rabobank Arena on Aug. 9, they are encouraged to purchase tickets to Condors games for the 2018-19 American Hockey League season. The Condors opening night for the regular season is Fri., Oct. 5 against the Stockton Heat.
In other Condors news, Bakersfield has hired Sam King as their video coordinator and Chad Down as their head athletic trainer. They also announced that Sylvain Rodrigue will be the Condors full-time goaltending development coach. Rodrigue had been the assistant goaltending coach for the Edmonton Oilers the last two years. Rodrigue has AHL experience as a player with the Hershey Bears and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League experience with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens and Val-D'Or Foreurs. He also played professionally in France for Angers.
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