The Edmonton Oilers assigned seven more players to the Bakersfield Condors on Wednesday, making 11 assigned to the team in two days.
The Bakersfield Condors open American Hockey League training camp on Oct. 4 and a sure sign that the season is just around the corner came from Edmonton on Tuesday.
Five-time Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer will be a guest at the Condors game on Nov., one of many promotions the team announced on Wednesday.
Sure, Condors winger Josh Winquist was just trying to draw a couple of extra minutes on a high-sticking penalty, but his effort during the second period Saturday was symbolic: Winquist and the Condors were willing to do anything — even try to make their own faces bleed — to improve their cha…
Bakersfield Condors coach Gerry Fleming likes racing, all sorts of it, and he was interested in what type of cars would be competing in the recent Good Vibrations March Meet drag races at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
Laurent Brossoit signed a two-year extension on Monday as part of a slew of moves made by the Edmonton Oilers following the NHL trade deadline.
It’s a polite way of calling out players and Condors coach Gerry Fleming did that Tuesday morning, noting in a pre-game interview that if the Condors were going to win, their best players needed to be at their best.
ONTARIO — A span of 20 seconds over two periods on Friday night sparked the Condors to 3-2 victory over the Ontario Reign, Bakersfield’s fourth straight win.
The Condors mashed down the throttle early in the second period on Tuesday night and went on a scoring blitz that extinguished the Stockton Heat.
For the vast majority of National Hockey League players, the path to the top level of play in the world includes a stint in the American Hockey League.
The Edmonton Oilers traded goaltender Ben Scrivens to Montreal on Monday for forward Zack Kassian and recalled goaltender Eetu Laurikainen from Finland and assigned him to the Condors.
WEST SACRAMENTO — The outcome wasn’t what the Condors wanted — a 3-2 loss to the Stockton Heat — but playing the first American Hockey League outdoor game in Stockton was special.
Given their history of doing wild and zany things, it seemed a bit odd that the Condors did not try to host the first American Hockey League outdoor game in California.
There have been many changes for the Condors over the first two months of the season but one constant has been goaltender Laurent Brossoit.
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.
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.
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.