All season long the second period has been the best for the Condors.

It was again on Friday night in Ontario and thanks to a five-goal outburst in that period the Condors came away with a 7-6 victory to run their win streak to 14 straight.

The Condors will look to make it 15 in a row on Saturday night against the Reign.

The Condors fell behind early and coach Jay Woodcroft called a timeout and summoned his players to the bench after Ontario took a 2-0 lead just 6:04 into the game.

Patrick Russell brought the Condors even a few minutes later when he scored back-to-back goals just 1:17 apart, the first coming at 11:44.

Then came the second period, one in which the Condors have excelled all season.

Bakersfield scored four goals in the first six minutes.

Cooper Marody started the onslaught at 1:24; Kailer Yamamoto scored a 5-on-3 power-play goal at 4:33; Ryan Stanton connected at 5:38 and Josh Currie got his team-high 24th just 19 seconds later on a breakaway t5o chase Ontario goaltender Cal Petersen.

Ontario’s Jonny Brodzinski made it 6-3 with a power-play goal at 14:30 but David Gust answered with his career high 14th at 17:19. That one turned out to be the game-winner as well. 

The Condors have now outscored opponents 86-56 in the second period but the third period was all Ontario.

Zack Mitchell scored at 1:47; Carl Grundstrom beat Shane Starrett at 2:49 and Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal at 10:45.

But the Condors stopped the bleeding and Starrett made his biggest save of the night with four minutes left when he went post-to-post to keep they tying goal out.

It was the ninth straight start for Starrett, who has won 12 of the 14 games on the streak. He is now 18-3-3 on the season.

Mike Griffith can be reached at 661 395-7390. Follow him on Twitter at @MikeGriffith54. 

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