The Bakersfield Condors and Stockton Heat battle in Game 2 of their Pacific Division semifinal in Stockton. The Heat held on for a 3-2 victory and now leads the best-of-five series 2-0. Game 3 in Friday at Mechanics Bank Arena.

Sometimes the game of hockey can be decided on one bounce.

For the Bakersfield Condors, a bad bounce on Wednesday night in Stockton was instrumental in leaving them on the brink of elimination in the American Hockey League Pacific Division Semifinals.