The Bakersfield Condors are hosting their annual Teddy Bear Toss on Saturday. Fans can bring two new stuffed animals to Mechanics Bank Arena to throw onto the ice when the Condors score their first goal, and the toys will be collected and contributed to local charity organizations.

Fresh off a Pacific Division championship, the Bakersfield Condors featured plenty of familiar faces when they took the off ice for Saturday's 2021-22 American Hockey League season opener, part of two weekend home games at Mechanics Bank Arena.

The full slate of the Bakersfield Condors' 2021-22 American Hockey League schedule was unveiled on Friday, which features two home games in the opening weekend of the season and games against all nine Pacific Division foes and the Central Division's Grand Rapids Griffins. 

The 2021 AHL Pacific Division champion Bakersfield Condors will look to defend their title and have the opportunity to go beyond in the Calder Cup Playoffs when they open their 2021-22 campaign at Mechanics Bank Arena on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. against the Abbotsford Canucks, the newest…

Tyler Benson scored 8:51 into the third period to put the Condors ahead and Bakersfield held on to defeat the Henderson Silver Knights 3-2 to capture the John D. Chick Trophy as the AHL’s Pacific Division champions on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The Bakersfield Condors’ up and down season continued on its current trajectory Wednesday night with a 6-0 victory over the San Jose Barracuda, the team’s third straight victory after opening the season 0-5.

After nearly a year away from the ice and several additional delays to the 2021 season, the Bakersfield Condors finally have a set schedule.

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  • Positive Cases Among Kern Residents: 157,662

  • Deaths: 1,804

  • Recovered and Presumed Recovered Residents: 149,957

  • Percentage of all cases that are unvaccinated: 92.09

  • Percentage of all hospitalizations that are unvaccinated: 92.72

Updated: 11/30/2021. Source: Kern County Public Health Services Department

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