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.

Nearly a year after last taking the ice, the Bakersfield Condors took a huge step toward returning to action with the American Hockey League’s announcement that 28 teams have agreed to participate in the 2021 season, scheduled to start Feb. 5.