Bakersfield Blanks San Antonio 4-0
SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 3, 2018) – Goaltender Eddie Pasquale recorded 36 saves and his first shutout of the season as the Bakersfield Condors (13-13-5-0) blanked the San Antonio Rampage (19-13-2-0) 4-0 on Wednesday at the AT&T Center.
Bakersfield got on the board first at 11:30 of the opening period when David Gust hit a trailing Dillon Simpson at the left circle who fired a one timer off the glove of netminder Ville Husso and into the back of the net.
After a scoreless second period the Condors extended their lead 50 seconds into the final frame when Ty Rattie received a backdoor pass from Josh Currie and fired a shot past Husso. Bakersfield took advantage of a power-play opportunity at 6:24 when Liro Pakarinen connected on a wrist shot from the left circle, giving the Condors a 3-0 advantage. Ryan Mantha added a shorthanded empty-net goal at 15:50 after banking the puck off the boards, securing Bakersfield’s 4-0 victory.
Forwards: Defensemen: Goaltenders:
Agozzino-Belzile-Grimaldi Butler-Schmaltz Husso
Ranford-Toninato-Nantel Siemens-Meloche Martin
San Antonio begins a three-game road trip in California when the club faces the Stockton Heat on Friday, Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. at Stockton Arena. Season tickets for the 2017-18 campaign are available and can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554 or online at SARampage.com. The 2017-18 season is presented by H-E-B and Wells Fargo.