Barracuda Fall 4-2 In BakersfieldOct 3, 2015
Bakersfield, CA –The San Jose Barracuda (0-2-0-0, 0pts) presented by Barracuda Networks finished their two game exhibition schedule with a 4-2 loss to the host Bakersfield Condors (1-1-0-0, 2pts) at the Rabobank Arena on Saturday evening. The Barracuda open up their AHL regular season schedule on Friday, October 9 at 7:30pm vs. the Rockford IceHogs at the SAP Center.
Jonathan Parker and Mike DiPaolo scored for the Barracuda while Justin Baker added two assist from the blue line. Andrew Miller (1-1-2) and Brad Hunt (1-1-2) led the way for Bakersfield offensively while goaltender Laurent Brossoit went the distance for the Condors making 30 saves in net for the victory. Joel Rumpel played the entire game for the Barracuda making 26 saves in the loss.
The Condors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first period with a power play goal on a rebound by Andrew Miller (1st) at 5:36 and a breakaway score by Josh Winquist (1st) at 13:19. Joel Rumpel made 11 first period saves for San Jose while Laurent Brossoit turned aside five Barracuda shots in the opening frame.
Bakersfield went ahead 3-0 at 13:14 of the second period as Ryan Hamilton (1st) roofed a rebound past Joel Rumpel. San Jose got on the board at 14:08 as Jonathan Parker (1st) jammed home a centering feed from Justin Baker at 14:08. But the Condors went ahead 4-1 as Brad Hunt (1st) sent a laser into the net from inside the right circle at 18:43. The Barracuda outshot the Condors 18-11 in the second period but trailed 4-1 headed into the second intermission.
San Jose scored the only goal of the third period as Mike DiPaolo (1st) roofed a rebound from on top of the crease at 18:02 for the final score of the hockey game as the Condors took the game 4-2. San Jose outshot Bakersfield 9-6 in the third period.
Notes: Three Stars: 3rd star: Laurent Brossoit – BAK (30 saves, W) 2nd star: Andrew Miller – BAK (1-1-2) 1st star: Brad Hunt - BAK (1-1-2)… Final shots were 32-30 in favor of San Jose… Laurent Brossoit made 30 saves on 32 shots for Bakersfield … Joel Rumpel had 26 saves on 30 shots for San Jose… San Jose went 0-for-3 on the power play while Bakersfield went 1-for-6… Scott Timmins and Mark Cundari wore “A’s” for the Barracuda…. Chris Crane, Nikita Jevpalovs, and Petter Emanuelsson did not dress due to injury…San Jose dressed 10 forwards and eight defensemen… the Barracuda and the Condors will play 12 times during the regular season… Mike DiPaolo and Rick Pinkston each picked up fighting majors for San Jose… Justin Baker added two assists for the Barracuda… Trevor Parkes had a game high seven shots on goal.
San Jose Barracuda Lines: (pregame)
HANSON TIMMINS PARKES
HELEWKA STEFFES ARSENEAU
PARKER DOREMUS DiPAOLO
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