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BACKUP DEBATE IN BAKERSFIELD NET

It’s the three-headed monster that no coach wants to tangle with, but for a least a few days, Bakersfield Condors bench boss Gerry Fleming is going to have to cope. With Laurent Brossoit’s return to the nest, the Condors are now carrying three goaltenders in training camp and heading into the only two pre-season games…

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A Look at the Condors Schedule

The full 2016-17 schedule for the Bakersfield Condors was released on Monday, but the biggest news when it comes to the calendar will officially be unveiled on Tuesday.

Oilers Sign Taylor Beck

Embed from Getty Images Out goes one Taylor. In comes another. The Oilers added some depth on Sunday by announcing the signing of winger Taylor Beck, a former third-round pick of the Nashville Predators (70th overall, 2009). Beck can play both the left and right side, and the 25-year-old will likely start the season with…

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Shopping in Condor Country

The big club isn’t the only one going shopping at this time of year.  There’s also a hunt for free-agent talent happening with the Bakersfield Condors, and while the Oilers helped them out on one front big getting hulking Mark Fraser for the blue line, there’s still a little more left on head coach Gerry…

Condors Re-Sign Ryan Hamilton

Embed from Getty Images Ryan Hamilton returning to the Bakersfield Condors, and hence the Edmonton Oilers organization as a whole, is certainly the start of something. But is it the beginning of a status-quo off-season for the AHL farm team or is it the launching point for a summer of signings?

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Checking the Condors’ Cupboards

Craig Button, one the top draft gurus in the game, recently said the Edmonton Oilers’ cupboard was “pretty bare” when it comes to any promising prospects. He’s not wrong. And that hurts not only at the NHL level but it could make things pretty painful at the developmental AHL level for the Bakersfield Condors as well.

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The Condors Play Out the String

After having their playoff hopes dashed by the rival Ontario Reign last Saturday, the Bakersfield Condors wanted to make another in-state competitor feel the same pain.

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No Playoffs in Condorstown?

If the Bakersfield Condors don’t make the AHL playoffs, and it’s looking a little bleak now, they will look back at Tuesday night’s game against the Ontario Reign with a lot of disgust.

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Gerry Fleming Talks Prospects

While 2015-16 is his first campaign playing in North America, this season hasn’t been a breakout one for Anton Slepyshev. In part that’s due to a shoulder injury. Add in some time to adjust to his new surroundings and the surprising departure of linemate and fellow Russian Bogdan Yakimov, and the year has been mostly…

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Condors Lose Costly Divisional Matchup

The Bakersfield Condors had a chance to get themselves into a tie for the last playoff spot in the AHL’s Pacific Division on Sunday. Instead, they are now four points back after a game that saw them take far too many penalties and not get a key save when they needed it the most.