Moose fall to Condors in BakersfieldBy: Chris White | Published: January 27th 2016
The Moose were not greeted to a warm welcome in their first ever trip to face the Bakersfield Condors at the Rabobank Arena.
Despite Manitoba’s efforts the Condors had their offence clicking on Tuesday night in California.
Ryan Hamilton led the Bakersfield offence with a goal and two assists for a three point night to help defeat the Moose 6-3.
The Moose did have two goals from Scott Kosmachuk, his first multi-goal game this season and second of his AHL career. He has now scored three goals in his last two games.
Nic Petan returned to the lineup after missing one game due to injury. Petan factored in on each of the Manitoba goals with three assists in total.
Defenceman Jan Kostalek scored his first career AHL goal in the third period.
The Condors also had multi-point efforts from Tyler Pitlick (1G, 1A), Joey LaLeggia (1G, 1A), Joshua Winquist (1G, 1A) and Brad Hunt (0G, 2A). Laurent Brossoit picked up the win in net making 24 saves.
Eric Comrie made 24 saves on 29 shots through the first two periods. Jussi Olkinuora came in at the start of the third period and made 21 saves on 22 shots.
The Moose were outshot by the Condors 51-27.
The Moose are now 1-2-0-0 against Bakersfield but will get another crack at the Condors this Friday, Jan. 29 at the Rabobank Arena at 9 p.m. CT.