March 23, 2022
The Colorado Eagles begin their West Coast trip tonight in Bakersfield, Calif. at 7:30 a.m. MST. This is the fourth series for both teams this season. The last time the two teams met was in February, with the Eagles dropping both games to the Condors.
In Game 1 of the series, Ryan Wagner, Kiefer Sherwood and Mikhail Maltsev all scored and goalkeeper Justus Annunen made 34 saves on 38 shots. It wasn’t enough to give the Eagles the lead, with the Condors winning 4-3.
In Game 2 of the series, Keaton Middleton was the Eagles’ lone goal, scoring at 9:03 into the third period, goaltender Justus Annunen made 27 saves on 31 shots. The Eagles fell to the Condors, 3-1.
Eagles @ Bakersfield
Mechanics Bank Arena – Bakersfield, CA
Colorado recently signed Cornell University forward Kyle Betts to an Amatur tryout deal.
The Colorado Eagles are 30-18-4-3 for the season, now sitting in 3rd place in the Pacific Division. Colorado is 2-3-0-0 this season against Bakersfield and 13-10-0-0 overall against the Condors.
Bakersfield is 26-17-4-5 this season, currently sitting in 5th place in the Pacific Division.
Colorado – Bakersfield Connections
Bakersfield striker Ostap Safin has played internationally with Martin Kaut for their native Czech Republic.