The Bakersfield Condors scored twice in the opening four minutes against visiting Idaho, igniting a 5-3 win over the Steelheads on Friday.
Bakersfield built a 4-0 lead in the second before Idaho finally rallied, as Ian Lowe and Jacob Cepis each scored in the second period.
Scott Freeman scored a penalty-shot goal late in the second for Bakersfield before Ondrej Roman trimmed the lead to the final margin for Idaho in the third.
Idaho invites fans to join “The Rat Pack”
The Idaho Steelheads invite fans to join the Kael Mouillierat “Rat Pack” at all Friday night home games.
For $15, fans will get a ticket in section 205, and a “Rat Pack” t-shirt.
Mouillierat, nicknamed “Rat” by his teammates, was a 2011 ECHL All Star and named to the ECHL All-Rookie team last season after netting 63 points in 62 games for the Steelheads.