The Stockton Heat got a goal from Markus Granlund and some great stops from both Jon Gillies and Kent Simpson, but in the end it was a one goal edge by the Bakersfield Condors winning 2-1.
The Stockton Heat battled hard in the third, shooting 17 at the Condors net, but Laurent Brossoit stopped 30 of 31 and led the Condors to spoil Hot Pink 1's first night.
This time of year hits home for many of us but for Jon Gillies, he remembers family and friends that have battled the disease every time he puts his helmet on. Read the story by Scott Linesburgh of the Stockton Record.
The Stockton Heat take on the Bakersfield Condors for the first time in team history tonight on pink ice as Hot Pink 1 kicks off at Stockton Arena at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets now and support St. Joseph's Foundation - Breast Health Services as event proceeds will be donated to them after the weekend concludes tomorrow!
Ryan Lomberg has had a busy offseason, signing his first pro deal with the Heat, participating at the Young Stars Classic, and attending more than a couple training camps. After starting the season with 4 goals and an assist with the Adirondack Thunder, he finds himself back in Stockton, but his time in Adirondack, while brief, certainly helped boost the young man's confidence.
The Calgary Flames have assigned 20-year-old defenseman Keegan Kanzig to the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL for his overage year of junior hockey. Kanzig played in one game for the Heat, a 1-0 win over the Texas Stars in Cedar Park, Texas.
Friday and Saturday's games against the Condors and Reign will be more then just a hockey game as a good cause takes center stage from the Stockton Heat.
The Stockton Heat and the team's fans are set to raise money for charity this Friday and Saturday with Hot Pink 1 presented by Dignity Health St. Joseph's Medical Center.
The American Hockey League announced a renewed partnership with the NHL for the league to continue to serve as the top development spot for future NHL officials. A total of 60% of the AHL games this season will feature the four official system with 100% of games by 2019 using the two-referee system used in the NHL.
Today we meet another member of the team's leadership group, Garnet Hathaway who just earned himself his first NHL contract after a terrific year with the Adirondack Flames.
The Stockton Heat have completed their four-game road trip and return home for Hot Pink 1 this weekend against the rival Bakersfield Condors and Ontario Reign. Get prepared by reading this week's Heat Index!
Our own Dustin Cowell has another piece that ran on the Calgary Flames website giving Calgary fans a chance to get caught up on all things Stockton Heat including Austin Carroll's first career goal.