Morgan Klimchuk scored his first pro point, a goal, and added his second, an assist, for his first pro multi-point effort at the pro ranks but it wasn't enough to power the Heat past San Jose on Sunday.
The Stockton Heat took down the Bakersfield Condors outdoors at Raley Field by a 3-2 final. Listen as Coach Huska, Derek Grant, Drew Shore and Oliver Kylington talk to us after the win. The game was so hot, it even fogged up our cameras!
Check out the best pictures from tonight's Heat game outdoors at Raley Field. Thanks to all of you who attended and thanks to Asvitt Photo for the pictures!
While the Condors took the lead in the first with a goal 5:12 into the contest, the Heat tied things up in the second and took the lead for good in the third, winning 3-2 in front of 9,357 fans at Raley Field in West Sacramento.
Heat captain Aaron Johnson has quite the history with the outdoor game experience, as he just missed out on playing at Wrigley Field back in 2009 when he was with the Blackhawks. Now, Johnson gets his chance and he couldn't be more thrilled.
The Heat got their first chance to hit the ice in the elements at Raley Field Thursday evening when they're first scheduled practice took place. It was a lighthearted skate full of fun and smiles, but the guys know that tomorrow is a game day and recognize what's at stake.
The Stockton Heat hit the ice at Raley Field for the first time Thursday evening. It was a lighthearted practice and was followed by a family skate for all the players and their families to enjoy the outdoor atmosphere.
Listen as Heat players Dustin Stevenson, Jakub Nakladal and Bryce Van Brabant talk about tomorrow's outdoor game at Raley Field in Sacramento!
Heat defenseman Kenney Morrison has nearly played in more outdoor games in his career than the rest of Stockton's roster combined. With all that experience in the elements, Morrison sheds a little light on the excitement and some of the challenges that playing outdoors presents.
Listen as Coach Huska, Aaron Johnson and Derek Grant talk about the pre-outdoor game setback to the Bakersfield Condors at Stockton Arena.
The Stockton Heat got two, third period goals from Derek Grant but it wasn't enough to beat Ben Scrivens and the Condors at Stockton Arena in a pre-outdoor game clash at Stockton Arena.
Derek Grant scored his team leading eighth and ninth goals of the season but the Stockton Heat comeback effort was thwarted by a Matthew Ford power-play goal in the late stages of the third period. The Heat now head to Sacramento to take on the Condors outdoors!