Thunder best Condors in shootout Teddy Bear Toss & some of the Best Shots of the Game

STOCKTON, Calif. – Saturday night before 8,077 fans at the Stockton Arena for the annual Teddy Bear Toss, the Stockton Thunder battled the Bakersfield Condors, finally defeating them in a shootout for the 4-3 win.  Only 2:48 into the first period, the Alex MacLeod scored prompting fans to begin tossing their stuffed animals to the ice.  The game was delayed while Thunder players, staff and firefighters helped with the cleanup.

Once the game started again, Condor’s Nicholas Tremblay scored on Brian Foster in the Net on a power play at 12:35.  The score was tied at one apiece as the teams went to the dressing room.

The second period each team exchanged power play goals.  Matt Thurber at 13:54 and Greg Miller at 17:12, again leading to a tie for intermission.

Teddy Bear Toss

Teddy Bear Toss

Brian Foster's ECHL Fantasy Goaltender Sweater

Brian Foster’s ECHL Fantasy Goaltender Sweater

Mitch Bruijsten scores shoot out goal past Tyler Bunz

Mitch Bruijsten scores shoot out goal past Tyler Bunz

Joey Leach tries to bat the puck out of the air

Joey Leach tries to bat the puck out of the air

James Henry crashes the net

James Henry crashes the net

Garet Hunt battles infront of the net

Garet Hunt battles infront of the net

Brian Foster stops Wes Cunninghams shootout attempt

Brian Foster stops Wes Cunninghams shootout attempt

Alex MacLeod scores to set off Teddy Bear Tossing

Alex MacLeod scores to set off Teddy Bear Tossing

Alex MacLeod celebrates his goal

Alex MacLeod celebrates his goal

Tyler Bunz watches the puck hit the crossbar

Tyler Bunz watches the puck hit the crossbar

Tyler Bunz tries to get referee's attention after losing his mask

Tyler Bunz tries to get referee’s attention after losing his mask

Tyler Bunz loses his mask

Tyler Bunz loses his mask

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