Thunder has little time to shake off disheartening loss

The Thunder are in trouble. The only question is how it reacts to the situation.

There’s no doubt Friday’s 2-1 loss to Bakersfield stings. The Thunder had the lead with less than eight minutes to go, and now trail the series 3-1 and could be eliminated on Saturday. The Condors final goal was a terrible blow as Joel Broda just flung puck on net from 50 feet away, and it sailed past goaltender Brian Foster. It was a bitter finish to an outstanding performance by Foster, who turned away the Condors time after time through most of the game.

So the Thunder is in a big hole, and has several key players out with injuries. It’s a tough spot, but Stockton either deals with it or the season is over.

We’re about to see if the Thunder has one more big comeback in it.

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    Scott Linesburgh

    Linesburgh has been a member of The Record's sports department since 1988. A native of Wantagh, N.Y., he has covered the Stockton Thunder hockey franchise since its inception in 2005 and has spent more than two decades reporting on motorsports and ... Read Full
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