Condors Help Kings To Runner-Up Finish

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Bakersfield Condors were represented by four players in the Pacific Shootout Rookie Tournament held last weekend in San Jose.

Oriel McHugh, Nate Metcalf, Connor James and Yutaka Fukufuji played on a team comprised of rookies and prospects from the Los Angeles Kings organization which finished second in the three-team tournament.

McHugh and Metcalf are signed with the Condors for 2005-06 while James and Fukufuji played for Bakersfield in 2004-05.

James scored five points (2g-3a) in four games while Fukufuji started two games, including the title game against the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.

Team Press Release