EDMONTON OILERS ANNNOUNCE PURCHASE OF BAKERSFIELD CONDORS OF THE ECHL
By Edmonton Oilers, on 01/23/2014
The Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club announced today the purchase of the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL from current owner and CEO Jonathan Fleisig. The Bakersfield, California based Condors have been the ECHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers since July 18, 2013.
“We are thrilled to bring the Bakersfield Condors into the Edmonton Oilers family,” said Rexall Sports Corp. President & COO, Patrick LaForge. “The Oilers wanted an ECHL partner with strong ties to the community, a great fan base and league leading business and marketing operations. We found that in the Condors.”
“The deal will give the Condors a deeper pool of player talent and access to the expertise of the Edmonton Oilers business operations, while also ensuring what makes the franchise so special – its strong roots in Bakersfield and local management remain intact,” LaForge continued.
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