Complete First Round Schedule
Utah Grizzlies Versus Allen Americans
Game 1: Wednesday, April 12: Allen 4 Utah 3
Game 2: Friday, April 14: Utah 4 Allen 1
Game 3: Wednesday, April 19: Allen at Utah: 7 p.m.
Game 4: Friday, April 21: Allen at Utah: 7 p.m.
Game 5: Saturday, April 22: Allen at Utah: 7 p.m.
**Game 6: Monday, April 24: Utah at Allen: 6 p.m.
**Game 7: Tuesday, April 25: Utah at Allen: 6 p.m.
The Grizzlies host home games Wednesday, Friday and Saturday after splitting two games in Dallas last week to open the 2-3-2 best-of-seven first round playoff series.
The Grizzlies are celebrating their tenth-straight trip to the Kelly Cup Playoffs by offering $10 Corner Plaza Tickets for all first round games played at Maverik Center. The offer must be mentioned at the arena box office when purchasing tickets.
Playoff Wild Wednesday
Wednesday when the Grizzlies return home for game three will be a playoff Wild Wednesday that will feature $2 Hot Dogs, $2 Soft Drinks, $2 Churros, $4 Grizzlies Goal-Den Ale and $5 Student Tickets.
Goals In Spurts
Utah and Allen each had a stretch of scoring three-straight goals Wednesday in game one before Utah scored four-straight to build a 4-0 lead on Friday.
Utah has outscored Allen 3-1 in the first periods during the first two games and has led after one period in both games. Utah has outshot the Americans 26-14 in the first period so far. The Grizzlies have also led going to the third period in each game thus far.
Utah’s third forward line of Jon Puskar (one goal, three assists), C.J. Eick (one goal, one assist) and Austen Brassard (one goal, one assist) lead Utah in scoring in the playoffs as they’ve combined for four goals and five assists for nine points in the first two games.
After allowing more than three goals in regulation with Utah for the first time since November 11 and for only the second time in his last 27 games with Utah and San Diego combined in game one Wednesday; Anaheim Ducks prospect Kevin Boyle stopped the first 27 shots that he saw Friday and 36 of 37 overall in Utah’s 4-1 win.
Utah drew the first three power-plays in game one and the first four in game two. They have drawn nine of the 16 power-plays awarded so far. Utah is 1-for-9 on the power-play and Allen in 1-for-7.
The Grizzlies are in a 1-1 first round series tie after starting a series on the road for the third-straight season. 1-1 after two games previously propelled them to series wins over Idaho in 2015 and Colorado in 2016.
Wednesday, April 19: Allen at Utah, 7 p.m.; 6:45 p.m. Pregame Show ESPN 700
Friday, April 21: Allen at Utah , 7 p.m. KMYU TV, 6:45 Pregame Show, ESPN 700
Saturday, April 22: Allen at Utah, 6:45 Pregame Show, Utah’s Classic Country AM 1370
**Monday, April 24: Utah at Allen, 6 p.m., ESPN 700
**Tuesday, April 25: Utah at Allen, 6 p.m., ESPN 700
Get the latest on the Grizzlies every day as “Voice of the Grizzlies” Adrian Denny delivers Grizzlies In 60 at 11:25 a.m. and 3:25 p.m. Monday-Friday on ESPN 700.
Denny joins Dave and Deb on Z-104 in studio along with Country Joe on Utah’s Classic Country AM 1370 the morning of every Friday home game during the 9 o’clock hour on the Official Country Stations of the Grizzlies.
The Grizzlies have returned to KMYU for their fifth season of telecasts. All Friday night home games will be televised for the rest of the season.
All games can be seen on ECHL TV for a PPV charge of $7.99.