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Grizzlies Open Seven-Game Home Stand Friday

11/06/2017 12:15 PM -

Friday: Fort Wayne at Utah, 7p.m. Utah’s Classic Country AM 1370, ECHL TV
Saturday: Fort Wayne at Utah, 7 p.m. Utah’s Classic Country AM 1370, ECHL TV

The Latest
The Grizzlies went unbeaten in regulation on their just completed four-game in five-night road trip against Mountain Division opponents Allen, Tulsa and Wichita. The 2-0-2-0 mark propelled Utah to 5-1-2-0 in their last eight games. 
 
Coming Home
The Grizzlies open a season-long seven-game home stand Friday night at Maverik Center. Utah will welcome Fort Wayne, Colorado and Manchester over the seven games which will take the Grizzlies to the end of November.
 
Back Home
The Grizzlies return home Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11. Fans who buy a ticket at the Maverik Center box office or UtahGrizzlies.com, when mentioning the offer, will receive a free ticket to return to watch the Grizzlies the following weekend on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18.
 
Veterans Day Game With Metro PCS
Metro PCS is inviting all Veterans and Active Military to any Wasatch Front location to get a free voucher to attend the Grizzlies Veterans Day game on Saturday, November 11 to thank them for their service to our country.
 
Metro PCS Grizzlies Mini Sticks
Saturday night, the first 1,000 fans to visit the Metro PCS booth on the main concourse will receive a free Grizzlies mini stick.
 
Walters Returns
Acquired from Rapid City last Monday, Ryan Walters joined the Grizzlies for their road trip Wednesday and tallied seven assists in four games last week. He scored at least once in all four games and totaled three assists Saturday in Tulsa. Four of his points came on the power-play. He finished one point off of the league scoring lead last week. Walters played most of the 2015-2016 season with Utah and had 19 goals and 22 assists for 41 points in 53 games.

Everyone Chipping In
12 Utah players scored at least one goal during the four-game road trip including: Brendan Harms, C.J Eick, Sam Windle, Mitch Jones and Ryan Misiak who all scored their first goals of the year. Harms, who had his first two goals of the year Saturday, was the only Utah player to register more than one goal on the trip.
 
Leading Scorer 
With one goal and five assists last week, Kyle Thomas is now tied for second in the ECHL in scoring with two goals and 12 assists for 14 points in 12 games. He leads the ECHL with 12 assists.

Power-Play Gets Going
Utah went 4-21 on the power-play over the four-game trip to the flyover states after going 2 for their first 33 over the first eight games of the season.

Carr Pushes Unbeaten Streak To Five
Grizzlies goaltender Kevin Carr is 4-0-1-0 in his last five games, the second longest unbeaten streak of his four-year ECHL career. He has a 2.55 Goals-Against-Average and a .920 save percentage after stopping 59 of 62 shots over the first two games of the trip and holding Wichita without a goal for the final 26:17 of regulation Sunday as the Grizzlies forced overtime.
 
Coming From Behind
Utah has come from behind to win in two of five wins this year and over the weekend erased two sets of three-goal deficits in less than 24 hours to force consecutive games to overtime. Utah trailed 3-0 in Tulsa Saturday and 4-1 in Wichita Sunday before rallying in eventual overtime losses. Utah outscored the opposition 6-2 in the third periods on the trip as folks looked to push the narrative that they were road weary in a stretch of four games in five nights in three different cities.
 
On The Air
Fans can get the latest on the Grizzlies every day on ESPN 700 as “Voice of the Grizzlies” Adrian Denny delivers the morning report at 11:25 a.m. with Grizzlies In 60 during “The Bill Riley Show” followed by the afternoon report at 3:25 p.m. with Grizzlies In 60 during “Gunther and Hackett.”
 
Official Country Station
Z-104, Utah’s #1 Country Station, returns as the Official Country Station of the Grizzlies with select games broadcast live on the legendary KSOP AM 1370; featuring Utah’s Classic Country. Denny joins Dave and Deb the Friday of every weekend home stand just after 9 a.m. on Z-104, followed by a visit with Country Joe on AM 1370. 

Television Coverage
KMYU will begin its sixth season of televising Grizzlies games after the holidays. A complete schedule will be announced before hand as Denny joins Adam Mikulich from 2 News Talkin’ Sports.
 

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