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Encyclopedia > Utah Grizzlies
Utah Grizzlies
Utah Grizzlies
Founded 2005
Home ice E Center
Based in West Valley City, Utah
Colors Green, Brown, Black
League ECHL
Head coach Jason Christie
General manager --
Owner David Elmore and Donna Tuttle

The Utah Grizzlies are an ice hockey team in the ECHL. They play in West Valley City, Utah, USA at the E Center. Image File history File links Utah_grizzlies_200x200. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The E Center is a 10,100-seat multi-purpose arena in West Valley City, Utah. ... West Valley City is a city in Salt Lake County in the state of Utah. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... West Valley City is a city in Salt Lake County in the state of Utah. ... The E Center is a 10,100-seat multi-purpose arena in West Valley City, Utah. ...

Founded: 2005
Arena: E Center
Uniform colors: green and brown
Logo design: A grizzly swatting at a hockey stick
Affiliates: Independent
Division titles won: none
Regular season titles won: none
League championships won: none

Contents

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The E Center is a 10,100-seat multi-purpose arena in West Valley City, Utah. ...

History of the Franchise Rights

The market was previously served by: Utah Grizzlies of the IHL and AHL (2001-2005)

Vinton, Virginia was home to the Virginia Lancers of the ECHL from 1988-1990. ... The Huntsville Blast competed for one season in the ECHL: 1993-1994. ... The Tallahassee Tiger Sharks played in the ECHL from 1994-2001. ... Macon Whoopee logo from late CHL and ECHL eras, featuring a bird and a bee. ... The Lexington Men O War were an ECHL hockey team that played at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky from 2002-2003. ... The Utah Grizzlies were an ice hockey team in the International Hockey League and American Hockey League. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ...

Year-by-year record

2005-2006: 36-30-6


Current Roster

As of December 31, 2006. Numbers taken from ECHL website. [1]

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Date of birth Place of birth
1 United States Jon Volp R September 25, 1980 Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA
31 Canada Sean Fields L March 6, 1981 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
34 Canada Rob McVicar L January 15, 1982 Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
Defencemen
# Player Shoots Date of birth Place of birth
4 United States Ed Campbell L November 26, 1974 Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
8 United States Chris Trick R August 12, 1984 Troy, Michigan, USA
14 Canada Gordon Burnett L February 4, 1981 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
22 Canada Ian Forbes L August 2, 1980 Brampton, Ontario, Canada
28 United States Eric Nelson L June 11, 1979 Big Lake, Minnesota, USA
Forwards
# Player Position Shoots Date of birth Place of birth
6 United States D.J. Jelitto LW L June 29, 1984 West Valley City, Utah, USA
7 Canada Brendan Cook F R April 12, 1983 Reston, Manitoba, Canada
9 Canada Ryan Kinasewich LW L August 20, 1983 St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
13 Sweden Jimmie Kraft C L February 26, 1981 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
15 United States Andy Sertich LW L May 3, 1983 Coleraine, Minnesota, USA
17 Canada Brad Herauf LW L August 24, 1982 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
18 Canada Blake Robson LW L March 31, 1982 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
19 Canada Danny Stewart C L April 23, 1985 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
20 Sweden Mikael Zettergren LW L June 5, 1982 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
24 Canada Brandon Tidball LW L June 6, 1985 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
26 Canada Tyler Liebel LW L July 21, 1982 Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
27 United States Jake Riddle LW L April 22, 1983 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
37 Canada Matt Craig C L March 17, 1982 London, Ontario, Canada
39 Canada Travis Rycroft RW R August 9, 1980 Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
Staff
Title Staff Member
Head Coach Jason Christie
Assistant Coach Greg Spenrath
Trainer Andy Hosler
Equipment Manager Eddie Summers

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Team records

Have not played yet


External links

  • Utah Grizzlies Official Website
ECHL
2006-07 teams: Alaska Aces | Augusta Lynx | Bakersfield Condors | Charlotte Checkers | Cincinnati Cyclones | Columbia Inferno | Dayton Bombers | Florida Everblades | Fresno Falcons | Gwinnett Gladiators | Idaho Steelheads | Johnstown Chiefs | Las Vegas Wranglers | Long Beach Ice Dogs | Pensacola Ice Pilots | Phoenix RoadRunners | Reading Royals | South Carolina Stingrays | Stockton Thunder | Texas Wildcatters | Toledo Storm | Trenton Titans | Utah Grizzlies | Victoria Salmon Kings | Wheeling Nailers
Planned 2007-08 teams: Mississippi Sea Wolves | Myrtle Beach Thunderboltz
Trophies and Awards: Patrick J. Kelly Cup
Related Articles: NHL | AHL | CHL | SPHL | UHL | World Cup

  Results from FactBites:
 
Salt Lake Tribune - Grizzlies (76 words)
The Utah Grizzlies opened up the 2007-08 season with a loss Friday, falling in Phoenix 4-2 to the RoadRunners.
Justin Bourne scored Utah's first goal of the season, followed by a score by Christian Gaudet to give the Grizzlies a 2-1 lead in the second period.
As the Utah Grizzlies take on the Phoenix Roadrunners tonight in their season opener at US Airways Center, head coach Jason Christie is looking to put last year behind him.
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