In 2009-2010, J.D. Watt, Josh Meyers, Hugo Carpentier and Peter Vandermeer played in both Utah and Abbotsford. Watt was promoted from Utah to Abbotsford after the first game of the season and never returned; totaling 265 penalty minutes in 70 AHL games. Meyers played the first 12 games in Utah, before joining Abbotsford for the final 65 games of their season.
As Utah expands their role with Calgary, the organization has also announced that they have parted ways with the New York Islanders organization, whom they had been affiliated with since 2007.
The Grizzlies open the 2010-2011 season Friday, October 15 in Alaska with the home opener being Friday, October 22 when Utah welcomes Bakersfield to Maverik Center for a 7:05 p.m. start.
Ticket packages for the upcoming season are on sale now by calling, (801) 988-8000. Visit www.utahgrizzlies.com for more information.