04/09/2017 1:47 PM
West Valley City, Utah - The Utah Grizzlies will meet the Allen Americans in the first round series of the ECHL’s Kelly Cup Playoffs that will open Wednesday in Dallas.
The Grizzlies will host home playoff games on Wednesday, April 19; Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 if necessary in the best-of-seven series.
Tickets for home playoff games are available now and will be available at tonight’s game at the Maverik Center Box Office. Playoff tickets will go on sale at all Smith’s Tix Locations on Monday at 10 a.m.
Utah Grizzlies Versus Allen Americans
Game 1: Wednesday, April 12: Utah at Allen: 6 p.m.
Game 2: Friday, April 14: Utah at Allen: 6 p.m.
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.
Utah officially qualified for their 10th straight playoff appearance last night when Idaho defeated Alaska 1-0.
The Grizzlies and Americans are two of only four teams in the ECHL who have both won at least one playoff series in the last two seasons. Utah is the ECHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks. Allen is affiliated with the San Jose Sharks.
The two teams last met in the regular season on December 31.
This is the first playoff meeting for Utah with a team from Texas since 2001-2002 when the Grizzlies played the Houston Aeros.
Fan Appreciation Weekend
The Grizzlies continue Fan Appreciation Weekend, presented by the Utah Building and Construction Trades Council Saturday April 8. The weekend will feature any ticket in the lower bowl for $13, excluding rinksides at the Maverik Center Box Office. Fans can also add on a gyro and a soft drink for $10. In addition, fans can add a ticket to see Brit Floyd at Maverik Center on July 6 for only $13 (Regular $29.) Saturday’s game will also feature a team poster giveaway to the first 5,000 fans. Fans can get them autographed by the entire team after the game.