West Valley City, Utah – Utah Grizzlies Head Coach/General Manager Tim Branham announced today that the team has issued qualifying offers to six players for the 2018-2019 season.
Should a player not return their signed qualifying offer by July16, the Grizzlies will continue to hold their playing rights for 2018-2019 meaning Utah can re-sign them at a later date, trade their rights to another team or choose to take no further action.
About The Grizzlies
The Grizzlies enter their 24th season in Utah in 2018-2019; having qualified for the playoffs in 17 of their first 23 seasons and in ten of their last eleven.
Utah is led by sixth-year Head Coach and General Manager Tim Branham, the longest tenured Head Coach in team history and the second-longest tenured
Head Coach in the ECHL. The 37-year-old’s next win will make him the most winning Head Coach in team history as he currently stands at 178-136-45.
The Grizzlies drew a modern day record of 203,990 fans to Maverik Center in 2017-2018 with two sellout crowds of over 10,000 fans and nine crowds of over 7,000 fans as they ranked 5th in the 27-team ECHL in attendance for a second-straight year with an average of nearly 6,000 fans-per-game.
The Grizzlies open the regular season on Friday, October 12 against Rapid City at Maverik Center.
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