West Valley City,Utah - The Utah Grizzlies open up the preseason on Friday, October 5th against the Idaho Steelheads. 7:00 pm face-off at Maverik Center.
Utah and Idaho will get very familiar with each other this year. The 2 teams will meet 17 times this season. 15 meetings in the regular season and 2 preseason games.
Among the Grizzlies in the lineup tonight is Ryan Walters, who led the club with 29 goals and 63 points last season. Ryan Misiak was the only player to participate in all 72 Grizzlies games last season.
Local products for the Grizzlies include forward Tommy Anderson, a Park City native. Defenseman David Higgs was born in Salt Lake City and played for Utah State University for the past 3 seasons. Forward Josh Dangel had 89 goals for the University of Utah from 2014-17. Former Utah Utes goaltender Chris Komma holds the Utes record for career wins.
Tickets are just $10 for the October 5th game and all are general admission. Season ticket holders can contact their ticket rep for free tickets to the game. Follow the Grizzlies on Twitter @utahgrizz. Hockey is back at Maverik Center.