Dickinson Scores OT Game Winner to End Losing Skid
West Valley City, Utah – Josh Dickinson scores the game winning goal 21 seconds into overtime as the Utah Grizzlies win 4-3 to end the 7 game losing streak at Maverik Center on Saturday night.
Cole Ully and Caleb Herbert starred once again for the Grizzlies. Both guys had 1 goal and 1 assist. Ully’s goal tied up the game 3-3 on the power play 6:16 into the third period. Taylor Richart had 3 assists in the game.
Utah took a 1-0 lead 14:30 into the game as Will Smith scored his 2nd goal in his last 4 games. Maine scored the next 2 goals in the game as John Furgele and Greg Chase each scored early in the 2nd period.
Herbert scored 12:11 into the 2nd period on the power play. It was his 29th goal of the season. That’s ranked 3rd in the league.
Furgele scored his 2nd of the game 5:23 into the third period. Ully tied up the game 53 seconds later.
Special teams played a big factor in the game. Utah was 2 for 7 on the power play. Utah was also a perfect 6 for 6 on the penalty kill. Utah is 18 for 18 on the PK over the last 2 games.
Utah begins a stretch of 6 straight games against Rapid City with the first 3 games coming at Rapid City. March 6th is the next Grizzlies game. 7 pm face-off from the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. Next home game is on March 14th vs Rapid City.
Grizzlies notes: Utah outshot Maine 38 to 35. Joe Cannata stopped 32 of 35 shots. Maine’s Connor LaCouvee stopped 34 of 38 shots. Time of game: 2:23. Attendance was 7346. Both teams were wearing Marvel Superhero themed specialty jersey’s. The Grizzlies were Captain America while the Mariners were Iron Man.