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Grizzlies Open Regular Season Tonight

Friday, October 11th
Grizzlies Open Regular Season Tonight

The Utah Grizzlies open up the 2019-2029 regular season tonight at Maverik Center against the Idaho Steelheads. Face-off is at 7:00 pm. 

It will be the first of 16 regular season meetings between the two teams. Tickets are available for both tonight and Saturday night's Epilepsy Night, where the Grizzlies are wearing Salt Lake Golden Eagles themed specialty jersey's that will be auctioned off after the game with proceeds going to epilepsy research. 

Tichets are available at the Maverik Center box office, utahgrizzlies.com or any Smith's Tix locations. 

Great Crowds at Maverik Center

Grizzlies averaged 5496 fans per game in the 2018-19 season. That ranked 8th best in a 27 team (now 26) league. It was the second best attendance figures since the Grizzlies joined this league. They averaged 5666 fans per game in the 2017-18 season.

Past AHL Experience

There are 14 different players who combined for 691 AHL games among those on the opening day roster. The player with the most experience is Cole Cassels, who has appeared in 202 AHL games over 3 seasons with the Utica comets.

Classic Country 1370 AM Becomes Grizzlies Flagship Station

All 72 regular season games and the postseason will be heard on Classic Country 1370 AM. The games are also in HD at 104.3 FM HD2. Online Classic Country 1370 can be found at cc1370.com.

Division Games60 of the 72 games on the schedule will be against teams in the Mountain Division. Utah will get very familiar with the Idaho Steelheads again this season as they will meet 16 times. The Grizz will play the Rapid City 13 times, Allen Americans (9 games), Kansas City Mavericks (8 games) and the Wichita Thunder and Tulsa Oilers 6 each.

Turning Back The ClockUtah will also host a series against the Orlando Solar Bears, a team they swept in the 1996 Turner Cup Finals back when both teams played in the International Hockey League (IHL). Orlando returns to Utah on November 22nd and November 23rd.

New TerritoryThis year's schedule takes new life, with two Eastern Conference opponents making the trek out west for the first time in franchise history: the Florida Everblades (November 27th, 29th, and 30th) and the Newfoundland Growlers (December 11th, 13th, and 14th). The Growlers are the defending Kelly Cup champions, having won the championship in their first year in the league. 

Schedule Breakdown

Allen: 9 (5 Home, 4 Road)

Atlanta: 2 (Road)

Florida: 3 (Home)

Greenville: 1 (Road)

Idaho: 16 (7 Home, 9 Road)

Kansas City: 8 (3 Home, 5 Road)

Newfoundland: 3 (Home)

Orlando: 2 (Home)

Rapid City: 13 (7 Home, 6 Road)

Tulsa: 6 (3 Home, 3 Road)

Wheeling: 1 (Road)

Wichita: 6 (3 Home, 3 Road)

Month by Month

October: 7 (3 Home, 4 Road)

November: 12 (7 Home, 5 Road)

December: 12 (6 Home, 6 Road)

January: 13 (8 Home, 5 Road)

February: 16 (5 Home, 11 Road)

March: 9 (5 Home, 4 Road)

April: 3 (2 Home, 1 Road)

Days of the Week

Sunday: 2 (Both at Home)

Monday: 4 (All 4 at Home)

Tuesday: 5 (All 5 on Road)

Wednesday: 9 (6 Home, 3 Road)

Thursday: 1 (December 19th at Tulsa)

Friday: 25 (12 Home, 13 Road)

Saturday: 26 (12 Home, 14 Road)

Key Promotions

October 12th – Epilepsy Awareness Night. (Specialty jersey’s that will be auctioned off after the game) with proceeds going to support epilepsy research.

November 22nd – Pooch on the Pond – Bring your dog to the game.

November 23rd – Angel’s Hands Night – Specialty jerseys

December 13th – Teddy Bear Toss Presented by Ford. – Fans will toss teddy bears on the ice after the Grizzlies first goal.

December 14th – Star Wars Night.

January 18th – Guns & Hoses night. Last year we had a crowd of 10,529.

January 20th – Marvel Night.

February 22nd – Fight Cancer presented by Stadler.

March 14th – Military Night. It’s our way of giving thanks for those who serve our country.

April 3rd – Fan Appreciation night presented by Roseman University.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
America First Friday
Friday, March 8th
America First Friday
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM MST
Maverik Center
Rapid City Rush
RC Rapid City Rush
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Utah Grizzlies
UTA Utah Grizzlies
Maverik Center
Rapid City Rush
Utah Grizzlies
Saturday, March 9th
Rapid City Rush @ Utah Grizzlies
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM MST
Maverik Center
Rapid City Rush
RC Rapid City Rush
at
Utah Grizzlies
UTA Utah Grizzlies
Maverik Center
Smith's Family Night
Monday, March 11th
Smith's Family Night
Puck Drops:
7:10 PM MDT
Maverik Center
Rapid City Rush
RC Rapid City Rush
at
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UTA Utah Grizzlies
Maverik Center

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