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Molino, Ouellette Lead Grizzlies to 3-1 Win

Sunday, December 22nd
Molino, Ouellette Lead Grizzlies to 3-1 Win

Molino, Ouellette Lead Grizz to 3-1 Road Win

Wichita, Kansas – Griffen Molino had 2 goals and 1 assist and goaltender Martin Ouellette stopped 33 of 34 shots as the Utah Grizzlies defeated the Wichita Thunder 3-1 on Saturday night at INTRUST Bank Arena.

Grizz completed the pre-Christmas road trip 3-1 through the central time zone. Molino scored unassisted 6:21 into the first period. Ty Lewis made it a 2-0 game 1:05 into the second period on a power play goal. Wichita’s Stefan Fournier scored his teams only goal 5:09 into the second on a power play goal. Grizz got an insurance goal as Molino scored his 2nd of the game and his team leading 11th of the season 11:36 into the third period.

Utah went 2 for 3 on the power play. They are 7 for 17 on the power play vs Wichita this season in 3 season meetings, all of them won by the Grizzlies, who have outscored the Thunder 18 to 4 in those games.

For Martin Ouellette, he has now won each of his first five starts in a Grizzlies uniform. He went 3-0 on the road trip and has allowed only 6 goals in 5 games after being acquired by the Grizz for future considerations.

Grizzlies return to Maverik Center for a 6 game homestand. It begins with games on December 27th, 28th and 30th against the Tulsa Oilers. Tickets for every game are available at utahgrizzlies.com or at any Smith’s Tix locations.

3 stars

  1. Martin Ouellette (Utah) – 33 of 34 saves.
  2. Griffen Molino (Utah) – 2 goals, 1 assist.
  3. Stefan Fournier (Wichita) – 1 goal, 8 shots on goal.

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