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Grizz Fall 5-2 in Kansas City

Friday, May 28th
Grizz Fall 5-2 in Kansas City

Grizz Fall 5-2 on Thursday Night

Independence, Missouri – The Kansas City Mavericks defeated the Utah Grizzlies 5-2 on Thursday night at Cable Dahmer Arena.

Jared VanWormer got Kansas City on the board 2:54 into the contest. Grizz forward Cedric Pare tied the game 16:46 in as he redirected a Cole Fraser shot for his 17th goal of the season. Utah outshot KC 12 to 5 in the first period.

Mavericks took a 3-1 lead early in the 2nd period as Rob Bordson scored his 18th goal of the year. 1 minute 12 seconds later Brodie Reid made it 3-1 KC. 5 minutes into the second period Travis Barron intercepted a KC pass and threw it to Sasha Mutala, who scored his 3rd goal in his 2nd game with Utah. KC led 3-2 after 2 periods.

Boston Leier scored an insurance goal for the Mavericks 14:39 into the third period. Willie Corrin added an empty net goal with 2:14 left in regulation. Corrin and Reid each had 1 goal and 1 assist in the game.

Neither team had a power play in the game. Utah’s Cole Fraser and KC’s Lane Scheidl each had a matching unsportsmanlike conduct penalty 5:27 into the third period, forcing a 4 on 4 for 2 minutes. Utah outshot Kansas City 26 to 21.

Utah is now 10-2 over the last 12 games and has outscored opponents 41 to 23. There’s 3 different scenarios where Utah can clinch a playoff spot on Friday.

  1. Utah wins in regulation.
  2. Utah loses in overtime/shootout and Rapid City loses.  
  3. Utah wins and Rapid City wins in overtime/shootout.

The series continues on Friday night at 6:05 pm. Next homestand for Utah will be on June 2, 4-5 vs Fort Wayne. Face-off all 3 nights is at 7:10 pm. Saturday, June 5th is TMNT night where the Grizz are wearing specialty jersey’s. Fan Appreciation Weekend is on June 4-5. Tickets for every Grizzlies home game are available at utahgrizzlies.com or by calling (801) 988-8000.

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