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Grizz Win 5-4 in Overtime

Thursday, March 10th
Grizz Win 5-4 in Overtime

Grizz Win 5-4 in Overtime

West Valley City, Utah – Ben Tardif scored 2:14 into overtime as the Utah Grizzlies defeated the Kansas City Mavericks 5-4 on a Wednesday night at Maverik Center.

Kansas City took a 2-0 lead after 1 period as Marcus Crawford scored 6:37 in and John Schiavo scored 15:38 in. Utah outshot Kansas City 15 to 8 in the first period and 42 to 27 for the game.

Miles Gendron got Utah on the board 2:21 into the second period. KC’s Schiavo scored his 2nd of the game 5:27 into the second. Gendron scored his 2nd of the game 11:55 in. Gendron has 7 career goals vs Kansas City, 3 last season and 4 this year. Mason Mannek tied the game 13:15 in as he redirected a Nate Clurman shot. Charle-Edouard D’Astous gave Utah a 4-3 lead 15:54 into the second period. D’Astous now leads the club with 21 goals this season.

Mavericks forward Ben Johnson scored shorthanded 13:34 into the third period to tie the game 4-4. The score remained deadlocked through the remainder of regulation. Tardif won the game 2:14 into overtime with Nate Clurman and Luka Burzan getting the assist. It was the first overtime home game for the Grizzlies this season. Utah is now 7-3 in games decided past regulation.

Utah remains in first place in the Mountain Division with a .605 points percentage. Kansas City stays at the .500 mark with a 27-27-3-1 record.

The series continues on Friday night at 7:10 pm. It’s an AFCU Friday where tickets start at 8 dollars when you pay using your AFCU debit or credit card at the Maverik Center box office. Saturday the 12th is Military Night Presented by Darren Bideaux RV. There will be 2 charity games beginning at 1 pm leading up to the Grizzlies game at 7:10 pm.

3 stars

  1. Miles Gendron (Utah) – 2 goals, +2, 4 shots.
  2. Charle-Edouard D’Astous (Utah) – 1 goal, 1 assist.
  3. Ben Tardif (Utah) – 1 goal, 1 assist.

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