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Grizzlies Sign Defenseman James Shearer

Monday, March 14th
Grizzlies Sign Defenseman James Shearer

Grizzlies Sign Defenseman James Shearer

West Valley City, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies have signed defenseman James Shearer, who just completed a 3-year career with the University of Calgary.

Shearer played at the University of Calgary for 3 seasons from 2018-2020 and the 2021-22 season which just completed. Shearer had 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists) in 3 seasons. Shearer had a combined +31 rating in 3 seasons.

Before his college days Shearer played in the WHL with the Brandon Wheat Kings for 3 seasons from 2015-2018. Shearer was captain of the Wheat Kings in the 2017-18 season. His best statistical season in Brandon was in the 2016-17 campaign where he had 31 points (8 goals, 23 assists) in 65 games. In Brandon he was a teammate with former Grizzlies forwards Ty Lewis and Tim McGauley.

Shearer will wear number 3 for the Grizzlies, who are in first place in the Mountain division with a .619 points percentage. Utah is on the road at Idaho for a 2 game series on March 18-19. The Grizz return to Maverik Center for 6 straight games beginning on March 23, 25-26 vs Tulsa and March 30, April 1-2 vs Rapid City. Tickets for every Grizzlies home game are available at utahgrizzlies.com or by calling (801) 988-8000.

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America First Friday
Friday, March 8th
America First Friday
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Saturday, March 9th
Rapid City Rush @ Utah Grizzlies
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Smith's Family Night
Monday, March 11th
Smith's Family Night
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