Grizzlies win in a Sunday shutout
The Utah Grizzlies grabbed their second win over the trois-Rivieres with a 4-0 shutout on Sunday afternoon in the last meeting of a 3 game series at the Maverick Center in West Valley Utah.
In the first period the Grizzlies hopped out with a 2-0 advantage. Grizzlies forward Dakota Raabe beat Lions goaltender Joe Vrbetic 10:58 in and another goal from Utah's defenseman Victor Bartley 18:52 in. Cam Wright assisted both goals, and Dakota Raabe and Zach Tsekos also collected assists in the first period.
The second period was very eventful as Utah had 6 penalties and the Lions had 7. Cam Strong put a bow on the Grizzlies victory on a power play goal 9:56 in as Cameron Wright got his third assist of the night and Andrew Nielsen collected his league leading 11th power play assist. Tyler Penner scored the last goal of the game 11:12 into the second period.
Neither team was able to find the net in the third period. The Grizzlies earn their first shutout of the season 4-0, as the grizzlies record goes to 8-8 on the season.
Trent Miner started in net for the grizzlies and was awarded his first shutout of the season with 30 saves. The grizzlies out shot the lions 33-30.
The Grizzlies next game will be on Friday December 2nd at Idaho Central Arena against the Idaho Steelheads. Face-off will be at 7:10 pm in the first of a 5 game road trip.
1. Trent Miner (Utah) - 30 save shutout.
2. Dakota Raabe (Utah) - 1 goal, 1 assist.
3. Victor Bartley (Utah) - 1 goal, 1 assist.
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