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Grizzlies Season Ends After 3-2 OT Loss

Tuesday, May 2nd
Grizzlies Season Ends After 3-2 OT Loss

Grizzlies Season Ends After 3-2 Overtime Loss

Boise, Idaho – The Utah Grizzlies fall in overtime for the fourth straight game as Idaho Steelheads forward Jack Becker scored the game winning goal 3:48 into overtime as they defeated the Grizzlies 3-2. The Steelheads win the best of  series 4 games to 2 and they advance to the Mountain Division Finals, where they will face the Allen Americans.

Idaho scored first as Zane Franklin found the back of the net 9:04 in. Idaho led 1-0 after 1 period. Utah tied the game as Kyle Betts threw a shot off of Idaho’s Cody Haiskanen and into the back of the net 13:12 in. The score was tied 1-1 after 2 periods.

Utah’s Dylan Fitze scored 8:58 into the third period to take a 2-1 lead. Idaho tied it up 10:34 in as AJ White scored his 3rd goal of the series. Both teams went to overtime for the fourth straight games. Jack Becker’s game winner was Idaho’s fourth straight overtime victory as they advance to the next round.

The last 5 games of the playoff series were each one goal games. Utah’s Trent Miner saved 29 of 32 in the loss. Idaho’s Adam Scheel stopped 21 of 23. Utah was 0 for 3 on the power play. Idaho was 0 for 2.

The Grizzlies 2023 Kelly Cup Playoff run comes to an end. They return to the ice in October for the 2023-2024 season. Follow the Grizzlies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and snapchat for offseason news leading up to the upcoming season.

3 stars

  1. Jack Becker (Idaho) – 1 goal.
  2. Casey Johnson (Idaho) 2 assists, +3.
  3. AJ White (Idaho) – 1 goal, +2.

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