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Giannuzzi Earns 32 Save Shutout to Complete Weekend Sweep

Sunday, December 31st
Giannuzzi Earns 32 Save Shutout to Complete Weekend Sweep

Giannuzzi Shuts Out Tulsa 1-0 to Complete Weekend Sweep 

West Valley City, Utah – Dante Giannuzzi saved all 32 shots he saw and Josh Wesley scored Utah’s lone goal as they defeated the Tulsa Oilers 1-0 to complete a 3 game sweep at Maverik Center on New Year’s eve. 

Josh Wesley gave Utah a 1-0 lead on a 5 on 3 power play goal 11:32 into the contest. That turned out to be the only goal of the contest. Utah was 1 for 6 on the power play and a perfect 3 for 3 on the penalty kill. 

Giannuzzi earned his first professional shutout with the Sunday afternoon win. He had 5 career shutouts in the WHL. Utah earned a weekend sweep to conclude the 2023 calendar year. The Grizzlies are 11-6 at home this season. Tulsa’s record falls to 13-13-2.

The Grizzlies are on the road for 9 straight games beginning on January 5, 2024 at Newfoundland. Face-off is at 3:30 pm mountain time. Utah’s next home game is on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 vs Rapid City at 7:10 pm. 

3 stars

  1. Dante Giannuzzi (Utah) – 32 save shutout. 
  2. Josh Wesley (Utah) – 1 goal. 
  3. Brett Stapley (Utah) – 1 assist. 

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