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Grizzlies Acquire Defenseman Quinn Wichers in Trade with Wheeling

Wednesday, December 13th
Grizzlies Acquire Defenseman Quinn Wichers in Trade with Wheeling

Grizzlies Acquire Quinn Wichers in Trade With Wheeling

West Valley City, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies have acquired defenseman Quinn Wichers and future considerations in a trade with the Wheeling Nailers for Jordan Martel. 

Wichers has played in 3 games with the Wheeling Nailers this season. Prior to that he spent 2 seasons with the Rapid City Rush from 2021-2023, scoring 3 goals and 17 assists in 93 games. He also had 4 assists for the Rush in 11 games in the 2022 Kelly Cup Playoffs. He also has 16 games of AHL experience with the Tucson Roadrunners in the 2021-22 season and 10 games with the AHL’s San Diego Gulls in the 2022-23 campaign. 

Wichers appeared in 15 regular season games and 6 contests in the 2022 Kelly Cup Playoffs against the Grizzlies while he was a member of the Rapid City Rush. 

He played at Mercyhurst College from 2017-2021. He was a teammate with current Grizzlies goaltender Garrett Metcalf for 2 seasons at Mercyhurst. Wichers was the captain at Mercyhurst in the 2019-20 season. 

Martel had 6 goals and 5 assists in 16 games with Utah this season. Martel had 44 points (18 goals, 26 assists) in 45 games last season. 

The Grizzlies are on the road at Cincinnati for a Wednesday night battle at 5:35 pm. The Grizzlies return to Maverik Center for a 4 game homestand beginning on Saturday, December 23rd vs Idaho at 7:10 pm. Tickets for every Grizzlies home game are available at utahgrizzlies.com or by calling (801) 988-8000. 

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