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Grizzlies Sign Dennison, Release Yakura

Wednesday, March 20th
Grizzlies Sign Dennison, Release Yakura

Utah Grizzlies Sign Defenseman Liam Dennison 

West Valley City, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies have signed defenseman Liam Dennison. 

Dennison recently completed a 5 year college career at Merrimack College, where he scored 4 goals and 15 assists. He was an assistant captain at Merrimack in his senior season (2023-24), where he appeared in all 35 games and was second on the team with 49 blocked shots. He blocked 138 shots in his college career. Prior to playing at Merrimack he spent 2 years in the USHL with the Youngstown Phantoms, where he scored 6 goals and 27 assists. Dennison majored in Business Administration at Merrimack. 

In a separate transaction the Grizzlies have released forward Dean Yakura, who appeared in 31 games for the Grizzlies and had 3 assists. 

He will wear number 22 for the Grizzlies, who begin a three-game road trip at Rapid City on Friday and Saturday at 7:05 pm and Sunday at 4:05 pm. Utah begins a six-game homestand vs Idaho on Wednesday, March 27th 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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