Grizzlies Gain Experience
With Dumont, Battaglia

By Peter Richins
The Salt Lake Tribune

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies organization is not the type to smile at another team’s misfortune.

But with Louis Dumont and Anthony Battaglia on board, the Grizzlies are not about to complain. The two experienced forwards came to Utah after hurricanes Katrina and Rita forced the ECHL’s Mississippi Sea Wolves to cancel their upcoming season.

They played on the same line for Mississippi the past two years.

“We know each other pretty well; we click,” Battaglia said. “We know where each other is going to be.”

Dumont, a 12-year ECHL veteran, is the league’s all-time leader in regular-season points. Battaglia led the Sea Wolves in scoring last year. And neither side of the Sea Wolves’ scoring pair expected to be in Utah this year.

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