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Pelech re-signs with Grizzlies for 2014-15


West Valley City, Utah – Utah Grizzlies Head Coach/General Manager Tim Branham announced that the team has re-signed forward Michael Pelech for the 2014-15 season.

The Grizzles are the ECHL affiliate of the Anaheim Ducks of the National Hockey League and the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.

After being acquired from Cincinnati on Nov. 7 last year along with Mathieu Aubin, Pelech tied Aubin for third on the team in scoring with 13 goals and 31 assists for 44 points in 63 games. He was also third on the team with 97 penalty minutes and led the team with two shorthanded goals. Utah was 11-1-1 when Pelech scored a goal in 2013-14. Pelech also finished second on the team with five game-winning goals.

Pelech, 24, has collected 218 points (62g-156a) and 540 penalty minutes in 318 career ECHL games with Ontario, Toledo and Utah. He has also appeared in 24 career American Hockey League games Manchester, Norfolk, Connecticut, Worcester and Peoria.