Dowling joins Grizzlies from Abbotsford

West Valley City, Utah – Utah Grizzlies Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Kevin Colley announced today that forward Justin Dowling has joined the team from the AHL’s Abbotsford Heat.


The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the Heat the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League.


Dowling joins Utah after starting his pro career late last season with Abbotsford and posting one goal and three assists for four points in eight games. Last year, as he completed his major junior career in the WHL with Swift Current, he totaled 20 goals and 47 assists for 67 points in 63 games. During his final three seasons in the WHL, he had 211 points in 206 games on 74 goals and 137 assists.