WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies announced that they will play a pair of preseason games against the Idaho Steelheads.
Utah will host the Steelheads at the Eccles Ice Center in Logan, Utah on Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. and will travel to McCall, Idaho for a game at the Manchester Ice and Events Centre on Oct. 10.
The Grizzlies are the ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League and Bridgeport of the American Hockey League. The head coach of the Islanders is former ECHL player and coach Scott Gordon while former ECHL player and coach Scott Allen is an assistant coach for the Islanders. Former ECHL coach and executive Jack Capuano is head coach of Bridgeport while the assistant coaches are 2003-04 ECHL Coach of the Year and former ECHL player Pat Bingham and former Johnstown Chiefs assistant coach Matthew Bertani.