Grizzlies Expect Closer Games

By Maggie Thach
The Salt Lake Tribune

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Utah Grizzlies return to the E Center tied 1-1 with the Victoria Salmon Kings in their best-of-seven series in the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs National Conference semifinals.

Even though the Grizzlies know what to expect at home, they don’t expect Game 3 – which is Thursday at 7:05 p.m. in West Valley City – to be anything like the first two games.

The Grizzlies won the first game 6-0. Victoria returned the favor by beating Utah 6-1 in Game 2.

“Those were two unusual games,” Utah coach Jason Christie said. “We’re going to have one-goal games and we need to make sure we’re ready for that.”

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