Team Facts
Plays in ECHL Team colours Green + White + Black + Copper Town West Valley City, UT, USA Founded 1994

2018-2019 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S
GOALTENDERS
#35 Joe Cannata (G) 32 1990 Wakefield, MA, USA 6'1" 201 L
#37 Kevin Carr (G) 32 1990 Unionville, ON, CAN 6'1" 185 L
#30 Alex Leclerc (G) 27 1995 Longueuil, QC, CAN 5'10" 187 L
#30 Jay Stevens (G) 49 1973 UT, USA 6'2" 201 L
DEFENSEMEN
#3 Josh Anderson (D) 24 1998 Nanaimo, BC, CAN 6'3" 229 L
#20 Gage Ausmus (D) 27 1995 Billings, MT, USA 6'1" 216 L
#5 Sergei Boikov (D) Colorado Avalanche 26 1996 Khabarovsk, RUS 6'1" 203 L
#8 Kevin Davis (D) 25 1997 Kamloops, BC, CAN 6'0" 183 R
#27 Nolan De Jong (D) 27 1995 Victoria, BC, CAN 6'2" 198 L
#6 Duggie Lagrone (D) 28 1994 Plano, TX, USA 5'9" 179 R
#4 Turner Ottenbreit (D) 25 1997 Yorkton, SK, CAN 6'3" 192 L
#24 Matt Pufahl (D) 29 1993 Saskatoon, SK, CAN 6'2" 209 L
#39
Joey Raats (D) 27 1995 Las Vegas, NV, USA 6'0" 185 R
#11 Taylor Richart (D) 30 1992 Blaine, MN, USA 5'9" 174 R
#27 Gabriel Verpaelst (D) 29 1993 Sherbrooke, QC, CAN 6'0" 194 L
#18 Teigan Zahn (D) 32 1990 Regina, SK, CAN 6'1" 216 L
FORWARDS
#26 Travis Barron (LW) 24 1998 Belfountain, ON, CAN 6'1" 205 L
#19 Matt Berry (RW/C) 30 1992 Canton, MI, USA 5'10" 176 R
#21
Austin Carroll (RW) 28 1994 Phoenix, AZ, USA 6'3" 212 R
#22 Josh Dickinson (C) 25 1997 Georgetown, ON, CAN 6'2" 194 L
#24 Grayson Downing (C/LW) 30 1992 Abbotsford, BC, CAN 6'0" 179 L
#13 Stanislav Dzakhov (F) 29 1993 Moskva, RUS 6'2" 209 R
#42 Mike Economos (F) 30 1992 Crystal Lake, IL, USA 6'1" 201 R
#16 Eric Freschi (F) 29 1993 Bloomington, MN, USA 5'11" 194 R
#44 Ryan Galt (F) 27 1995 Omaha, NE, USA 5'11" 192 R
#38 Brendan Harms (C/RW) 28 1994 Steinbach, MB, CAN 6'0" 183 R
#7 J.T. Henke (F) 28 1994 Trenton, MI, USA 5'9" 209 R
#40 Caleb Herbert (C/RW) 31 1991 Bloomington, MN, USA 6'0" 190 R
#16 Ty Lewis (LW/RW) 24 1998 Brandon, MB, CAN 6'0" 181 L
#28 Jake Marchment (C) 27 1995 Courtice, ON, CAN 6'3" 205 R
#13 Mitch Maxwell (LW) 31 1990 Magrath, AB, CAN 5'11" 207 L
#23 Tim McGauley (C) 27 1995 Wilcox, SK, CAN 6'1" 172 L
#9 Ryan Misiak (F/D) 31 1991 Shelby Township, MI, USA 5'11" 185 L
#14
Joseph Mizzi (RW) 24 1998 Markham, ON, CAN 5'8" 176 R
#25 Tanner Nagel (RW) 24 1998 Mossbank, SK, CAN 6'0" 209 R
#38 Julien Nantel (C/LW) 26 1996 Laval, QC, CAN 6'1" 194 L
#10 Joey Ratelle (LW) 26 1996 Otterburn Park, QC, CAN 5'10" 174 L
#44 R.T. Rice (RW/LW) 28 1994 Invermere, BC, CAN 6'3" 194 R
#25 Will Smith (LW) 26 1996 East Longmeadow, MA, USA 5'11" 174 L
#12 Cole Ully (RW/LW) 27 1995 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'0" 170 L
#17 Jack Walker (LW) 26 1996 Edina, MN, USA 6'0" 185 L
#15 Ryan Walters (LW) 31 1991 Rosemount, MN, USA 5'11" 190 L
#7 Josh Winquist (C) 29 1993 St. Albert, AB, CAN 5'11" 172 L
Position: G: 3, D: 10, F: 25 | Av Age: 25.37 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 193 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 25 players
15 players
2 players
1 player
Experience Utah Grizzlies: 2 348 GP
SHL: 85 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 62 GP
KHL: 106 GP
AHL: 1 844 GP
DEL: 15 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
Colorado Eagles (AHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Maverik Center Location West Valley City, UT Capacity 10 100* Construction Year 1997
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
11/30/2022
11/30/2022 Up/Down Leaving Zach Tsekos (F) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
11/29/2022
11/29/2022 Loan Leaving Andrew Nielsen (D) Leaving for San Diego Gulls
11/26/2022
11/26/2022 Up/Down Leaving Tarun Fizer (F) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
11/25/2022
11/25/2022 Confirmed Joining Aaron Thow (D) Joining from Norfolk Admirals
11/24/2022
11/24/2022 Loan Leaving Brandon Cutler (F) Leaving for Belleville Senators
11/18/2022
11/18/2022 Confirmed Joining Cory Thomas (D) Joining from No team
11/12/2022
11/12/2022 Up/Down Leaving Nate Clurman (D) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
11/09/2022
11/09/2022 Up/Down Leaving Benjamin Tardif (F) Leaving for Colorado Eagles
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
Denver Grizzlies
1994-1995 IHL 81 57 - 18 - 6 339 235 120 1.48 1 Champion
Utah Grizzlies
1995-1996 IHL 82 49 - 29 - 4 291 232 102 1.24 2 Champion
1996-1997 IHL 82 43 - 33 - 6 259 254 92 1.12 4 Conference SF loss
1997-1998 IHL 82 47 - 27 - 8 276 234 102 1.24 4 Conference QF loss
1998-1999 IHL 82 39 - 34 - 9 244 254 87 1.06 7 Did not make playoffs
1999-2000 IHL 82 45 - 25 - 12 265 220 102 1.24 2 Conference SF loss
2000-2001 IHL 82 38 - 36 - 8 208 220 84 1.02 4 Did not make playoffs
2001-2002 AHL 80 40 6 29 - 5 240 225 91 1.14 3 Conference QF loss
2002-2003 AHL 80 37 4 34 - 5 227 243 83 1.04 5 Playoffs Qualifier loss
2003-2004 AHL 80 27 6 42 - 5 162 230 65 0.81 7 Did not make playoffs
2004-2005 AHL 80 23 - 50 - 7 156 265 53 0.66 7 Did not make playoffs
2005-2006 ECHL 72 36 - 30 - 6 235 236 78 1.08 4 Division Semifinal loss
2006-2007 ECHL 72 22 - 42 - 8 184 294 52 0.72 5 Did not make playoffs
2007-2008 ECHL 72 32 - 30 - 10 239 259 74 1.03 4 Conference Final loss
2008-2009 ECHL 72 28 - 28 - 16 220 246 72 1.00 4 Division Semifinal loss
2009-2010 ECHL 72 34 - 29 - 9 260 253 77 1.07 3 Conference SF loss
2010-2011 ECHL 72 33 - 32 - 7 189 227 73 1.01 3 Conference SF loss
2011-2012 ECHL 72 33 - 33 - 6 183 223 72 1.00 3 Conference QF loss
2012-2013 ECHL 72 29 - 30 - 13 217 277 71 0.99 4 Conference QF loss
2013-2014 ECHL 71 38 - 24 - 9 187 173 85 1.20 2 Conference QF loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 37 - 27 - 8 213 219 82 1.14 4 Division Final loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 39 - 27 - 6 223 206 84 1.17 3 Conference SF loss
2016-2017 ECHL 72 36 - 29 - 7 225 240 79 1.10 4 Division Semifinal loss
2017-2018 ECHL 72 28 - 29 - 15 230 256 71 0.99 6 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 ECHL 72 37 - 26 - 9 232 218 83 1.15 3 Division Semifinal loss
2019-2020 ECHL 62 34 - 17 - 11 207 164 79 1.27 3 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 ECHL 72 35 - 26 - 11 207 219 81 1.13 4 Quarterfinal loss
2021-2022 ECHL 72 42 - 27 - 3 240 225 87 1.21 1 Conference Final loss
2022-2023 ECHL 16 8 - 8 - 0 46 52 16 1.00 5 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Brance Orbán (F) 2022-2023 Gyergyói HK Erste Liga 18 13 17 30 6
2. Brandon Yip (F) 2022-2023 Kunlun Red Star KHL 30 16 12 28 20
3. Alex Dostie (F) 2022-2023 Stjernen Hockey Norway 23 7 20 27 10
4. Frantisek Lukes (F) 2022-2023 Piráti Chomutov Czechia3 19 4 23 27 18
5. Brett Ferguson (F) 2022-2023 Guildford Flames EIHL 19 7 19 26 14
6. Josh Dickinson (F) 2022-2023 MoDo Hockey HockeyAllsvenskan 21 12 12 24 22
7. Braylon Shmyr (F) 2022-2023 Herner EV 2007 Germany3 23 11 13 24 4
8. Mitch Hults (F) 2022-2023 HC Bolzano ICEHL 21 6 18 24 6
9. Diego Cuglietta (F) 2022-2023 Cortina AlpsHL 19 10 13 23 16
10. Riley Woods (F) 2022-2023 MoDo Hockey HockeyAllsvenskan 18 9 14 23 13
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
5. Michael Pelech (F) 224 72 117 189
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
5. Michael Pelech (F) 224 72 117 189
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 239 156 190 356
2. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
3. Gord Dineen (D) 440 19 147 166
4. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
5. Kip Miller (F) 143 84 119 203
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. John Erskine (D) 173 5 27 694
2. Gavin Morgan (F) 238 30 94 684
3. Mick Vukota (F) 162 25 58 660
4. Danick Paquette (F) 117 28 65 561
5. Brad Herauf (F) 122 24 55 556
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Gord Dineen (D) 440 19 147 166
2. Jeff MacMillan (D) 309 23 37 60
3. John Purves (F) 293 96 120 216
4. Rod Miller (D) 288 7 27 34
5. Chris Taylor (F) 278 111 167 278
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Josh Winquist (F) 5 4 8 1.60
2. Rob Hennigar (F) 38 15 59 1.55
3. Austin Ortega (F) 29 17 45 1.55
4. Trevor Lewis (F) 6 3 9 1.50
5. Jordan Samuels-Thomas (F) 4 3 6 1.50
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
2. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
3. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
4. Chris Taylor (F) 1994-1995 IHL 78 38 48 86 1.10 47
5. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 60 39 46 85 1.42 48
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
2. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
3. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 60 39 46 85 1.42 48
4. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
5. Chris Taylor (F) 1994-1995 IHL 78 38 48 86 1.10 47
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Kip Miller (F) 1994-1995 IHL 71 46 60 106 1.49 54
2. Kip Miller (F) 1997-1998 IHL 72 38 59 97 1.35 30
3. Chris Taylor (F) 1997-1998 IHL 79 28 56 84 1.06 66
4. Ryan Kinasewich (F) 2009-2010 ECHL 59 48 55 103 1.75 70
5. Louis Dumont (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 65 16 55 71 1.09 72
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Brad Herauf (F) 2005-2006 ECHL 72 13 17 30 0.42 344
2. Mike MacWilliam (F) 1995-1996 IHL 53 8 16 24 0.45 317
3. Jason Simon (F) 1994-1995 IHL 61 3 6 9 0.15 300
4. John Erskine (D) 2000-2001 IHL 77 1 8 9 0.12 284
5. Danick Paquette (F) 2013-2014 ECHL 67 23 26 49 0.73 277
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2022-2023 6'1" 193 lbs 26.05
2021-2022 6'0" 191 lbs 25.19
2020-2021 6'0" 191 lbs 25.62
2019-2020 6'0" 193 lbs 25.63
2018-2019 6'0" 193 lbs 25.37
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Elite Prospects Notes and Trivia
Affiliation History:

-New York Islanders (1995-1998)

-Los Angeles Kings (1997-1998)

-Independent (1998-2000)

-Dallas Stars (2000-2004)

-Montreal Canadiens (2002-2003)

-Tampa Bay Lightning (2003-2004)

-Phoenix Coyotes (2004-2005)

-Independent (2005-2007)

-New York Islanders (2007-2010)

-Calgary Flames (2009-2013)

-Anaheim Ducks (2013-)

Team History:

-Team relocated from Denver, Co and team renamed from Denver Grizzlies to Utah Grizzlies (1995) -IHL (1995-2001)

-AHL (2001-2005)

-ECHL (2005-)