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Grizzlies Home Saturday, Sunday; Complete Road Trip in Idaho

February 4, 2013 - ECHL (ECHL) - Utah Grizzlies News Release

The Situation

The Grizzlies complete their seven-game road trip with a Wednesday, Friday set in Idaho and then open a seven-game home stand with Idaho Saturday and Sunday at Maverik Center.

Heating Up

Utah's 3-1-0-1 road trip through seven games, makes them the second best team in the Western Conference over the last 11 days.

Ontario: 4-1

Utah: 3-1-0-1

Idaho: 3-2

Las Vegas: 3-2-1-0

Stockton: 3-2-1-0

San Francisco: 2-2-0-1

Alaska: 1-1-2-1

Colorado: 2-2

Bakersfield: 1-4-0-1

Mad Hatter

Colin Vock had back-to-back hat tricks Friday and Saturday in Ontario. He now has three hat tricks on the season and is tied with Ryan Kinasewich (2009-2010) for the most hat tricks in a season since Utah joined the ECHL in 2005. Utah is 7-1-1-1 when Vock scores a goal.

Six Points Too

Mitch Wahl had four assists Friday and two assists Saturday for six points on the week; which also put him near the top of the league in scoring and tied him with Colin Vock with 3 points-per-game this past weekend.

The Weekly Tally

Wahl has now scored in 24 of the last 27 games, leads Utah with 14 goals and 38 assists for 52 points in 37 games; which also ranks second in the ECHL. He has 16 multiple-point games and leads the ECHL with 27 power-play points.

Power-Play Now Third

Utah's 3-7 this weekend moved them to third in the ECHL on the power-play at 22.1-percent. Utah is 8-24 on the power-play for 33-percent on their current road trip.

Goals Allowed

Utah has scored four goals or more in three of the five games on this trip and allowed three or less in four of five.

"Steeling" From Idaho

Utah is currently 4-2 versus the Steelheads this year, with four games in five nights forthcoming against their closest regional rival this week. Utah has not played in Idaho since November 2, but will play five road games there over the next month.

Back Home

Utah returns home to start a seven-game home stand Saturday at 7 and Sunday at 4. Visit utahgrizzlies.com for more information. Saturday is "Pooch on the Pond" a human and a dog will be admitted for $20 total.

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