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Steelheads Taken Down in 3-2 Overtime Loss to Grizzlies

Sunday, April 7th
Steelheads Taken Down in 3-2 Overtime Loss to Grizzlies

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – The Idaho Steelheads (41-24-6) couldn’t hold off the Utah Grizzlies (36-26-9) in s 3-2 overtime loss on Saturday night from Maverik Center.

After another scoreless first period, the Steelheads got the scoring started with a pair of deflection goals in the second period. At 6:05, Steelheads forward Elgin Pearce tipped a shot from the blue line that snuck under the crossbar to get the first tally, 1-0. On the power play, Steelheads forward Kyle Schempp scored in a similar fashion with a deflection on a blue line shot at 15:56 to double the lead, 2-0.

The Grizzlies found an answer early in the third period to start their comeback at 3:07 when defenseman Teigan Zahn found forward Ty Lewis off the back post to cut the lead in half, 2-1. Late in the frame at 17:39, Lewis poked a loose puck in the crease into the net to send the game to overtime, 2-2. In the extra period, Grizzlies forward Caleb Herbert netted the game-winner at 1:06, completing the comeback and the 3-2 Grizzlies win.

Grizzlies netminder Kevin Carr (19-9-3) stopped 29 of 31 shots in the win, while Steelheads goaltender Tomas Sholl (26-12-1) halted 32 of 35 shots in the overtime loss.

The Steelheads finish the 2018-19 regular season on Sunday, Apr. 6 at 1:05 p.m. against the Grizzlies from Maverik Center. Coverage begins at 12:45 p.m. on 1350 KTIK-AM “The Ticket” and ECHL.TV.

The Steelheads open the 2019 U.S. Bank Kelly Cup Playoffs, presented by SmileDirectClub, on Friday, Apr. 12 and Saturday, Apr. 13 at 7:10 p.m. from CenturyLink Arena. Tickets throughout the postseason are on sale now! For series-long or individual tickets, contact Idaho Steelheads at 208-383-0080 for more information or log on to idahosteelheads.com.

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