Utah Grizzlies to Host Preseason Action at the Utah Olympic Oval on October 10–Tickets on Sale Today

September 9 2015

Kearns, Utah (Sept 8, 2015)–The Utah Grizzlies will host the Idaho Steelheads in preseason action Saturday, October 10 at the Utah Olympic Oval at 7 p.m. The two teams will also meet the night before in Boise on Friday, October 9 at the CenturyLink Arena.

Tickets for the game at the Olympic Oval will be available for $10 and go on sale today, Tuesday, September 8. Parking is included in the ticket price. Doors will open at 6 p.m.; game will begin at 7 p.m. There will be a Post-Game Skate with the Grizzlies after the preseason game open to the public. Skate rental will be $3. Tickets available at the Utah Olympic Oval Guest Services desk and online by visiting http://utaholympiclegacy.org/oval/.

This marks the seventh-straight preseason that the two regional rivals will play a home-and-home series during training camp. This will be the two team’s first meetings since the Grizzlies defeated Idaho four game to two in the first round in last season’s playoffs. It will be the first of 15 total games between the Grizzlies and Steelheads before the 2015 Kelly Cup Playoffs.

The Grizzlies home opening weekend is Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 against the Allen Americans. Regular season Grizzlies ticket packages start at $30 and can be purchased by calling (801) 988-8000. Visit utahgrizzlies.com for more information.

The Utah Olympic Oval offers Learn to Play Hockey Programs for youth and adults with fall classes beginning in September, as well as adult coed and women’s rookie hockey leagues sponsored by the Utah Grizzlies, beginning in October. For more information about the Utah Olympic Oval Youth Hockey Programs and Adult Hockey Leagues, please contact the Oval Hockey Manager, Jae Worthen, at (801) 963-7107 or jworthen@uolf.org.

In addition to hockey programs for youth and adults, Olympic Oval offers public skating sessions, beginner and development sport programs in the sport disciplines of skating, figure skating, speed skating, curling, and sport fundamentals. For more information about sport programs at the Oval, visit http://utaholympiclegacy.org/.

About Utah Olympic Oval

Built in 2001 just in time for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, Utah Olympic Oval is located in the community of Kearns, just 16 miles west of Salt Lake City, Utah. The five-acre venue houses Utah’s only 400-meter speed skating oval and two international-sized ice sheets as well as a state-of-the-art four-lane 442-meter running track. Today, Utah Olympic Oval is a dynamic multi-use facility focused on developing and growing participation in ice sports in the state of Utah. Designated an official U.S.

Olympic Training Site by the United States Olympic Committee, the venue is headquarters for U.S. Speedskating, ensuring a legacy of continued growth and international success for the sport. With 10 Olympic records and eight world records, the venue stands uncontested as the Fastest Ice on Earth. For more information about the venue, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.org or call 801-968-6825.

About Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation

Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation is a Utah non-profit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for managing and maintaining world-class facilities and providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to participate and excel in winter sports. Inspired by the success and momentum of the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games, the Foundation has turned its focus toward embracing, engaging and involving Utah’s youth in winter sport. The Foundation supports national sport organizations and community recreational winter sport programs, as well as subsidizes the operation of two Olympic legacy venues – Utah Olympic Oval and Utah Olympic Park. For more information, please visit UtahOlympicLegacy.org or call 435-658-4200.

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