Utah Grizzlies - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/Grizzlies Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Grizzlies sign forward Almeida http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58470023-77/almeida-season-assists-games.html.csp West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed forward Barry Almeida for the coming season, general manager and coach Tim Branham announced Monday. Almeida enters his third pro season. He spent last season with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, where he finished with 15 goals and 11 assists in 47 games. In the 2014 Kelly Cup playoffs, Almeida scored two goals and added six assists in 22 games as Cincinnati advanced to the league finals against Alaska. “Barry has a very high skill-level and is v... West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed forward Barry Almeida for the coming season, general manager and coach Tim Branham announced Monday. Almeida enters his third pro season. He spent last season with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones, where he finished with 15 goals and 11 assists in 47 games. In the 2014 Kelly Cup playoffs, Almeida scored two goals and added six assists in 22 games as Cincinnati advanced to the league finals against Alaska. “Barry has a very high skill-level and is v... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58470023@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:02:08 MDT ECHL: Grizzlies sign Searfoss, Ryan for coming season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58459496-77/season-grizzlies-ryan-searfoss.html.csp West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies signed forward Johnnie Searfoss and defenseman Kevin Ryan for the upcoming season, coach and general manager Tim Branham announced Friday. Searfoss, 24, is from Nebraska-Omaha. He played two games for the Grizzlies last season and attended the Dallas Stars Prospect Camp during the summer. In 140 games at UNO, he scored 27 goals and had 30 assists. “We are pleased to have Johnnie back,” Branham said. “… We look forward to him having a big impact this season.”... West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies signed forward Johnnie Searfoss and defenseman Kevin Ryan for the upcoming season, coach and general manager Tim Branham announced Friday. Searfoss, 24, is from Nebraska-Omaha. He played two games for the Grizzlies last season and attended the Dallas Stars Prospect Camp during the summer. In 140 games at UNO, he scored 27 goals and had 30 assists. “We are pleased to have Johnnie back,” Branham said. “… We look forward to him having a big impact this season.”... 58459496@www.sltrib.com Fri, 26 Sep 2014 23:50:04 MDT Utah Grizzlies sign AHL veteran Charles-Olivier Russell http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58450515-77/grizzlies-ahl-games-season.html.csp The Utah Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenseman Charles-Olivier Roussel for the 2014-2015 season. “Charlie is another top notch addition that we have made to our hockey club,” said Grizzlies coach and general manager Tim Branham. “He is a good skater who defends very well. His AHL experience will prove very valuable for our locker room and I will rely on him extensively in all game situations. We are very pleased to have Charlie.” Roussel played 66 games in 2013-2014 w... The Utah Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenseman Charles-Olivier Roussel for the 2014-2015 season. “Charlie is another top notch addition that we have made to our hockey club,” said Grizzlies coach and general manager Tim Branham. “He is a good skater who defends very well. His AHL experience will prove very valuable for our locker room and I will rely on him extensively in all game situations. We are very pleased to have Charlie.” Roussel played 66 games in 2013-2014 w... 58450515@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:38:02 MDT Utah Grizzlies sign young players Wojtala, Kapalka http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416994-77/kapalka-branham-grizzlies-utah.html.csp West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed rookie forward Camden Wojtala and goaltender Kevin Kapalka, coach and general manager Tim Branham announced Monday. Wojtala is from Bowling Green, where he was team captain during his junior and senior seasons. He totaled 27 goals and 41 assists in 156 games during his college career. “Cam is a big body who skates very well,” said Branham. “He is excellent in the face-off circle and a solid two-way player. He will fit in very nicely with our team... West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed rookie forward Camden Wojtala and goaltender Kevin Kapalka, coach and general manager Tim Branham announced Monday. Wojtala is from Bowling Green, where he was team captain during his junior and senior seasons. He totaled 27 goals and 41 assists in 156 games during his college career. “Cam is a big body who skates very well,” said Branham. “He is excellent in the face-off circle and a solid two-way player. He will fit in very nicely with our team... 58416994@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:00:03 MDT Utah Grizzlies name Wellar player-assistant coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388857-77/grizzlies-coach-wellar-player.html.csp West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed veteran defenseman Patrick Wellar as a player-coach, the ECHL team announced Monday. Wellar comes to the Grizzlies with 615 games of professional experience, including 309 in the ECHL and 306 in the AHL. He has played on four championship teams in the two leagues, including Alaska (2006), South Carolina (2009), Hershey (2010) and Reading (2013). “This is a very important signing for the organization,” said Grizzlies coach and general manager Tim ... West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed veteran defenseman Patrick Wellar as a player-coach, the ECHL team announced Monday. Wellar comes to the Grizzlies with 615 games of professional experience, including 309 in the ECHL and 306 in the AHL. He has played on four championship teams in the two leagues, including Alaska (2006), South Carolina (2009), Hershey (2010) and Reading (2013). “This is a very important signing for the organization,” said Grizzlies coach and general manager Tim ... 58388857@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:19:00 MDT