GRIZZLIES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GRIZZLIES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Grizzlies sign forward Colavecchia, defenseman Hardowa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285961-77/season-games-grizzlies-colavecchia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285961-77/season-games-grizzlies-colavecchia.html.csp">Utah Grizzlies sign forward Colavecchia, defenseman Hardowa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.016-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Grizzlies announced Monday that the team has signed forward Michael Colavecchia and defenseman Connor Hardowa for the 2014-2015 season. Colavecchia starts his pro career after four seasons at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he totaled 44 goals and 66 assists for 110 points in 140 games. He left the school fifth all-time in scoring. The Ontario native totaled 24 goals and 35 assists for 59 points in 66 games during his junior and senior seasons. He led the Tigers in scoring ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285961@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT Sports briefs: Venus Williams advances in Bank of West tennis tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58248177-77/williams-season-aubin-azarenka.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58248177-77/williams-season-aubin-azarenka.html.csp">Sports briefs: Venus Williams advances in Bank of West tennis tournament</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:48.28-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tennis • Venus Williams advanced to the Bank of the West quarterfinals Thursday night in Stanford, Calif., beating fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka 6-4, 7-6 (1). After the 10th-ranked Azarenka, who celebrated her 25th birthday, saved three match points to tie it 6-6, Williams won the first five points in the tiebreaker. Azarenka’s second serve was the biggest difference between the two hard-hitting players. She won just 32 percent of her second serves, handing Williams a significant advantage. W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58248177@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:48 MDT Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58251213-68/bears-yellowstone-conflicts-grizzly.html.csp">Yellowstone-area grizzly conflicts decline in 2013</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 06:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings Mont. • Conflicts between humans and grizzly bears in the region around Yellowstone National Park dropped last year, but that wasn’t enough to reverse a long-term trend of more potentially dangerous interactions as populations of both bruins and people increase. A new report by the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team shows 252 grizzly run-ins were documented last year. They ranged from bears attacking livestock and damaging property in search of food to surprising backcountry encounters...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582512132014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T18:05:16.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251213@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 18:05:16 MDT How much are Yellowstone’s grizzlies worth? Here are the numbers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58161769-223/bear-park-gunther-yellowstone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58161769-223/bear-park-gunther-yellowstone.html.csp">How much are Yellowstone’s grizzlies worth? Here are the numbers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Wyofile.com</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T01:01:03.103-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casper, Wyo. • Yellowstone National Park visitors would pay an additional $41 to ensure seeing roadside grizzlies, a study shows, and the attraction creates 155 jobs and more than $10 million a year for the regional economy. The $41 visitors would pay is on top of the $25-per-vehicle entrance fee. If Yellowstone no longer allowed grizzly bears to use roadside habitat — and instead chased, moved or killed them — the regional economy would lose more than $10 million a year and 155 jobs, according...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161769@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 01:01:03 MDT ECHL: Brent Gwidt set to re-sign with Utah Grizzlies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58160914-77/grizzlies-gwidt-season-branham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58160914-77/grizzlies-gwidt-season-branham.html.csp">ECHL: Brent Gwidt set to re-sign with Utah Grizzlies</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:28.233-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • Forward Brent Gwidt will re-sign with the Utah Grizzlies on Wednesday, general manager and coach Tim Branham has announced. “Brent will be a large part of our leadership this season,” said Branham. “His size, speed and ability to pursue and protect the puck make him a very valuable asset for us.” Gwidt played 56 games for the Grizzlies last season before being elbowed on March 14 in a game against Stockton. Despite missing the final 13 games, he finished with six goals and 13 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160914@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:28 MDT NBA notes: Nets replace Jason Kidd with former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144326-77/nets-hollins-coach-kidd.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58144326-77/nets-hollins-coach-kidd.html.csp">NBA notes: Nets replace Jason Kidd with former Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T22:35:32.121-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Brooklyn Nets reached an agreement in principle Wednesday with Lionel Hollins to become their coach, moving quickly after the departure of Jason Kidd. The deal with the former Memphis Grizzlies coach comes two days after the Nets made a trade with Milwaukee to allow Kidd out of his contract so the Bucks could hire him. Nets general manager Billy King and his assistants then met with Hollins on Monday night and again Tuesday before agreeing to the deal. Terms were not disclosed. “I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144326@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:35:32 MDT Hockey: Utah Grizzlies sign defenseman Folkes for new ECHL season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134554-77/season-grizzlies-folkes-branham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134554-77/season-grizzlies-folkes-branham.html.csp">Hockey: Utah Grizzlies sign defenseman Folkes for new ECHL season</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:06.442-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City • The Utah Grizzlies have signed defenseman Mike Folkes for the 2014-15 season, general manager and coach Tim Branham announced Monday. Folkes, 25, enters his second season in professional hockey. Last year, he had one goal and three assists in 44 games for the Grizzlies. “Mike is a character player and person,” said Branham. “His work ethic and determination is exactly what I look for when recruiting. He will play a major role this season.” In college, Folkes played at Carleton...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134554@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:06 MDT Jazz trade 35th pick Stokes to Grizzlies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58121618-87/jazz-pick-stokes-rebounds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58121618-87/jazz-pick-stokes-rebounds.html.csp">Jazz trade 35th pick Stokes to Grizzlies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tierra smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T23:22:32.738-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Jazz never wanted to take home three young guys and looked to move their second-round pick. With the 35th pick, the Jazz traded Jarnell Stokes to the Memphis Grizzlies. In exchange, the Jazz acquired a 2016 second-rounder. “We felt like we needed to push out that pick going forward,” said Dennis Lindsey, the Jazz general manager. “Our ability to accumulate assets was key to making moves down the road. We have an extreme youth movement, so we just felt like we needed to move the pick.” The J...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58121618@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 23:22:32 MDT