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 young players Wojtala, Kapalka http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416994-77/kapalka-branham-grizzlies-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58416994-77/kapalka-branham-grizzlies-utah.html.csp">Utah Grizzlies sign young players Wojtala, Kapalka</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:41.821-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58416994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:41 MDT Ex-Utah Grizzlies player, aide arrested in drug case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394908-78/hart-grizzlies-boogaard-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58394908-78/hart-grizzlies-boogaard-former.html.csp">Ex-Utah Grizzlies player, aide arrested in drug case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:43:43.133-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former physicians assistant and a former player for the Utah Grizzlies hockey team were arrested on Tuesday on federal charges from New York that allege they illegally supplied oxycodone to former Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard shortly before he died of an overdose. The former team physicians assistant, Oscar Johnson, 59, of Salt Lake City, was arrested here and appeared in federal court where he was released and required to appear in court in New York on Sept. 22. Jordan Hart, 31, a player f...</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> 58394908@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:43:43 MDT Utah Grizzlies name Wellar player-assistant coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388857-77/grizzlies-coach-wellar-player.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58388857-77/grizzlies-coach-wellar-player.html.csp">Utah Grizzlies name Wellar player-assistant coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:05:01.044-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">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 ...</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> 58388857@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:01 MDT 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