Utah’s Pat O’Keefe forced overtime with a goal at 7:52 in the third, but the Grizzlies gave up the game-winning goal with about a minute remaining in OT and lost 4-3 to the Orlando Solar Bears in ECHL action Sunday in Orlando, Fla.
After trailing 2-0 in the first period, Brent Gwindt and D.J. Jelitto scored goals to tie the game for the Grizz in the second period. The Solar Bears retook the lead in the third before O’Keefe scored his first professional goal.
However, Orlando won the game with a goal off a face-off with 1:03 left in overtime.
Utah still came away with a point and went 1-1-1-0 in the three-game series with the Solar Bears.
The Grizzlies return home for four games in five nights, starting Tuesday at 7 p.m. against Las Vegas.