WEST VALLEY CITY, Ut. – The Kansas City Mavericks defeated the Utah Grizzlies 2-1 in a shootout Sunday night at Maverik Center. Mavericks forward Loren Ulett scored a goal in his second consecutive game and Mavericks goaltender Tyler Parsons turned in a stunning 42-save performance en route to the win. The Mavs and Grizzlies wrap up their three-game set Monday night at 8:10 p.m. at Maverik Center.
First Period-Kansas City goal: Loren Ulett (10) assisted by Matt Schmalz and David Dziurzynski at 4:57.-Shots: KC 9, UTA 7
Second Period-Shots: UTA 12, KC 11
Third Period-Utah goal: Tim McGauley assisted by Peter Tischke and Joe Wegworth at 9:44.-Shots: UTA 15, KC 5
Shootout-Round One: McGauley MISS, Amorosa SCORE-Round Two: Yuri Terao MISS, Lemos SCORE-KC wins shootout, 2-0
Notes & Streaks-Loren Ulett now has goals in consecutive games.-The win pulled the Mavericks out of last place in the Mountain Division and into sole possession of sixth place with 52 points.-The Mavericks finished the night zero-for-three on the power play and three-for-three on the penalty kill. -Tyler Parsons had 42 saves on 43 shots.
The Mavericks conclude their three-game set with Utah Monday night at Maverik Center. Faceoff is 8:10 p.m.
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