Jared Youngman on the impact of the Grizzlies, attendance numbers, and themed nights
In this week’s episode, Jay Stevens and Gary Michaels are joined by Jared Youngman (Vice President – Utah Grizzlies) to talk about the hockey market in Utah, the potential for growth, and the impact that the Utah Grizzlies have throughout the state and the AHL.
Then we dive into the financial and logistical differences between the AHL and the ECHL, the misconceptions surrounding Dave Elmore (Owner/Co-Chair – Utah Grizzlies), the differences in attendance between the Golden Eagles days and today, and how sports in Utah has completely erupted in the past couple of decades.
We also talk about the success of themed nights, what it means to the hockey community, and how the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is impacting the Grizzlies.
Lastly, we discuss the critiques surrounding Utah hockey and the lack of support throughout the state.
Published: Tuesday March 10, 2020