Herriman native, Jr. Grizzlies product Mannek signs ECHL deal with Utah for ’21-22 campaign
After playing nine games for the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies at the end of the 2020-21 season, Herriman native Mason Mannek has signed with the Grizzlies for the 2021-22 season.
Mannek made his professional debut on May 19 against the Allen Americans, where he posted an assist. Mannek ended the season with two assists.
The 21-year-old forward played with the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks from 2018-21, where he scored 43 goals and 51 assists for 94 points in 212 games. Mannek scored 10 or more goals in all four seasons with Portland and had a positive plus-minus rating in all four years.
For the 2020-21 season, Mannek was named the U.S. Division Scholastic Player of the Year.
Mannek graduated from Herriman High School in 2018 and played for the Jr. Grizzlies and Colorado Thunderbirds during his youth career.
(August 5, 2021)