Laura Seitz, Deseret News
Orlando Solar Bears goalie David Littman stops Utah Grizzlies Chris Taylor from scoring in the second period at the E Center. Two years earlier, the Grizzlies defeated Orlando to win the Turner Cup.

Editor's note: Every Sunday, the Deseret News takes a quick look back into our archives.

The Utah Grizzlies successfully defended the IHL title with a 3-2 overtime victory to sweep the Orlando Solar Bears. The organization, which moved to Utah from Denver after its inaugural season, improved to 8-0 in the Turner Cup.

The Grizzlies moved to the Beehive State because Denver got its own NHL team, the Colorado Avalanche

Between the NHL franchise and the IHL squad, the Rocky Mountains witnessed championship hockey as the Avalanche swept the series with the Florida Panthers.

Read Doug Robinson's column about the title-winning team.