Utah scored two goals in the second period and finished with a 3-2 victory over Idaho in the ECHL hockey exhibition season opener for both teams Monday at the Olympic Oval.
Down 2-0, Kyle Jean got the Steelheads on the scoreboard with a power-play goal, and Will Merchant found the back of the net with 1:48 left in the game.
The two teams play another exhibition game Tuesday in Boise before their season-opening series Friday.
Idaho’s first home game is Oct. 21, also against Utah.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to The Idaho Statesman