Grizzlies: Grizzlies: Grizz head into playoffs on good note

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* Olivier Labelle scores the winning goal with 1:37 left to play in overtime.

* Utah's Rob Sirianni finishes with two goals.

* For the second time in three years, the Grizzlies finish the regular season with a winning record.

WEST VALLEY CITY - Utah's first goal in its regular-season finale against the Stockton Thunder was possible because of a play by Olivier Labelle.

Labelle got the puck to Garett Bembridge and took a hit to allow his teammate to go on a partial breakaway to score about four minutes into the game.

Bembridge made sure to return the favor.

He assisted on Labelle's winning goal in overtime that gave the Grizzlies a 4-3 victory over Stockton at the E Center on Saturday.

"I took it from the [Stockton player] and Labelle came flying in, he cut hard to the net," Bembridge said. "He's got a hard shot."

The Grizzlies built a 3-0 lead in the first period and the very beginning of the second thanks to a fast, aggressive style of play.

Utah nearly let the lead slip away in the next 12 minutes. Stockton got two power-play goals, from Lance Monych and Ryan MacMurchy.

It was a highly emotional game, as evidenced by a team brawl that happened just before the end of the second period. A scrum in front of the Utah goal turned into a fight that involved four players from each team getting penalties varying from slashing, roughing, fighting, unsportsmanlike conduct and the most severe - a 10-minute misconduct penalty issued to the Grizzlies' Jordan Hart.

From the time the Grizzlies gained their three-goal lead and halfway through the third, Utah was outplayed, as the Thunder outshot Utah 19-4.

"We got a little comfortable," Bembridge said. "And they took it to us for a period."

Utah finished its regular season with a 32-30-2-8 record.

GAME 1: Utah at Fresno, April 13, 6 p.m.

GAME 2: Utah at Fresno, April 14, 8 p.m.

GAME 3: Fresno at Utah, April 16, 7 p.m.

GAME 4: Fresno at Utah, April 18, 7 p.m.