Please see the Try Hockey for Free page for more information as well as to register for the event! He spent the past two years with the U.S. National Team Development Program and will play for the University of Michigan next year. Head Coach Jason Selleke has been the Head Coach of this group for 4 years now and he had this to say about his group. He was a selection for the AHL All Star Game, however didnt compete in the game due to illness. Current U16 AAA Goaltender Logan Stein recently committed to Ferris State University to further his hockey career. Tommy Massa/BTN . "Words cannot describe how excited and proud the OJG organization is for Grano! he was an undoubted leader for us and another example of a kid who's success has transferred to the next level. After spending the next couple years with different programs, Welsher returned to the Grizzlies to play his U18 Midget Major hockey in 2016-2017 and made another trip to the National Championships. Josh Norris has been selected in the First Round of the NHL Draft last week in Chicago. Pretty incredible the way it ended, these guys will share this special bond for the rest of their lives. Dan played two years at Ferris State in the CCHA and was honored as All-Rookie Team CCHA First team member in 2005-06. PLYMOUTH, Mich. Thirteen forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders have been selected to joinUSA Hockeys National Team Development Program, it was announced today. Assistant Coach / Strength & Conditioning Coach | U16, Please Email/ Call me (Jordan Forgione (Hampton)), Assistant Coach: Jordan Forgione (Hampton), Current Law Student (3rd Year) at Michigan State University, Head Coach Little Caesars U16 Girls AAA 2021-22, 2022-2023, Head Coach Little Caesars U19 Girls AAA 2022-2023, Assistant Coach Oakland Junior Grizzlies 2006 AAA 2018-2020. Each season, the U17 Team also competes in three international tournaments. Attended De La Salle Collegiate. Two U15 AAA players have been selected to play in the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, held from January 9-22. Congrats to Austen and his family. Only one (Jake Crespi, Brighton) made the jump from USHS-MI to the league while the two others Jack Clement from Brother Rice and Alec Calvaruso from Detroit Catholic Central made stops in the NAHL before debuting in the USHL. The Oakland Jr Grizzlies U16 Oakland Jr Grizzlies U16 - ScoreStream Get football scores and other sport scores, schedules, photos and videos for Oakland Jr Grizzlies U16 Oakland Jr Grizzlies U16 located in Troy , MI U18 OJG AAA forward Chase Pletzke has committed to further his hockey career atBowling Green University. "Drew is elite because his effort, drive and focus are unmatched. Point being that, if I play for Honeybaked, Im depending on that particular organization to develop, promote and advance my playing career. MSU got a good one." Sport & Fitness for corporate memberships for current Shakopee Youth Hockey families. Last season he was chosen as one of Americas top 20 players to represent team USA in the 2015 World Junior Championships. He is a highly skilled player and a tremendous offensive threat every time he touches the ice. "Will is a hard-working, two-way winger with natural scoring ability," said Vancouver GM Jim Benning. Nick Nardecchia. Probably due to the fact that 246 of the leagues 353 college commitments are spoken for the 19-20 freshman class. Three U16 AAA Players will head to Lincoln to get their taste of the USHL this weekend. "It's pretty special to win one National titlle but to win three you need a lot of great players and a great staff. Couple that with the fact that every NTDPer is either an 01 or 02-birth year while the vast majority of the USHL 74 percent, to be exact are 98, 99 or 00-birth years. The star goaltender played with the Oakland Junior Grizzlies Midget Major team in 2012 before joining the Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds of the OHL. It's been exciting to watch Brandon develop and see him become an elite player at the next level. Brighton 2023 Oakland Junior Grizzlies Hockey Club Login. In the end, it's never easy to get to the final roster as there are so many talented players in our country.". U16 AAA Forward Dominic James has committed to the defending National Champion,Minnesota-Duluth to continue his hockey career into his college years! The 6'3 defensemenplayed in 53 games last year for the U16 AAA Midget Minor team with6 goals and 25 assists along with a +26 rating. It is like a high point in life. Josh had the same feeling when asked about suiting up across from his brother. We came up with the idea for Toys for Tots and it all came together very quickly. There are eight AAA organizations in addition to the 140 MI-HS teams around the state combining to promote 61 players to the USHL this season. My biggest takeaway from all of this is the player turnover year-to-year. In most instances, I think the majority of hockey people would lean toward that route as opposed to being an underclassman on a high school team. We couldn't be happier for him and his family on his commitment. The Lincoln Stars also drafted Cameron in the 3rd Round, 37th Overall in the 2015 USHL Futures Draft. We are very happy for Zach and his family. They have had another tremendous season, with a record of 50-11-4. He helped lead that team to the National Semi Finals to cap off a great year. Chosen in the first round, 3rd overall, by the New Jersey Devils in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft. The game will cost $5 at the door and the proceeds will be split between the"Joey Strong" Charity and the Ickes family, a family in our organization that is battling sarcoma. Of the 45 players to dress for the NTDP, 40 had Division-I commitments. We look forward to watching them play in Nationals!" Elite edges, plays with pace and creativity and is basically a wizard with the puck. U16 AAA Forward Jaden grant has committed to play his College Hockey at Bowling Green University! Former OJG players Will Lockwood and Josh Norris represented OJG for the University of Michigan and Coale Norris does the same as he suits up for the Ferris State Bulldogs. This paid coaching position all, @NHLFlyers @NHL @cates_noah Congratulations @cates_noah ! He will be a great role model for younger Grizzlies to look up to for years to come. Stop in to register today or take advantage of a reduced initiation fee promotion in January for $20.22. He'll be a pro at 22-23 and Bowling Green will be huge for his development! We will provide transportation for the first 90 riders. The Grizzlies would like to extend their congratulations to Drew and wish him good luck for the future! It is a complex league that has seen tremendous strides in player development over the last 10 or so years and tons of youth hockey players strive to one day compete in the USHL. He is the 7th player this year to commit to an NCAA Division 1 School. Both boys are tremendous hockey players, but more important, they are fantastic people. I think that paints a really good overall view of the league as a whole but wanted to also break it down so that we can zero in on Michigan-born players specifically. KLAA "Chris is also an exceptional young man, who has worked tirelessly at developing his game over the past two years. So weve got our USHL sample size; 475 players, to be exact. Played the 2014-15 season for the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies U16, recording 13 points (5g, 8a) in 30 games. He has tons of upside and should only continue to blossom in the OHL," Head Coach Dan Riedel said. He's spent his last 2 years in the NAHL and USHL respectively and has decided now to play his college hockey at Ferris State. Finsihing it off is the #1 Tier 2 Midget A team in the country heading to Frisco, Texas, as they look to defend back-to-back National Championships, coached by Jason Selleke. DeRidder is no stranger to success, anchoring Team USA's Youth Olympic team to a Gold Medal earlier this year, along with a Five Nations Gold Medal earlier this month. Oakland Junior Grizzlies Hockey Club | AAA Hockey | United States Head Coach: Jason Selleke Head Coach: Jason Selleke Much is given, much is expected OJG News Proud Members Of Click Logo Click Logo Where are they now? Blake has developed at every destination he has been to which stems from his work ethic and drive. Second, a byproduct of the first, educating those who may not know much more than the face value of the league. He then moved on to play junior hockey for the Springfield Jr. Blues of the NAHL, capturing the NAHL Rookie of the Year in 2002-2003 while finishing 3rd in league scoring with 67 points. SCENE SETTER: Wichita State returns to the friendly confines of Eck Stadium for the 2023 home opener this week, hosting a three-game series against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies out of the Horizon League. //]]>, By USA Hockey's NTDP, 03/25/20, 12:00PM EDT. "Andrei is an elite scorer plain and simple. We are so happy for Locks and the strides he has made as a player. Now for the NTDP, I didnt want to pour a ton of time into this because its just not a viable option for MI-HS players. I look forward too watching them in Plymouth next year!. The Oakland Jr. Grizzlies are excited to announce another Division 1 College Commitment. The Oakland Jr Grizzlies Midget A team has won the National Championship for the 3rd year in a row. The move has seemed to work out very well for Swankler, as he has 40 points in his first 25 games consisting of 21 goals and 19 assists. We have no doubt that with his dedication and work ethic, he will only improve and be a huge asset to the Huskies. OJG U16 AAA Forward Max Sasson has committed to the University of Maine to play Division 1 College Hockey. Filak, an '04 has had a great first half of the season racking up 8 goals and 20 assists as an underager. Congratulations to the Players, Staff and Parentson capping off a wonderful season! It was a great experience for all 3 players, but especially for the Norris brothers, they played against each other in junior hockey but they both thought that playing one another at the collegiate level was something special. Home of the U16 Gold Tier 2 Oakland Junior Grizzlies. The Stillwater Girls Varsity Hockey Team will be playing in Hockey Day Minnesota on Saturday, January 28 at 9:30 am in White Bear Lake. Use tab to navigate through the menu items. U16 AAA Forward Zach Filak has committed to Michigan State University to play his college hockey! Big Rapids First, in hopes of better understanding the league as a whole, the makeup of its players, where they come from and where theyre heading. Hunter, Omahas 4th round pick in this years draft, currently plays for the U16 Midget Minor AAA team. The game will feature talent from all levels that have went through the Grizzly Organization, with players from the AHL, ECHL, NCAA Division 1, USHL, NAHL, BCHL, and the US NTDP Program. JR. Detroit, MI. Played 20 games in the NHL with the Quebec Nordiques and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. He is an incredible role model for our young Grizzlies. News Archive "He has worked hard to round out his development as a player and also has stepped up to be a leader on our team." Swankler, an '01 is fromPennsylvania and decided to move up to Michigan toplay with the U16 Midget Minor team under Head Coach Dan Riedel. Can't tell you how proud I am of every one of those kids and coaches." Get access to our unique free agency lists and many more . He's a hard worker in school, has really made impressive strides with English being his second language. This couldnt have happened to a better person and better family. They defeatedthe Chesterfield Falcons in Overtime on Monday, April 4 in New Jersey with a goal from Mike Ellis on a feed from Jake Helzer to win the Championship. His commitment to his family, teammates and friends is what makes him so special. Register now to avoid a $50 late fee. Personal: Born Sept. 22, 1998 in Lansing Son of Joe and Kerry Mom, Kerry, is a graduate of MSU Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings and favorite NHL . Tommy Parrottino, a forward for the U18 Midget Major AAA team has committed to Michigan Tech for the 2018-2019 season. Coach Dan Riedel had high praise for both players: "Very proud of both Hunter and Rutger. Played Defense on Middlesex Islanders Boys AAA in the Quebec Peewee Tournament. Drafted at 17 years and 344 days old. Another noteworthy bit is that for 334 of them, the 18-19 campaign was their first season in the USHL. Congratulations to the following teams that earned the right to extend their season into April for the USA Hockey National Championships from April 6-10th. They took care of the Chicago Blues 3-0 in the Finals, wrapping up the perfect 6-0 tournament. Stop in to register today or take advantage of a reduced initiation fee promotion in January for $20.22. 2023 Oakland Junior Grizzlies Hockey Club Login. He also posted a 10-4 record in the playoffs. Are you interested in supporting and helping Shakopee Hockey or helping to fund scholarships to allow all youth able to play hockey?