TIER 1 Elite Hockey League: Oakland Junior Grizzlies Hockey Club


Grizzlies Make Impact at OHL Draft

Four Grizzlies players were selected in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection Draft on April 11

Congratulations to:

Josh Norris, 6th Round, 110th Overall (Niagara Ice Dogs)

Chris Cameron, 10th Round, 198th Overall (Barrie Colts)

Drew Hunter, 12th Round, 232nd Overall (Niagara Ice Dogs)

Hugh Anderson, 13th Round, 253rd Overall (Owen Sound Attack)

Congratulations Boys once again!!!

Top Grizzlies News

The US National Team Development Program picks two Grizzlies for the NTDP Top 40 Evalution Camp

Two players from the Oakland Jr Grizzlies U16 Midget Minor team have been invited to the US NTDP Evaluation Camp. The camp will help select the 2015 - 2016 National Under-17 team and will take place March 20 - 24 at the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Ice Cube. The Top 20 out of 50 players will be invited to play for the US Under 17 NTDP team in the 2015-2016 season. 

Forward Josh Norris (University of Michigan Commit) and Forward Joey Cassetti received their invitations late last week. Coach Dan Riedel had great things to say about both players.

“Josh is an elite skater and leader, and an extremely fierce competitor. He’s one of the best players in the country. Joey Cassetti is a big, strong, talented player with elite speed and skill. They both deserve to be there.” Congratulations to both players and Best of Luck! 

Oakland Jr. Grizzlies Spring Team List

2015 Grizzlie Coaching Staff

Grizzly Brandon Halverson Drafted by the New York Rangers!

2012/2013 Grizzlies U18AAA Brandon Halverson is the New York Rangers first pick in the 2014 NHL Draft! Brandon was the 59th overall pick. Brandon is the Grizzlies first NHL draft pick. The organization was founded 7 years ago as a A/AA Hockey Club and joined the Tier One Elite AAA Hockey league in 2012. “Brandon helped put our organization on the map. He was a star goalie for our 2012/13 Midget Major team and led them to a great year” Terry Bishop, President and Founder of the Grizzlies. “The entire organization is so proud of him. Everyone in the organization has been following him since he was drafted by Sault Ste. Marie in the OHL. He has skated with the boys this summer and is an inspiration to our younger players.” Bishop added “He’s not only an outstanding goalie but a great young man with a great career ahead of him!”

Annual MAHA Champions Dinner

Papa Bear's Champs.

The 1999 Tier I and 2001 Tier II team's posed for a picture with OJG President Terry "Papa Bear" Bishop at the Annual MAHA Champions Banquet April 16th in Livonia.


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Dwayne Norris - Hockey Director

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