Grizzlies Coaches Look at Team, Themselves at Season’s Midway Point

Rochester Post Bulletin Jason Feldman jfeldman@postbulletin.com  12-27-2018 Casey Mignone and Mike Aikens weren’t quite sure what to expect when the Rochester Grizzlies opened their inaugural season in the North American 3 Hockey League back in September. The Grizzlies roster is full of young and talented players, many of whom had little or no junior hockey experience. […]

Grizzlies a Breath of Fresh Air for Junior Hockey in Rochester

October 10, 2018 Jason Feldman of the PostBulletin The Rochester Grizzlies have hit the reset button on junior hockey in Rochester. A heavy dose of fresh air — and a badly needed makeover of the ice rink itself — has been pumped into the Rochester Recreation Center. The standard hockey locker room smell (think “soaking wet […]

Sorokin, Bucklin Lead Grizzlies to Another Win

Rochester Post Bulletin – Oct 7, 2018 WILLMAR — Vladimir Sorokin recorded his second consecutive hat trick and Nick Bucklin recorded his second consecutive impressive start for the Rochester Grizzlies. The result was the Grizzlies sixth consecutive victory, a 7-1 rout of the Willmar WarHawks in a North American 3 Hockey League game on Saturday. […]

A Max-imum Effort from Grizzlies

Jason Feldman jfeldman@postbulletin.com Sept 30, 2018 Rochester Post Bulletin Max Clouser battles for playing time every day in practice. The Rochester Grizzlies have three talented goalies – Clouser, Liam Kelly and recent addition Nick Bucklin – who are forcing the coaching staff to make a difficult decision each game night as to who starts, who […]

Lourdes Grad Olson Happy to be Back Home with Grizzlies

Article – Post Bulletin – Jason Feldman Sept 20, 2018 Photo – Post Bulletin – Joe Ahlquist Casey Mignone and Mike Aikens have coached Logan Olson for less than a month. But the coaches of the first-year Rochester Grizzlies junior hockey team have to suppress smiles when asked about the 2017 Rochester Lourdes High School […]

Grizzlies Show Hart in Home Openers

Jason Feldman jfeldman@postbulletin.com Sep 23, 2018 Post Bulletin Peyton Hart tucked his hockey stick behind his neck and threw his head back. It was halfway through the third period Saturday night at the Rochester Recreation Center, in a game where the outcome had long been decided. But Hart thought his best chance to get his […]

Grizzlies Fall, Vipers Split Opening Games

Article by Post Bulletin – Jason Feldman 9/16/2018 SAUK RAPIDS — The Rochester Grizzlies were handed a rude welcome to the North American 3 Hockey League on Saturday. The Granite City Lumberjacks — winners of three of the past six NA3HL championships — scored three times in the first period en route to a 10-0 […]

Grizzlies Get Thrown Right into the Fire

Article by Post Bulletin – Jason Feldman 9/16/2018 Casey Mignone couldn’t have set the Rochester Grizzlies’ schedule up better if he had made it himself. The head coach of Rochester’s new North American 3 Hockey League franchise wants to know what his team is made of from the first drop of the puck. He’ll find […]

Grizzlies Offer New Beginning for Austin’s Potach

By Jason Feldman jfeldman@postbulletin.com Sep 6, 2018 Updated Sep 8, 2018 Kory Potach and his teammates have a vision for the way they want their season to unfold. It’s not about wins or losses for Potach and the Rochester Grizzlies — the new North American 3 Hockey League franchise in town — as much as it is […]

Go Bear Watching – Preseason Home Game September 7th at the Rec Center

The Rochester Grizzlies are the former Rochester Ice Hawks franchise, purchased in April by Austin Bruins owners Craig Patrick and Mike Cooper. They open their North American 3 Hockey League regular season schedule on Sept. 15 at Granite City. The Grizzlies first home games are Sept. 21 and 22 against Evansville. The Grizzlies will also […]