New Grizzlies Hockey Franchise Bears Watching

Rochester Post Bulletin – May 2nd 2018 Even before the first puck drops for the Rochester Grizzlies, hockey fans have a rink full of reasons to celebrate. The North American Hockey League club formerly known as the Rochester Ice Hawks was purchased last month by the owners of the Austin Bruins. They quickly rebranded the Tier 3 Rochester […]

Grizzlies Name Mignone First Head Coach & General Manager

APRIL 23, 2018  MKEELEY ROCHESTER, MN – The Rochester Grizzlies, proud members of the NA3HL, announced on Monday, that they have hired Casey Mignone as the first head coach and general manager in franchise history. “We’re excited to have Casey on board as our head coach,” said Grizzlies co-owner Mike Cooper. “We love his work ethic […]

Grizzlies Hire Mignone as Franchise’s First Head Coach

Jason Feldman Sports Reporter   By Jason Feldman Apr 23, 2018 The Rochester Grizzlies have their head man. Casey Mignone has college and professional playing experience and college coaching experience. Now he’ll lead the Grizzlies into their first season in the North American 3 Hockey League — and their first under the ownership of Austin Bruins owners […]

Bruins Beat Wilderness, Headed Back to Division Finals

Post Bulletin – Jason Feldman Apr 22, 2018 CLOQUET — For the sixth time in the Austin Bruins’ eight seasons as a franchise, they are headed to the North American Hockey League Central Division Finals. The Bruins locked up their spot in the division championship series with a convincing 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Wilderness […]

Grizzlies First Draft Yields Familiar Names

Jason Feldman Apr 19, 2018 – PostBulletin The Rochester Grizzlies’ first go-round at the North American 3 Hockey League Draft started off small, included a couple of names familiar to local hockey fans, and ended with the team adding six potential players on Wednesday night. The Grizzlies opened by using their first-ever draft pick […]

2018 NA3HL Draft Tonight! April 18th, 2018

Excited would be an understatement for how we feel about tonights inaugural @NA3HL Draft #BeOurHistory #JoinOurDen Congrats to @JackPriebe and @PabloPetey9 on signing their tenders with the Grizzlies

Rochester Grizzlies Hire Aikens as Assistant Coach

By Jason Feldman   Post Bulletin Apr 11, 2018 Updated Apr 13, 2018 It’s been just more than a week since the Rochester Grizzlies franchise was officially born, but the coaching staff and roster are already starting to take shape. It was just eight days ago that Craig Patrick and Mike Cooper, owners of the Austin Bruins […]

Grizzlies Ready to Hit the Ground Roaring in Rochester

By Jason Feldman Jason Feldman – Sports Reporter – Apr 3, 2018 The Rochester Ice Hawks aren’t going anywhere, but they are changing names. And they’re getting a strong new ownership group to back them. Craig Patrick and Mike Cooper, the co-owners of the Austin Bruins of the North American Hockey League, have purchased […]