Olds Grizzlys

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Olds Grizzlys
Olds Grizzlys Logo.svg
City Olds, Alberta
League Alberta Junior Hockey League
Division South
Founded 1981 (1981)
Home arena Olds & District Sports Complex
Colours Black, gold and white
Franchise history
1974-1981 Taber Golden Suns
1981-present Olds Grizzlys

The Olds Grizzlys are an ice hockey team in the Alberta Junior Hockey League. They play in Olds, Alberta, Canada at the Olds & District Sports Complex, capacity 2200.

Founded: 1981-82
Division titles won: N/A
Regular season titles won: 1991-92, 1993-94, 1994-95
League Championships won: 1992, 1993, 1994
Doyle Cup Titles: 1994
Centennial Trophy Titles: 1994

History[edit]

The Olds Grizzlys joined the AJHL after the Taber Golden Suns franchise relocated to Olds following the 1980-81 season.

The Grizzlys enjoyed a dynasty in the mid 1990s that culminated in a Centennial Cup title as national champions, won on home ice, in 1994.

Season-by-season record[edit]

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T/OTL = Ties/Overtime losses, SOL = Shootout losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T/OTL SOL Points GF GA Finish Playoffs
1981-82 60 22 35 3 - 47 266 270 4th South ---
1982-83 60 25 35 0 - 50 315 330 4th South ---
1983-84 60 29 31 0 - 58 285 279 2nd South ---
1984-85 60 13 47 0 - 26 212 358 4th South ---
1985-86 52 14 37 1 - 29 225 316 4th South ---
1986-87 60 9 49 2 - 20 184 335 4th South ---
1987-88 60 26 31 3 - 55 296 339 3rd South ---
1988-89 60 35 23 2 - 72 301 261 2nd South ---
1989-90 60 39 18 3 - 81 350 271 2nd South ---
1990-91 56 31 23 2 - 64 287 229 3rd Overall ---
1991-92 60 42 14 - 4 88 331 201 1st Overall Won Championship
1992-93 56 35 21 - 0 70 274 207 2nd Overall Won Championship
1993-94 56 50 4 - 2 102 353 140 1st Overall Won Championship
1994-95 56 40 16 - 0 80 284 209 1st Overall ---
1995-96 60 40 17 - 3 83 292 199 2nd Overall ---
1996-97 60 32 24 - 4 68 244 217 5th Overall ---
1997-98 60 27 31 - 2 56 225 246 8th Overall ---
1998-99 62 28 30 - 4 60 273 270 3rd South ---
1999-00 64 35 27 - 2 72 281 259 3rd South ---
2000-01 64 41 19 4 - 86 304 232 2nd South ---
2001-02 64 36 20 8 - 80 298 252 2nd South ---
2002-03 64 36 19 9 - 81 267 226 3rd South ---
2003-04 60 41 14 5 - 87 248 157 2nd South ---
2004-05 64 24 32 8 - 56 171 218 7th South Did not qualify
2005-06 60 30 22 8 - 68 208 168 2nd South Lost in first round
2006-07 60 27 27 6 - 60 202 208 6th South Lost in second round
2007-08 62 35 21 6 - 79 218 193 3rd South Lost in second round
2008-09 62 35 23 4 - 74 225 189 3rd South Lost in third round
2009-10 60 30 23 7 - 67 189 185 3rd South Lost in first round
2010-11 60 23 30 7 - 53 202 231 5th South Lost in first round
2011-12 60 22 33 5 - 49 165 217 5th South

Playoffs[edit]

  • 1982 Lost Quarter-final
Calgary Spurs defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 1983 Lost Quarter-final
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 1984 Lost Quarter-final
Calgary Spurs defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-3
  • 1985 Lost Quarter-final
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 1986 Lost Quarter-final
Calgary Canucks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 1987 DNQ
  • 1988 Lost Quarter-final
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-2
  • 1989 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Canucks 4-games-to-1
Red Deer Rustlers defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 1990 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Spurs 4-games-to-none
Calgary Canucks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 1991 Lost Quarter-final
Lloydminster Blazers defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-3
Olds Grizzlys defeated Sherwood Park Crusaders 4-games-to-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated Fort Saskatchewan Traders 4-games-to-1
Olds Grizzlys defeated Fort McMurray Oil Barons 4-games-to-1 AJHL CHAMPIONS
Vernon Lakers (BCHL) defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-3
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Royals 5-games-to-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated Fort McMurray Oil Barons 4-games-to-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated Fort Saskatchewan Traders 4-games-to-3 AJHL CHAMPIONS
Kelowna Spartans (BCHL) defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Royals 4-games-to-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated St. Albert Saints 4-games-to-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated Fort McMurray Oil Barons 4-games-to-2 AJHL CHAMPIONS
Olds Grizzlys defeated Kelowna Spartans (BCHL) 4-games-to-2 DOYLE CUP CHAMPIONS
First in 1994 Centennial Cup round robin (4-0) ABBOTT CUP CHAMPIONS
Olds Grizzlys defeated Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) 4-3 in semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Kelowna Spartans (BCHL) 5-4 OT in final CENTENNIAL CUP CHAMPIONS
  • 1995 Lost Final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Lloydminster Blazers 4-games-to-1
Olds Grizzlys defeated Sherwood Park Crusaders 4-games-to-none
Calgary Canucks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 1996 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Bonnyville Pontiacs 4-games-to-1
St. Albert Saints defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 1997 Lost Quarter-final
Fort McMurray Oil Barons defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 1998 Lost Quarter-final
St. Albert Saints defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-2
  • 1999 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Royals 4-games-to-none
Calgary Canucks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 2000 Lost Quarter-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Canucks 3-games-to-1
Camrose Kodiaks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 2001 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Crowsnest Pass Timberwolves 4-games-to-none
Drayton Valley Thunder defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-3
  • 2002 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Camrose Kodiaks 4-games-to-2
Drayton Valley Thunder defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 2003 Lost Quarter-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Royals 4-games-to-1
Camrose Kodiaks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 2004 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Drumheller Dragons 3-games-t-none
Olds Grizzlys defeated Calgary Canucks 4-games-to-1
Grande Prairie Storm defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-2
  • 2005 DNQ
  • 2006 Lost Preliminary
Calgary Canucks defeated Olds Grizzlys 3-games-to-1
  • 2007 Lost Quarter-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Canmore Eagles 3-games-to-1
Camrose Kodiaks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-1
  • 2008 Lost Quarter-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Canmore Eagles 3-games-to-none
Camrose Kodiaks defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-2
  • 2009 Lost Semi-final
Olds Grizzlys defeated Drumheller Dragons 3-games-to-2
Olds Grizzlys defeated Okotoks Oilers 4-games-to-2
Spruce Grove Saints defeated Olds Grizzlys 4-games-to-none
  • 2010 Lost Preliminary
Canmore Eagles defeated Olds Grizzlys 3-games-to-none
  • 2011 Lost Preliminary
Calgary Mustangs defeated Olds Grizzlys 3-games-to-none

NHL alumni[edit]

The following former Grizzlys have gone on to play in the NHL:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Alberta Junior Hockey League website
Olds Grizzlys website


Preceded by
Kelowna Spartans
Centennial Cup Champions
1994
Succeeded by
Calgary Canucks