Metro Jets

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Metro Jets
MetroJets logo.png
City Fraser, Michigan
League NA3HL
Founded 1989[1]
Home arena Fraser Hockeyland
Colors Navy Blue, White, Red
              
General manager Justin Quenneville
Head coach Justin Quenneville
Franchise history
1989–present Metro Jets
Championships
Regular season titles 2000–01
Playoff championships (Hurster Cup)
2001, 2002

The Metro Jets are a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior A ice hockey team in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL). The team plays their home games at Fraser Hockeyland in Fraser, Michigan. Players are ages 16–20, carry amateur status under Junior A guidelines and hope to earn a spot on higher levels of junior ice hockey in the United States and Canada, Canadian Major Junior, Collegiate, and eventually professional teams. The Jets won the 2002 USA Hockey Junior B Silver Cup national championship.[2]

Alumni[edit]

The Metro Jets have had many alumni move on to higher levels of junior ice hockey, NCAA Division I, Division III, ACHA college, at professional levels.[3]

John Cooper coached the Jets to the 2002 USA Hockey Silver Cup National Junior B Championship and is now the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Steven Oleksy was the first Jets alumni to play in the National Hockey League when he made his debut with the Washington Capitals in 2013.

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season GP W L OTL SOL Pts GF GA Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2014–15 47 32 12 2 66 204 127 1st of 6, East Div.
7th of 31, NA3HL
[4]
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Southern Tier Xpress
Won Div. Finals, 2–1 vs. Pittsburgh Vengeance
1–1–1, 4th of 4 in Silver Cup round-robin Pool A
(OTL, 2–3 vs. Jr. Predators; W, 3–1 vs. Americans; L, 1–6 vs. Lumberjacks)
2015–16 47 40 5 2 82 244 961 1st of 6, East Div.
2nd of 34, NA3HL
[5]
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Wooster Oilers
Won Div. Finals, 2–0 vs. West Michigan Wolves
3–0–0, 1st of 4 in Silver Cup round-robin Pool B
(W, 7–0 vs. Jr. Brahmas; W, 2–1 vs. Steel; W, 7–3 vs. Jr. Blues)
Won Semifinal, 5–4 vs. Great Falls Americans
Lost Championship game, 1–4 vs. North Iowa Bulls
2016–17 47 47 0 0 0 94 262 55 1st of 6, East Div.
1st of 48, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–1 vs. Wets Michigan Wolves
Won Div. Finals, 2–1 vs. Pittsburgh Vengeance
2–1–0, 1st of 4 in Silver Cup round-robin Pool A
(W, 3–0 vs.Lumberjacks; L, 2–3 vs. Capitals; W, 5–3 vs. Jr. Blues)
Won Silver Cup Semifinal game, 6–1 vs. Yellowstone Quake
Lost Silver Cup Championship game, 1–2 vs. Granite City Lumberjacks

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