Metro Jets
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City: Fraser, Michigan
League: United States Premier Hockey League (Premier)
Home Arena: Fraser Hockeyland
Colors: Navy Blue, White, Red


              

General Manager: Justin Quenneville
Head Coach: Justin Quenneville
Franchise history
1993-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.[1]

The team along with the other five teams in the East Division from the 2017-18 NA3HL Season moved to the United States Premier Hockey League to form the Great Lakes Conference within the organizations Premier Division.  With the move the organization also added a second team referred to as the MJDP to the USPHL's Premier division.

Alumni[edit | edit source]

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.[2]

Jon Cooper (ice hockey) 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 | edit source]

Season GP W L OL SL 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
[3]
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
[4]
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
2017-18 47 40 6 1 0 81 238 95 1st of 6, East Div.
3rd of 45, NA3HL
Won Div. Semifinals, 2–0 vs. Southern Tier Xpress
Won Div. Finals, 2–0 vs. Pittsburgh Vengeance
3–0–0, 1st of 4 in Silver Cup round-robin Pool B
(W, 4-1 vs.Freeze; W, 2-1 vs. Stars; W, 4-1 vs. Brahmas)
Won Silver Cup Semifinal game, 3-2 (ot) vs. Granite City Lumberjacks
Won Silver Cup Championship game, 3–2 (ot) vs. St. Louis Jr. Blues
United States Premier Hockey League USPHL Premier Division
Season GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2018-19 44 39 4 1 - 197 79 79 1st Great Lakes Won Div. SF 2-0 (Lansing Wolves)
Finished 2-0-1 in National Round Robin
Won Semfinals 7-1 (Minnesota Blue Ox)
Lost National Championship game 5-2 (Hampton Roads Whalers)
2019-20 44 37 7 1 - 271 87 73 1st Great Lakes Playoffs cancelled after team reaches nationals


MJDP Season-by-season records[edit | edit source]

United States Premier Hockey League USPHL Premier Division
Season GP W L OL SL GF GA Pts Regular Season Finish Playoffs
2018-19 44 27 17 0 - 175 119 54 3rd Great Lakes Lost Div. SF 0-2 (Pittsburgh Vengeance)
2019-20 44 22 20 2 - 130 123 46 3rd Midwest East Won Div. QF 2-0 (Midwest Blackbirds) Lost Div. SF 0-2 (Decatur Blaze)

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