Troy Mick resigns as Grizzlies’ GM and head coach

Troy Mick, the head coach and general manager who took the Grizzlies to the pinnacle of Junior B hockey in Western Canada, has resigned.

A short statement issued this morning said that while Mick has resigned as those position he would continue on as part of the ownership group in Revelstoke.

“This past season was a great experience for me personally having taken a group of young men and made champions of them and showing to all people that the town of Revelstoke is one of the best Junior cities in Canada to play for,” Mick said in the statement. “I want to thank the current ownership (Mike Roberts, Lewis and Leanne Hendrickson & Joe Kozek) for letting me be a part of it and to continue to be a part of it, to the players I thank you for representing the town of Revelstoke with class all year long and giving it your all in becoming the Western Canadian Champions! To all my hockey staff (Jeff Pont, Darren Komonoski, Kellie Christy, Rob Miskiman, Cory Cameron, Bruce and Cheryl Fry and Don Watt for volunteering so many hours as we would have never done it without you and also to the off ice staff, (Dennis Baraducci) (Tammy and Courtney Kaler) the booster club, off ice officials, game night staff) for keeping things smooth as we played.┬áThe media for keeping all of Revelstoke informed (Steve Smith) Easy Rock & (Mavis Cann) Revelstoke Times Review.

“A special thank you to the Billets, Sponsors, Trans Canada Fitness and to Revelstoke Secondary School for all of your continued support of our hockey program. I will always remember this special year that we shared together as those banners in the arena will always hold a special part of my heart.”

EZ Rock’s Steve Smith said he would be speaking with Mick this morning (Tuesday, June 1) at 8:22 am. You can hear their conversation at 106.1 FM.