Rochester Hills, MI- Oakland ACHA DI Hockey general manager Corey Hagood has announced that forward Devin Knepp has committed to Oakland. Knepp’s addition strengthens Oakland head coach Sean Parker’s group of forwards.

“Committing to the OU hockey program is a honor.” Knepp said.

Knepp comes to Oakland from the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies (NJPHL) where in 34 games he scored 14 goals and 21 assists for 35 points during his time with the Jr. Grizzlies program.

“I choose to commit to OU because of the great opportunity to play college level hockey.” Knepp stated. “OU offers a great education and is located close to home.”

Knepp has been working hard on and off the ice for a long time to be able to play for Oakland University. “I have worked hard through out my years of hockey to be given this opportunity to play at this level. I hope to be able to carry on the rich history and great tradition of hockey at OU.”

“I have worn the OU Grizzly on my jersey for many years playing with the Oakland Junior Grizzlies and can’t wait to wear the Grizzly officially with pride this season!”

Knepp will make a great addition to the team on and off the ice as a team player he will be making plays to help his teammates be successful as well. “I am 100% a team player.” Knepp said. “I love to make great plays on the ice.”

“It takes more than one person to make a great goal. You can expect hard work and dedication to the game every time I step on the ice. I am a playmaker.”

He will be studying Graphic Design while at Oakland.

Graphic By: OU Hockey Alum Joseph Guenther
NamePositionPrevious Team
Corey SchultheisForwardConnecticut Nighthawks (USPHL Premier)
Keith PilutDefensemanTroy High School (MHSAA)
Jared ParsonsForwardTri-City IceHawks (USPHL Premier)
Jeffery Schmidt ForwardDavison High School (MHSAA)
Cal HunterGoalieAnaheim Avalanche (USPHL Premier)
Brendan BeasingerForwardGrand Blanc High School (MHSAA)
Parker RemeliusGoalieKalamazoo United (MHSAA)
Devin KneppForwardOakland Jr. Grizzlies (NJPHL)
Brent ZlotoGoalieFlint Powers (MHSAA)
Nick WyrickForwardOrchard Lake St. Mary's (MHSAA)
Conner SmigielskiForwardOakland Jr. Grizzlies (NJPHL)