October 31, 2014

Gwozdecky fired in Denver

The University of Denver has fired its head men’s hockey coach.  George Gwozdecky has

George Gwozdecky

George Gwozdecky

been let go after winning a pair of NCAA championships during his 19-year tenure.

Gwozdecky’s career record is 443-267-64 at Denver.  The Pioneers finished 20-14-5 this season, but lost in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament for the 5th time in the last 6 seasons.

Gwozdecky was a forward at Wisconsin during the Badgers 1977 NCAA Championship season.  He also coached UW-River Falls to an NAIA title in 1983.

Gwozdecky was inducted into the Wisconsin Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984.