Tony Granato spent 13 seasons as a player in the NHL and has been a coach in the league for an additional ten-plus seasons. He’s been playing and coaching in the league that hockey people aspire to get to. Yet given the opportunity to coach the Wisconsin Badger hockey team, he didn’t hesitate.
Granato had one condition when Barry Alvarez offered him the job. He wanted his brother Don Granato and another former Badger, Mark Osiecki to join him as associated head coaches. [Read more…]