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'The mistakes made were mine': Wisconsin hockey coach Tony Granato feels the heat, especially after a contract extension

MADISON – When Tony Granato and athletic director Chris McIntosh discussed the state of the Wisconsin men’s hockey program, they quickly reached a consensus: The Badgers, who slid to fifth place in the Big Ten last season and failed to qualify for the NCAA Tournament just one year after winning the league’s regular-season...
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Tony Granato to return as Badgers men’s hockey coach, gets extension through 2027

MADISON, Wis. — Despite a disappointing season, Wisconsin athletic director Chris McIntosh announced Friday that men’s hockey coach Tony Granato would return. McIntosh says he has had several discussions with Granato since the end of the season, which saw the Badgers finish a disappointing 10-24-3 overall and 6-17-1 in the conference. It was the worst finish for the men’s hockey team since 2015-2016, when the Badgers went 8-19-8 overall, and comes a year after Wisconsin won the Big Ten and went 20-10-1 overall.

Badgers: Tony Granato to return for seventh season

Tony Granato will return for a seventh season as the men’s hockey coach at Wisconsin. Athletic director Chris McIntosh made the announcement in a statement released Friday afternoon. Granato has had a losing record in four of his first six seasons, but this past year was a low point....