Red Wings hire Granato as assistant
DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Red Wings have hired Tony Granato as an assistant coach.
Granato was an assistant for the Pittsburgh Penguins for the last five seasons, and he was also part of Team USA's staff at the 2014 Olympics. Granato also has been a head coach with the Colorado Avalanche.
The Red Wings announced the move on Tuesday.
Tom Renney, a Detroit assistant the last two seasons, has been hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada.