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Former star Tony Granato to take reigns of UW Badgers men’s hockey program

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Tony Granato

MADISON — The Wisconsin Badgers are again turning to one of their own to run the men’s hockey program.

Former Wisconsin star Tony Granato takes the reigns from Mike Eaves, who was fired after 14 seasons.

Granato, a 1988 Olympian, played for 13 years in the NHL.

Granato’s brother Don is expected to be on the UW staff.