Reports: Tony Granato replacing Tom Renney on Red Wings coaching staff

DETROIT (WXYZ) - According to a report from TSN's Darren Dreger, the Red Wings have hired Tony Granato as an assistant coach.

Granato will replace Tom Renney, who is expected to be introduced Tuesday as the new president of Hockey Canada. Renney spent the past two seasons in Detroit.

Granato has spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He served as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche during two stints from 2002-2004 and 2008-2009, working as an Avalanche assistant in between.

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