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Tony Granato

Born:July 25, 1964Draft:1982 Rangers 120th Overall
Hometown:Downers Grove, IllinoisPosition:Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Univ. of Wisconsin (Head Coach)

Anthony Lewis Granato (born July 25, 1964) is an American former professional ice hockey left winger and current head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers men’s ice hockey team. He served as head coach of the United States men’s national ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Previously, he also served as head coach of the National Hockey League (NHL)’s Colorado Avalanche, as well as with the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins as an assistant coach. He is the older brother of Don and Cammi.

Tony Granato
Tony Granato, left, with Dan Bylsma (Charles LeClaire-USPRESSWIRE)

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Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
January 20, 1990New York RangersTomas SandstromLos Angeles KingsBernie Nicholls

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Staff History


  • All-WCHA Second Team (1985, 1987)
  • AHCA West Second Team All-America (1985, 1987)
  • WCHA Student-Athlete of the Year (1987)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team (1989)
  • NHL All-Star Game (1997)
  • NHL Bill Masterson Trophy (1997)