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College Hockey – Coach Grant Putolny Signs With NMU For Eight Years

Posted on March 29, 2018 in Michigan Sports News.

NMU Hockey Head Coach Grant Putolny has signed an eight-year contract with Northern Michigan University that reportedly will be worth $285,000 per season.

The Wildcats went 19-7-2-2 in WCHA play and 25-13-3 overall.

NMU finished second in the WCHA regular season standings behind Minnesota State.

The Wildcats reached the WCHA Tournament Championship game before falling 2-0 to Michigan Tech.

Coach Putolny was the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year, and he is a Spencer Penrose Finalist for Division One Hockey Coach of the Year.

The eight-year contract will run through 2026.

 

By: Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports

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