Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Mike Guentzel Back as Associate Head Coach
Don't worry everyone, Mike Guentzel is back as the Associate Head Coach of the Minnesota Golden Gopher Men's Hockey team. The University of Minnesota rehired him today after a three year absence.
The team relieved him of his duties in 2008, although publicly he said he resigned. During his time away from the Gophers he coached a USHL team in Des Moines and was an assistant coach over at Colorado College.
Prior to his three absence, Guentzel had coached for the Gophers for 14 seasons. He also played for the Gophers as a defenseman ffrom 1981-1985. Guentzel will replace John Hill who was let go a few weeks ago.