Veteran University of Michigan hockey coach Berenson gets one-year deal

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan is extending the contract of veteran hockey coach Red Berenson.

The Regina native played for the Wolverines in 1960-62 and is in his 25th season as their coach. Athletic director Bill Martin said Tuesday the “rolling one-year contract extension” takes effect Sept. 1.

The school says it will release financial details later.

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Berenson’s 1962-78 NHL career included stints with the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings.

He’s led Michigan to 18 consecutive NCAA tournaments and national championships in 1996 and 1998. He has a career coaching record of 670-308-68.