WMU hockey's Todd Krygier to coach Grand Rapids Griffins

Assistant Bronco hockey coach Todd Krygier is moving up in hockey world as he accepted an assistant coaching position on Monday with the Detroit Redwings AHL affiliate, Grand Rapids Griffins.

WMU hockey broke the news to Twitter on Monday afternoon congratulating Krygier on his accomplishments with the program.

Krygier spent three years with Bronco hockey before accepting the position an hour away in Grand Rapids. Krygier was a part of the 2017 team which made an NCAA tournament berth and finished third in the NCHC in 2019. He also coached a power play unit that hit 20 percent or more twice during his tenure.

Coach Krygier also has a wealth of professional hockey experience to take with him to Grand Rapids. Krygier made 543 NHL appearances, playing the majority of those games with the Washington Capitals. He was on the team that faced the Detroit Redwings in the 1998 Stanley Cup.

Krygier also had a storied college career as a player, he accumulated 200 points in his four years at the University of Connecticut and was a two time Division II All-American.


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Modesto Kienow

Todd Krygier is now going to be assist head coach of Detroit Redwings. He has quit his job of working as an assistant of the head coach of Bronco team. The most ask able question How To Develop Yourself When Nobody Believes In You nowadays. He an excellent coach and he knows how to tackle with various problems.

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