Hockey

Red Berenson will return for his 33rd season as Michigan's head hockey coach.

The Wolverines’ coach for the past 32 seasons explained that three factors ultimately influenced his decision to return to Yost Ice Arena.

Red Berenson will be back behind the Michigan bench for the 33rd season next year.

Eight days after Michigan was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, Berenson announced Sunday that he will return for his 33rd season as the team's head coach.

Red Berenson is in no rush to decide whether he will coach the Michigan hockey team next season.

The focus on what lies ahead for the Wolverines made some wonder whether Berenson was leaning toward returning for another year with the program.

Zach Werenski is expected to forgo his final two seasons of eligibility and sign a professional contract.

Werenski signed with the Blue Jackets on Tuesday morning.

Boo Nieves has signed a contract with the New York Rangers and will report to the club's minor-league affiliate.

The two alternate captains finish their Michigan careers as two of just three seniors in a class that once also included players such as Jacob Trouba and Andrew Copp, who left the Wolverines early for the NHL.

Michael Downing told The Michigan Daily that he agreed to a three-year entry level contract with the Florida Panthers.

With his last NCAA Tournament run in the books, Boo Nieves has signed with the New York Rangers.

The Rangers originally drafted Nieves in 2012, when the team chose Nieves with its second-round pick (59th overall).

Red Berenson must soon make a decision as to whether to return for a 33rd season behind the Michigan bench.

If Berenson stays for one more year, he could coach the team he has always wanted to coach.

Junior forward JT Compher walks off the ice following Michigan's season-ending 5-2 loss to North Dakota in the NCAA Midwest Regional final on March 26, 2016, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

For one reason or another over the previous three seasons, the Wolverines’ leadership had failed to root out a culture of frustration and disappointment. Compher changed that.

Senior goaltender Steve Racine walks off the ice following Michigan's season ending 5-2 loss to North Dakota in the NCAA midwest regional final on March 26, 2015 in Cincinnati, OH.

While the Wolverines gave a valiant effort, the Fighting Hawks were just too much to handle.