KALAMAZOO -- (WKZO) It's official. Western Michigan University hockey coach Jeff Blashill is on his way the Detroit Red Wings following a single season at the helm of the Broncos. Blashill told WKZO reporter Colin Windecker that he has 'mixed feelings' about the move but the position was one he has coveted for a while.
Blashill led the Broncos to their first NCAA tournament since 1996 this season ending in a come-from-behind loss to Denver in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The difficult piece for the Broncos is at Blashill had just signed a 5-year-contract to remain with the University.
Video of the interview is above: