Friday, January 9, 2009

Today in Badger Hockey History: Jeff Sauer

1/9/2002

Jeff Sauer announces he is retiring as the head coach of Badger men's hockey after 20 years behind the UW bench and 31 years as a head coach in the WCHA.


- from uwbadgers.com

In his 20 seasons as a head coach at UW, the Badgers won 2 regular season WCHA titles, won 5 WCHA playoff titles, received 11 bids to the NCAA tourney, and won 2 National Titles.


In his Toast to Jeff Sauer, PB reminds us, among other things, that Sauer is the winningest coach in Badger Hockey history -- 489 wins and the only coach to have four 30+ win seasons.