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Wings add Renney to coaching staff

The Red Wings have hired former Oilers coach Tom Renney as an associate coach.

The Detroit Red Wings have hired former Edmonton Oilers coach Tom Renney as an associate coach.


Renney, 57, signed a three-year deal with Wings on Thursday.


After winning just 32 games last season, the Oilers in May announced that Renney's contract would not be renewed for the 2012-13 season.


He has coached for the Oilers, New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks, and has a career 260-255-9-68 NHL record.