To say Mike Babcock was emotional during his farewell press conference on Friday is an understatement. On Wednesday, Babcock agreed to an eight-year, $50-million deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, bringing his time with the Detroit Red Wings to an end. Show More Summary
Mike Babcock and Toronto have agreed to a massive deal, to try to fix a massive hole. CBS Sports is reporting that Babcock, now the former head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, has signed a front-loaded, eight-year, $50 million contract...Show More Summary
After weeks of speculation, former Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has finally decided on his NHL future. On Wednesday afternoon, (...)
Mike Babcock did not waste any time finding another head coaching job after leaving the Detroit Red Wings. The 52-year-old will take over the Toronto Maple Leafs after agreeing to a huge contract. The Maple Leafs announced the deal on...Show More Summary
After 10 seasons and one Stanley Cup in 2008, Mike Babcock is out as coach of the Detroit Red Wings. Source say Mike Babcock has decided to leave the Detroit Red Wings. #TSN — Aaron Ward (@TSNAaronWard) May 20, 2015 As for Babcock’s destination? Sources say Mike Babcock has been hired by the Maple Leafs. […]
Babwatch/Cock on the Clock 2015 is heating up! Red Wings coach Mike Babcock will reportedly not return to Detroit, and has reportedly also told the Sabres they’re out of the running. That would seem to leave the Maple Leafs as the favorite. Read more...
The end to the saga surrounding Mike Babcock's future is rapidly approaching, and a decision is likely to be announced on Wednesday. The 51-year-old bench boss had an opportunity to sign a new deal with the Detroit Red Wings, but he opted to entertain other offers from teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks, St. Show More Summary
Hockey player Gordie Howe has four Stanley Cup rings. He’s a six-time Hart Trophy winner, which is given to the National Hockey League’s most valuable player. For years, he’s been one of the faces of the Detroit Red Wings hockey organization, and he’s arguably the best player to ever play for the club. Show More Summary
It's going to be an interesting summer for the NHL coaching market. A number of teams are definitely interested in bringing aboard a new head coach. Aside from the obvious clubs, we can add the Detroit Red Wings as TSN's Bob McKenzie...Show More Summary
Mike Babcock doesn ’t know how good he has it in Detroit. That’s a literal statement, not a sarcastic one. Babcock has coached the Red Wings since 2005, and owner Mike Ilitch and general manager Ken Holland are all he knows about the...Show More Summary
TSN's Bob McKenzie has reported that the Detroit Red Wings will permit other teams to talk with pending-free-agent coach Mike Babcock until "late May." While this may seem as though Detroit is giving up on the Babcock sweepstakes for next season, this is not the case. Show More Summary
Head coach Mike Babcock remains under contract with the Detroit Red Wings, but the organization will allow him to explore other options. Continue for updates. Babcock Given Permission to Speak with Other Teams Friday, May 8 After 10Show More Summary
Will Montreal eliminate Tampa Bay for the second straight year? After taking Wednesday's Game 7 against the Detroit Red Wings, the Tampa Bay Lightning traveled north of the border for their second-round matchup against the Montreal Canadiens. These two Atlantic Division rivals meet in the playoffs for the second straight year. Show More Summary
While the speculation is continuing regarding Mike Babcock's future with the Detroit Red Wings, the Wings' management should take notes on Babcock's post game Game 7 comments. Mike Babcock didn't really need to say anything following his team's Game 7 defeat to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night. Show More Summary
There but for the grace of God—and the possession of a lighter—go many a die-hard sports fan: As the Tampa Bay Lightning took on the Detroit Red Wings in Game 7 at home last night, the hometown fans started passing around a 20-by-30-foot Lightning flag, which apparently struck...
It's going to be a difficult summer for the Detroit Red Wings. Questions abound, particularly after head coach Mike Babcock publicly questioned the long-term future of the team while speaking with reporters. The head coach is not a lock...Show More Summary
Oops! Red Wings fan Lena Sinishtaj let her enthusiasm get the best of her after making the trip from Detroit to Tampa for Game 7 on Wednesday. While at Amalie Arena, home to the opposing Lightning, some Tampa faithful passed around a Lightning flag prior to the game. As it was being passed around, in the crowded […]
A 35-year-old woman from outside Detroit was arrested last night after she allegedly tried to set fire to an oversized Tampa Bay Lightning flag that was being passed through the Amalie Arena crowd before puck drop of Game 7. Read more...
The first round of the 2015 NHL playoffs finally wrapped up on Wednesday night, as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Detroit Red Wings to advance. Ben Bishop stopped all 31 of the Red Wings' shot attempts and, more importantly, brought...Show More Summary
Led by an unlikely hero, the Bolts are moving on to the second round. The Tampa Bay Lightning have eliminated the Detroit Red Wings from Stanley Cup contention. Brayden Coburn scored early in the third period, Ben Bishop earned a shutout...Show More Summary