Post Tagged with: "Mike Babcock"

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Should the Red Wings Let Mike Babcock Leave?

One of the biggest storylines heading into the Detroit Red Wings’ 2014-15 campaign is the uncertain future of head coach Mike Babcock. Babcock has one year remaining on his current contract, […]

by · August 5, 2014 · 12 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Give the Mule a Kick – Maximizing Johan Franzen’s Efficacy

After finishing a five-game playoff run with zero goals and two assists, frustrations with Johan Franzen were at an all-time high. Wings’ fans in the past had always made excuses […]

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Adam Oates-A Good Fit For Wings’ Vacant Coaching Gig

Last time I checked former Washington Capitals head coach Adam Oates is currently unemployed. Meanwhile, in Detroit, Mike Babcock still has one assistant coach vacancy left to fill. Is there […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
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Are Advanced Stats Smarter Than Mike Babcock?

When you ask an NHL coach about why they switch up their lines so frequently, the answer is rarely based on statistics. Coaches cite finding chemistry, promoting cohesiveness, and igniting […]

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Red Wings Coach Mike Babcock Doesn’t Hold Back in Radio Interview

Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock was on Detroit Sports 105.1 on Thursday morning to discuss a number of things including free agency, his contract, Dan Cleary and whether or […]

by · July 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Is Mike Babcock Looking For The Trap Door?

On Thursday Detroit Red Wings’ associate coach Bill Peters bolted for the Carolina Hurricanes. Now, the focus will shift to the long-term future of Detroit’s head coach. At the moment things aren’t looking […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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The Coaching Chess Match – Mike Babcock vs. Claude Julien

After the Detroit Red Wings clinched their 23rd consecutive postseason berth, the focus quickly shifted to how much damage they could do in the playoffs. ESPN’s Craig Custance went as far […]

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Babcock To Jimmy Howard: Give Us Good Goaltending

Since taking over the Detroit net in 2009, Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings have been eliminated in round one three out of the last four seasons. Coincidence? Maybe […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
Dan Bylsma hired Jacques Martin to help cure the team's defensive woes. It's yet to pay off. (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

The One BIG Reason Pens Can Win the East

With the NHL having realigned its teams and divisions for the 2013-2014 season, lets recap the new playoff format before diving into the meat of the article, shall we? In […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Jack Adams Award: Making a Bid for Babcock

  Head over to the Detroit Red Wings home page and you’ll find a promotion for tickets to Round 1 Home Games of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Playoff hopes […]

by · April 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Making The Grade: Red Wings’ Olympic Report Cards

The Detroit Red Wings had a solid showing at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. It’s now time to take a look back on their individual performances and handout some report cards: […]

by · February 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Olympics
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Mike Babcock, And The Challenges Ahead For Team Canada

In an up and down season marred by injuries, Mike Babcock could be forgiven for looking at this year’s Olympic journey as a break from the stressful daily grind of […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 4 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Olympics