Post Tagged with: "Mike Babcock"

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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
Pavel Datsyuk is fired up in Sochi (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Pavel Datsyuk To Reporters: “Babcock Is Not My Concern”

  Those Are Fightin Words Pavel Datsyuk‘s media scrums are making waves in Russia. It’s pretty clear by his temperament that Team Russia’s captain is all business heading into the […]

by · February 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Detroit Red Wings, Olympics
Hey, we have finally made it. Soon it begins.... (File Photo)

Team Canada and Team USA Practice Underway at Sochi 2014

  With the NHL season now officially on hiatus for the Winter Olympics, practice for both Team Canada and Team USA commenced Monday in Sochi.  Both teams will play their […]

by · February 10, 2014 · 1 comment · International Hockey, Olympics
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Has Todd Bertuzzi Reached the End?

I don’t mean to harsh anybody’s buzz who is drinking the Todd Bertuzzi Cool Aid, but Big Bert has become a huge defensive liability for the Detroit Red Wings. His recent stretch of […]

by · January 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Ex-Oilers Coach Ralph Krueger Provides Advantage for Team Canada

Ralph Krueger no doubt was thinking at this point he would still be coaching in the NHL. After all he was just named Edmonton Oilers head coach in June 2012, prior […]

by · January 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers, Olympics
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HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic” Postmortem

The NHL Winter Classic was an unparalleled success for the NHL. But what about HBO’s “24/7 Red Wings/Maple Leafs: Road to the NHL Winter Classic”? As a hockey fan, it’s […]

by · January 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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5 Movie Quotes For Struggling Red Wings

  Watching Detroit hasn’t been much fun recently and enjoying writing about the team requires even more effort.  But here’s another attempt, nonetheless. Film, T.V. and literature are the finest […]

by · December 18, 2013 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings
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Video Room: Notes on the Wings’ Latest Loss

Going into Tuesday’s game against the Jets, the Detroit Red Wings were looking to end a rough three game losing streak. It seemed almost perfect that they meet Winnipeg – […]

by · November 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings