Post Tagged with: "Mike Babcock"

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What-If: A Season-Ending Story

Can Jakub Voracek keep up his 100-point pace and win the Art Ross Trophy as the NHL’s leading scorer this season? Time will tell, but next to nobody envisioned his […]

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4 Reasons for the Detroit Red Wings’ Thriving Season

#4  Playing For Keeps Coach Mike Babcock said this is the best team he has put on the ice since the 2008-‘09 season when the Detroit Red Wings were one win […]

by · January 5, 2015 · 4 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Mike Babcock is Not Leaving Detroit

On Monday, Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski posted an article entitled “Mike Babcock staying with the Detroit Red Wings?” Upon seeing this article, I thought it was going to be another […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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NHL Coach Tracker: The Mojo of Mike Babcock

The longest tenured coach in the NHL and the overwhelming choice last year in THW’s coach poll, Mike Babcock has done a lot in his time in the NHL. His […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Detroit Red Wings, NHL Coaching
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Five Things I Think I Think About These New Penguins

In a new season following so much turmoil and turnover during the summer, it’s a little difficult to not get caught up in the hype surrounding the Pittsburgh Penguins and […]

by · October 19, 2014 · 4 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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THW – Penguins Mailbag: Season Preview Edition

It’s finally here. The puck will drop on the 2014-2015 edition of the NHL season tonight, while the Pens will face off against the Western Conference – and Stanley Cup […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Twitter Talk with Tom: Will the Red Wings’ Playoff Streak End?

The regular season is just a week away, as teams are finalizing their opening night rosters. The Detroit Red Wings have already seen their fair share of injuries, and the […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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Is Mike Babcock on His Way Out the Door?

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland talked to Mike Babcock on Tuesday about re-signing the coach. However, a deal is not close to being reached, according to MLive.com’s Ansar […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Detroit Red Wings
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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 […]