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MIKE BABCOCK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Regner: Best guess is Babcock stays in Detroit

It has been a little more than 36 hours since the Toronto Maple Leafs fired head coach Randy Carlyle, which has led to the speculation that the road is clear for Red Wings coach Mike Babcock to pack up his belongings and head up the 401 to become Toronto's next coach. That could be a possibility at the end of this season when Babcock becomes the NHL's most coveted unrestricted free...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings keep focus as speculation surrounds Babcock after Carlyle firing

The Red Wings were in Edmonton when the news broke that the Toronto Maple Leafs had fired coach Randy Carlyle. Leafs assistants Peter Horachek and Steve Spott are handling coaching duties for the Leafs' game Wednesday night against the Washington Capitals. There has been much speculation that the Leafs and team president Brendan Shanahan would be interested in Wings coach Mike Babcock...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock denies report stating he signed a contract extension

There have been plenty of rumors circulating over the last few months surrounding Mike Babcock’s future. The most recent came from the Windsor Star which stated Babcock was about to sign a contract extension to remain with the Detroit Red Wings. Considering all of the rumors/reports/speculation we’ve seen suggesting the seasoned coach is on his way out, the news came as a surprise...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock close to signing extension with Red Wings

For months now, rumors had been swirling regarding the fate of Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Backcock. Would he re-sign? Would he leave to take another NHL job? Would he head off to the University of Michigan? You name the rumor and it probably involved Babcock. Well all of that can seemingly be put […] The post Mike Babcock close to signing extension with Red Wings appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Win #500 for Babcock

The Detroit Red Wings (17-6-5) continue to rack up the points with ease. After dropping their first game this week to the Florida Panthers 4-3, they rattled off three consecutive victories to thrust them to the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Here’s a look back at the week that was before previewing what’s up next. The Plus/Minus Babcock’s regular season coaching...
Via isportsweb.com
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs inquired about Mike Babcock

It looks as though Mike Babcock could be a hot commodity on the free agent market this NHL offseason. The Detroit Red Wings head coach reportedly turned down an extension from the team, and he might already have received another offer. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Friday that the Toronto Maple Leafs inquired about Babcock’s status during a call with the Red Wings earlier...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings’ Mike Babcock Rejects ‘Firm Offer’ To Stay With Team

Mike Babcock will be getting plenty of phone calls from suitors when his contract with the Detroit Red Wings expires at the end of this season. The Red Wings, however, want to make sure that doesn’t happen and reportedly have sent at least one “firm offer” for him to stay in Detroit. According to The Hockey News, Babcock has turned down the offer. Publicly, Babcock and general...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock is not answering questions about his future

Where will Mike Babcock coach beyond 2014-15? That’s the question everyone has been asking and Babcock is tired of talking about the matter. Following his team’s morning skate, the Red Wings announced he will not be answering any questions regarding his coaching plans for the future. Interestingly, Babcock post-morning skate presser began with Wings PR guy saying Babcock not...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock: 'If you don’t want to be coached, don’t come here'

So you don’t like the way Mike Babcock coaches? You don’t like his aggressiveness or grind it out practices? Well the Red Wings coach has two words for ya… Okay maybe he doesn’t but during an interview with 105.1′s Ryan and Rico Thursday morning, Babcock was pretty candid when addressing the rumors that it was his coaching style supposedly keeping top-notch free agents...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock got yelled at by his wife for childbirth comments

Babcock apologized for Wed. comment Datsyuk & Kronwall should play b/c "their wives are giving birth. Not them." Was scolded by Mrs. Babcock — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) April 24, 2014
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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