MIKE BABCOCK RUMORS & GOSSIP

TMR Evening Line: Mike Babcock says Red Wings were ‘ineffective’ in Game 2

I will try to cobble together a solid wrap-up later, but as I look back at the Red Wings' 4-1 loss to Boston in Game 2 (shockingly, Glendening and Miller were on the ice for 3 of the Bruins' 4 goals--2 at even strength--and Lashoff was on the ice for both PPGs against, so that may show you that the Bruins wanted Glendening to battle and lose against Krejci's line), some...
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Nose-picker perfectly executes photobomb of Red Wings coach

I am going to assume that this Bruins fan knew exactly what he was doing during the Bruins and Red Wings game 2 in Boston on Sunday. The gentleman was able to successfully pull off a very deep nose-pick while Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock was being interviewed. Well done, sir. [TBL] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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The Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli On The Detroit Red Wings

from Jeff Pini at Boston.com, “Getting back a healthy Daytsuk; that makes them more dangerous,” Chiarelli said. “Who knows what will happen with Zetterberg, he’s lurking in the wings, and [Detroit GM] Kenny [Holland] and [Coach Mike Babcock] will probably pull him out at some point. They’ve had a ton of injuries, and Tatar, Reilly [Smith’s] brother [Brendan]...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins-Red Wings Series To Start On Friday, April 18

The Boston Bruins will wrap up their regular season on Sunday afternoon in New Jersey and will then spend the rest of the week waiting, apparently. The Bruins’ first-round playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings will begin on Friday night in Boston, Detroit head coach Mike Babcock told reporters following his team’s win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. According to Babcock...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Khan, St. James: Red Wings-Bruins series won’t start until Friday

Big news in the scheduling department from MLive's Ansar Khan and the Free Press's Helene St. James: Mike Babcock said Red Wings will play at Boston Friday and Sunday. — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) April 13, 2014 Babcock said Games 1 and 2 are Friday and Sunday in Boston. — Ansar Khan (@AnsarKhanMLive) April 13, 2014 Wings thought...
Via Kukla's Korner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Hurricanes game-day update post 2: on veterans, the kids and Babcock as coach of the year

Updated 2x at 4:10 PM: A significant slate of catch-up articles = I ran out of room in the Red Wings-Hurricanes game-day update post, so, ahead of tonight's tilt between the teams (7:30 PM EDT on FSD Plus/FS Carolinas/97.1 FM), here's the Red Wings' Game Day Preview... And as so much of today's Wings talk, radio interviews (now including Ken Holland on WDFN...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings’ Babcock unclear if Zetterberg can return

Mike Babcock doesn’t expect the Detroit Red Wings to have forward Henrik Zetterberg in the lineup at the start of the playoffs. “I don’t know if Zetterberg is even in the picture or not, but the rest of the guys are feeling good,” the Red Wings coach said Thursday on Hockey Central at Noon. “(Defenceman Jonathan) Ericsson won’t play either. Obviously, that’s a big...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babock's whacky road to Detroit

Mike Babcock might have his players to thank for achieving the most coaching victories in Detroit Red Wings history, but Wings fans should thank the bungled project known as Crossroads of America. If the backers of this ambitious project could have secured the financing, Babcock's reign behind the Detroit bench might never have happened. Here's how Babcock's path to Detroit...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings defeat Sabres, need one point to clinch playoff spot

Mike Babcock has achieved much in his coaching career already, but Tuesday’s milestone was yet another impressive one. Babcock passed Jack Adams for first place in career wins with the Red Wings with victory No. 414 as the Red Wings defeated Buffalo, 4-2. Possibly more importantly, along with Babcock’s achievement, the victory moved the Red Wings (38-27-14, 90 points) to within...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock records career win 414 passing Jack Adams

BUFFALO, N.Y. – With his team one point away from clinching its 23rd straight playoff birth, Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is focused on today. Babcock, who passed Jack Adams on the Red Wings all-time list with 414 career coaching victories in Tuesday’s 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres, will not reflect on his achievements until the summer. “I’m thrilled and in order...
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