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Mike Babcock On His Future

Helene St. James tweets, Mike Babcock on his future with #RedWings: "I don't think it's going to be my final year here. If it is, it is." Mike Babcock on his future with #RedWings: "My relationship with my general manager is such that the grass isn't greener on the other side."
Via Kukla's Korner
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock On A Few Players After Three Preseason Games

from Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News, ... how much can you tell after three preseason games, especially because it means some guys have played only one? “It’s been good,” Mike Babcock said. “We’ve got one team that’s won both games and another team that’s lost in overtime. So, they’ve got to hold serve tomorrow.” He ran through a list, using some nicknames...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings morning news: on Babcock, the ‘young guns’ on defense, etc.

Ahead of today's expanded training camp activities and what will probably be a Team Howe vs. Team Lindsay Red vs. White game: It's been a wee bit frustrating to get answers from Mike Babcock that don't involve, "There are 8 exhibition games to watch and I'm going to find out then" regarding any of the Wings' young players competing for jobs on the...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Babcock to discuss new contract

Mike Babcock expresses himself on the Detroit Red Wings bench. Courtesy of By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Earlier this summer, Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock created a stir when he made statements about signing an extension with the team. At the time, Babcock indicated that he might go year-to-year with Detroit or that he would consider coaching with Red Berenson...
Via The Hockey Guys
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Mike Babcock 'comfortable' as contract talks approach

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said he expects to meet with general manager Ken Holland and discuss a new contract this month. “If we get something done in September, great,” said Babcock, who is entering the final year of his contract. “But if we don’t. ... We’ll find a way to work something out over time, but I’m not all wound up about this one bit. I’m real comfortable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Office and Babcock to Talk Extension This Month

With the October 9th season opener rapidly approaching, the Red Wings organization have turn their attention to head coach Mike Babcock, who is entering the last year of his current coaching contract with the team. The team recently signed general manager Ken Holland to an extension, locking up the spot for the foreseeable future, and now are reportedly ready to do the same with...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nick Lidstrom Turned Down Babcock

As many know, Mike Babcock’s assistant coaching staff moved on this summer. Tom Renney left the organization when he was hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. Shortly after, Detroit’s other assistant coach, Bill Peters, was hired as the new head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, after three seasons with the Red Wings, working primarily with Detroit’s...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 25, 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

Detroit Red Wings: Mike Babcock isn’t going anywhere

Love it or hate it, Mike Babcock is gradually becoming a Detroit Red Wing for life. Babcock is the winningest head coach in Red Wings’ history by surpassing Jack Adams 413 career wins last season. With a year left on his current contract there is already speculation that he might jump ship. It’s a claim that frustrates me because it’s constantly brought up by reporters and...
May 25, 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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