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PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 23: Detroit Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland (L) and Detroit Red Wings Senior Vice President Jim Devellano speak during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Holland, Babcock Hint Youth Movement Will Continue For Red Wings

“We’re going to be way younger than you’re used to,” Babcock said. “We’re going to end up with a lot of kids on this team.”

CBS Detroit–04/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches the action during the third period against the Boston Bruins during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Babcock Not Worried About Contract, Fine With Going Year To Year

Holland said he had not spoken to Babcock about his contract but anticipated doing so.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 24: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings controls the puck ahead of Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during the third period of Game Four of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 24, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ken Holland On Johan Franzen: ‘I Don’t Have Any Plans To Buy Mule Out’

“We need more Mules,” Holland said. “We need more players that can score 20 goals.”

CBS Detroit–04/29/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during the third period as Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the save during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jimmy Howard Explains Game 4 Absence: Flu Kept Him In The Bathroom For ’30 Hours’

More worrisome to most than Howard’s absence for Game 4, however, was his overall performance in the 2013-2014 season.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 18: Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings carries the puck around the net in the second period in front of Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Report: Red Wings Star Pavel Datsyuk Considering Knee Surgery

“There’s a question if there’s dead tissue in there,” Holland continued.

CBS Detroit–04/28/2014

Caption:BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Kyle Quincey #27 of the Detroit Red Wings winces in pain following a hit in the third period against the Boston Bruins in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 26, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham) (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Wings Exit Quietly After Run To Make Playoffs

The Detroit Red Wings regularly were Stanley Cup contenders not long ago.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2014

Sam Fuld #1 of the Minnesota Twins slides safely into home plate as Bryan Holaday #50 of the Detroit Tigers fields the ball during the fifth inning of the game on April 26, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bruins Beat Red Wings 4-2, Advance In NHL Playoffs

Tuukka Rask made 31 saves to help the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins beat the Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series on Saturday and eliminate Detroit from the postseason.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during the first period against the Boston Bruins during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

3 Players, Needed To Come Through For The Red Wings Vs. Boston, Who Haven’t

Jimmy Howard – In Game 1, Howard was outstanding.

97.1 The Ticket–04/25/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings faces off against Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins in the second period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Wings Need Their ‘Kids’ More Than Ever As Game 5 Looms

The Detroit Red Wings need for their young players to be exceptions to the rule that it takes time to adjust to the pace of playoff hockey.

CBS Detroit–04/25/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings flips over Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins in the first period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Babcock Opens Up On Franzen’s Silence: ‘I Don’t Know Why You Do That’

Johan Franzen will not talk to the media about his postseason struggles, and head coach Mike Babcock does not understand why.

CBS Detroit–04/25/2014

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