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Holland On Hiring Blashill As New Red Wings Coach: ‘He Was Really The Only Candidate’

Moments before introducing new head coach Jeff Blashill, Ken Holland joked that the hiring was the worst-kept secret in Red Wings history.

CBS Detroit–06/09/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland introduces Jeff Blashill as the team's new head coach on June 9, 2015. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Red Wings Introduce Jeff Blashill As New Head Coach

Blashill spent the last three seasons as the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins, the AHL affiliate of the Red Wings.

CBS Detroit–06/09/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland addresses the media about the departure of longtime head coach Mike Babcock. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

WATCH LIVE: Red Wings Introduce New Coach

The Red Wings are expected to hire Jeff Blashill, who is currently the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins.

CBS Detroit–06/08/2015

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Report: Dan Cleary Wants One More Year With Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings forward Daniel Cleary is looking to make a comeback.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2015

Digital rendering of the new Red Wings arena.

Beyond The Barriers: Sneak Peek At Construction Of New Detroit Red Wings Arena [PHOTOS]

Fans haven’t been able to see any of the progress due to large barricades blocking the $450 million project. But that’s about to change.

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:  Fans watch the pre game show prior to Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Detroit Red Wings during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Announce 2015-16 Preseason Schedule

The Detroit Red Wings today announced their 2015-16 preseason schedule.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 27:  Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second period goal with Pavel Datsyuk #13 and Niklas Kronwall #55 while playing the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 27, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings To Hold Equipment And Memorabilia Sale On Saturday

The Detroit Red Wings will hold a special equipment and memorabilia sale at Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (1845 E. Big Beaver Rd.) on Saturday, June 6, from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

97.1 The Ticket–06/02/2015

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland addresses the media about the departure of longtime head coach Mike Babcock. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Red Wings Won’t Announce Coach Until Griffins Done

General manager Ken Holland says the Red Wings will not announce a new coach until the Griffins are finished with the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2015

New Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock addresses Detroit media at Joe Louis Arena about leaving the Detroit Red Wings after 10 seasons. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak)

Overwhelmingly Positive About His Time In Detroit, Babcock Does Have A Few Regrets

The first regret Babcock mentioned was comical – “I would have put a pool in when I first arrived.”

CBS Detroit–05/22/2015

Former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock addresses the media at Joe Louis Arena and talks about his departure to the Toronto Maple Leafs. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

In Emotional Farewell, Babcock Says He Went Back And Forth A Hundred Times Before Choosing Toronto Over Detroit

“Is it about money? Sure it’s about money,” Babcock continued. “But there was enough money in every place it didn’t have a factor in the decision.”

CBS Detroit–05/22/2015

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