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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 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

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07:  Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings in action during the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on February 7, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 3-1.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

No Decision Yet On Whether Mrazek Will Go Back To Grand Rapids

Mrazek will stick around for at least one more game, backing up Howard in Saturday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2015

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings greets teammate Jonas Gustavsson #50 following their 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins and elimination from the playoffs 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 And Jeff Blashill Agree On New Three-Year Contract

The Detroit Red Wings today agreed on a new three-year contract with Jeff Blashill to remain the head coach of the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins.

97.1 The Ticket–06/04/2014

CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 16: Joanthan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots the puck around Jonathan Ericsson #52 of the Detroit Red Wings at the United Center on March 16, 2014  in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jonathan Ericsson Out 4-6 Weeks; Red Wings Call Up Adam Almquist

Almquist had scored 45 points for the Griffins, the second-highest total on the team and the third-highest in the league among defensemen.

CBS Detroit–03/19/2014

(Photo by Vincent Pugliese/ Getty Images)

Red Wings Assign Mrazek To Griffins

The Detroit Red Wings today assigned goaltender Petr Mrazek to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins.

97.1 The Ticket–01/27/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches the action during the second period of the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Detroit Reassigns Alexey Marchenko to Grand Rapids

The Detroit Red Wings today reassigned defenseman Alexey Marchenko to the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins.

97.1 The Ticket–01/13/2014

(Police photo) Riley Sheahan, a Detroit Red Wings prospect, was arrested for driving drunk.He was wearing a Teletubbies costume at the time of arrest, police said.

Red Wings Prospect Caught Drunk In Teletubbies Costume

Sheahan was wearing a purple Teletubbies costume when he was stopped; police said they weren’t sure what he was wearing underneath.

CBS Detroit–11/27/2012