Jeff Blashill

PITTSBURGH - JUNE 09:  Chris Chelios #24 of the Detroit Red Wings against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at the Mellon Arena on June 9, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Red Wings Name Assistant Coaches

Chris Chelios will expand his current role with the team and join the coaching staff, Dave Noel-Bernier has been hired as video coach and Jim Bedard will return for his 19th season as goaltending coach.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2015

New Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill stands for pictures with his wife, his three children, and his parents after his introductory press conference on June 9, 2015. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Good Not Good Enough For Blashill, Which Makes Him Perfect For Red Wings

When Jeff Blashill left Western Michigan to take a position as an assistant with the Red Wings, his father did not understand the move.

CBS Detroit–06/10/2015

PITTSBURGH - JUNE 09:  Chris Chelios #24 of the Detroit Red Wings against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Six of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at the Mellon Arena on June 9, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Report: Chris Chelios Could Be Assistant Coach

Blashill did not announce Tuesday who his assistant coaches will be, but he said he planned to have that decided by next week.

CBS Detroit–06/09/2015

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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

Ken Holland (File photo)

Griffins Ousted From Playoffs, Do The Red Wings Have Their New Head Coach?

Is now the time for Griffins coach Jeff Blashill to be crowned head coach of the Detroit Red Wings?

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

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)

After Babcock’s Departure, Detroit’s Focus Turns To Blashill

The Detroit Red Wings are ready to start searching for a new coach — and right now there’s only one clear candidate.

97.1 The Ticket–05/21/2015

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