Jeff Blashill

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

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)

Blashill Tops Short List Of Candidates To Replace Babcock

The search for the next head coach of the Detroit Red Wings will likely not take long, and the team will likely not need to look far.

CBS Detroit–05/20/2015

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

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 30: Mike Babcock Coach of the Detroit Red Wings looks on the St. Louis Blues at Joe Louis Arena on March 30, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Assistant Leaving To Coach AHL Affiliate

Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Jeff Blashill is leaving to take over as the head coach of the team’s minor league affiliate in Grand Rapids.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2012

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Red Wings Hire Assistant Coaches Peters, Blashill

The Detroit Red Wings have completed their coaching staff. Assistant coaches Bill Peters and Jeff Blashill were hired Friday and signed three-year contracts.

97.1 The Ticket–07/09/2011