Red Wings Name Assistant CoachesChris 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.
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.
Red Wings Introduce Jeff Blashill As New Head CoachBlashill spent the last three seasons as the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins, the AHL affiliate of the Red Wings.
WATCH LIVE: Red Wings Introduce New CoachThe Red Wings are expected to hire Jeff Blashill, who is currently the head coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Red Wings Won't Announce Coach Until Griffins DoneGeneral manager Ken Holland says the Red Wings will not announce a new coach until the Griffins are finished with the playoffs.
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."
After Babcock's Departure, Detroit's Focus Turns To BlashillThe Detroit Red Wings are ready to start searching for a new coach — and right now there's only one clear candidate.
'We Got 10 Great Years' Says Red Wings General Manager Of Coach Babcock"I've got mixed emotions because he is one of the greatest coaches in the league, if not the greatest coach in the league," said Holland.
Term Of Contract Was Sticking Point Between Red Wings, Babcock"I couldn't justify going past five years," Holland said Wednesday.
Blashill Tops Short List Of Candidates To Replace BabcockThe 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.
Who Replaces Mike Babcock Behind The Red Wings Bench?Speculating on the next Red Wings head coach is a little like speculating on the next Democratic nominee for president.
As Babcock Weighs Future, Holland Says Money Is No Object"The worst day I've had in coaching in Detroit, period, in my 10 years here, was yesterday, bar none," Babcock added.