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GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches from the bench during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Babcock Explains How He Plans To Use Cole, Zidlicky

“Think they both can be prominent players,” Babcock said. “It’s going to take them some time to adjust, but we think it’ll be a factor.”

CBS Detroit–20 hours ago

GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 07:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings on the bench 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)

Winning Not Dulling Focus Of Red Wings

“I think everybody’s starting to watch the standings every day, to be honest with you,” Kronwall said.

CBS Detroit–02/13/2015

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

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during the third period as Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the save during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Howard Replaces Mrazek In Loss, Happy To Be Back From Injury

“Even it was only four shots, it’s still four shots I haven’t had in a month,” Howard said.

CBS Detroit–02/12/2015

SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 27:  Brad Boyes #24 of the Florida Panthers scores a goal against Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings a goal during a game at BB&T Center on January 27, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Howard On Competition With Mrazek: ‘I Don’t Feel Threatened At All’

“Not going to give it up that easy, that’s for sure,” Howard said Tuesday as he sat in his locker and Mrazek sat in the next stall.

CBS Detroit–02/10/2015

SUNRISE, FL - JANUARY 27: Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings makes a save during a game against the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center on January 27, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Mrazek Pulled From 5-1 Loss; Babcock Points To Youth, Inexperience [VIDEO]

Petr Mrazek gave up five goals in two periods Thursday to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who jumped into first place in the East with the win.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22:  Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches from the bench during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Red Wings Babcock Joins Canada’s Bell Media Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has joined a campaign to raise awareness and funds for mental health initiatives, which includes a 5 cents donation per social media mention on Facebook and Twitter.

CBS Detroit–01/28/2015

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 20:  Xavier Ouellet #61 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his second-period goal with Henrik Zetterberg #40 and Brendan Smith #2 while playing the Minnesota Wild at Joe Louis Arena on January 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Enter All-Star Break On Five-Game Win Streak

The Red Wings own a record of 27-11-9 heading into the All-Star Break, and Babcock expressed surprise that the season has gone well so far.

CBS Detroit–01/21/2015

Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings FILE (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Babcock Calls Tuesday’s Game An Opportunity For Mrazek To Bounce Back

In the six games Mrazek has played in January, five times he has limited opponents to two goals or fewer.

CBS Detroit–01/20/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins shoots the puck during the third period as Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings makes the save during Game Three of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 22, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bruins defeated the Wings 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reports: Jimmy Howard Out Two To Four Weeks With Groin Tear

Howard had been allowing an average of 2.11 goals, fourth in the league, and had been selected for the All-Star Game.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2015

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