CBS62logoNEW2013_blue_final_header_White wwj950-sm2011b 971-ticket-35smb 35h_CBSSportsRad_Detroit

Mike Babcock

TEMPE, AZ - DECEMBER 28: Head coach Brady Hoke of the Michigan Wolverines reacts to a non call during the first quarter of the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against the Kansas State Wildcats at Sun Devil Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Brady Hoke Is Firmly On The Hot Seat [BLOG]

For the past three years, I’ve put together an annual list of the eight local coaches in terms of job security.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2014

Caption:BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings and his team huddle up during a timeout in the third period against the Boston Bruins 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)

Jack Adams Award Finalists: Babcock, Cooper, Roy

Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings, Jon Cooper of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Patrick Roy of the Colorado Avalanche are finalists for the Jack Adams Award.

97.1 The Ticket–05/06/2014

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)

Holland, Babcock Hint Youth Movement Will Continue For Red Wings

“We’re going to be way younger than you’re used to,” Babcock said. “We’re going to end up with a lot of kids on this team.”

CBS Detroit–04/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings watches the action during the third period against the Boston Bruins 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)

Babcock Not Worried About Contract, Fine With Going Year To Year

Holland said he had not spoken to Babcock about his contract but anticipated doing so.

CBS Detroit–04/29/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Luke Glendening #41 of the Detroit Red Wings faces off against Carl Soderberg #34 of the Boston Bruins in the second period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Wings Need Their ‘Kids’ More Than Ever As Game 5 Looms

The Detroit Red Wings need for their young players to be exceptions to the rule that it takes time to adjust to the pace of playoff hockey.

CBS Detroit–04/25/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Johan Franzen #93 of the Detroit Red Wings flips over Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins in the first period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Babcock Opens Up On Franzen’s Silence: ‘I Don’t Know Why You Do That’

Johan Franzen will not talk to the media about his postseason struggles, and head coach Mike Babcock does not understand why.

CBS Detroit–04/25/2014

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 25: Ryan Johansen #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings loses their footing while chasing after the puck during the second period on March 25, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Babcock’s Wife Doesn’t Like His Childbirth Response

Should Wings defenseman Nik Kronwall play in tonight’s game 4 while his girlfriend is in labor with their first child?

97.1 The Ticket–04/24/2014

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22:  Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins makes a save during the first period against the Detroit Red Wings 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)

Babcock On Performance By Red Wings In Game 3: ‘That’s Unacceptable’

The coach agreed that the team’s lack of experience might have played into the game.

CBS Detroit–04/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 18: Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings battles for the puck against David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins in the third period in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Wings Focusing On Special Teams Going Into Game 3 Against Bruins

Through the first two games of their series against the Boston Bruins, the Detroit Red Wings have failed to convert on any of their six power play opportunities.

CBS Detroit–04/22/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 20: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins has a scuffle with Brendan Smith #2 of the Detroit Red Wings in the first period during the game at TD Garden on April 20, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Red Wings Aim To Refrain From Retaliating To Boston’s Intimidation Tactics

If anyone understands how difficult it is to resist the urge to retaliate against Boston, it is Brendan Smith.

CBS Detroit–04/21/2014

more