It’s being reported the Sabres are opening their wallet to Babcock, reportedly offering him in the range of $5 million per season.
In an interview Friday with TSN, Babcock said the decision could come as early as Wednesday.
Babcock has been linked to numerous teams and reportedly has met with several, and the process is expected to continue in Prague.
Detroit held exclusive negotiating rights with Babcock through June, but Holland said he and Babcock will not let the process drag out.
“The worst day I’ve had in coaching in Detroit, period, in my 10 years here, was yesterday, bar none,” Babcock added.
“We’ve been drafting good and developing good, but we’ve been winning too much,” Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock said. “That’s the facts.”
“It’s the playoffs,” Babcock said . “In the series except for Game 2 and Game, this was 6 tonight, there was no space, period.”
“We went down [to Tampa] and played a really solid game,” Kronwall said after the Game 6 loss. “That’s what we’ve got to do again.”
Mike Babcock on the Red Wings mindset in this series vs Tampa Bay: “The idea in a series is to race to 4 and not play to 7. Our preparation has to be clearest
“I don’t think people really know how much he means to this team,” Kronwall said Monday after the team practiced at Joe Louis Arena.