Mike Babcock

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 25:  Gustav Nyquist #14 of the Detroit Red Wings gathers up a rebound and beats Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal during the first period on March 25, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Zetterberg On Nyquist: ‘He Showed Where He Belonged, And He Just Kept Going’

The Detroit Red Wings would have gotten drummed out of the playoff picture a long time earlier had not a youth movement led by 24-year-old Gustav Nyquist kept the team in contention.

CBS Detroit–03/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 20: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins lays on the ice in front of Jimmy Howard #35 after getting butt-ending by David Legwand #17 of the Detroit Red Wings during the third period of the game at Joe Louis Arena on March 20, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Red Wings defeated the Penguins 5-4 in overtime.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Red Wings Show Playoff-Caliber Grit In Win Over Sidney Crosby, Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby said early Thursday that the Detroit Red Wings would be desperate going into Thursday’s game.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2014

DETROIT,MI - OCTOBER 12:  Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings defends in a game against the Colorado Avalanche on October 12,2010 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. The Avalanche defeated the Red Wings 5-4 in a shoot-out. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Babcock, Kronwall Reflect On Lidstrom’s Impact In 20 Years With Red Wings

Before the puck drops at the old-school Joe Louis Arena each night, as the national anthem plays, Mike Babcock gazes up toward the rafters.

CBS Detroit–03/05/2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Henrik Zetterberg #40 of Sweden celebrates a goal in the second period against Jakub Kovar #1 of Czech Republic during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Red Wings Tom Renney Thinks It’s Time To Send Amateurs To Olympics

“If I’m an owner and a general manager in this league, I am real skeptical of whether or not our guys should participate in this, quite honestly,” Renney said.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 24: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates a first period goal with his teammates during the game against the Montreal Canadiens at Joe Louis Arena on January 24, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Zetterberg Back As Red Wings Try To Rebound From Two Straight Losses

Detroit has been weak on the power play in January, converting on just 4 of 50 opportunities.

CBS Detroit–01/31/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings barks out instructions during the first period against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Babcock-Led Canadians Aim For Another Gold Medal

Mike Babcock has an unprecedented trio of hockey titles, coaching teams to Stanley Cup, Olympic and world championship victories.

97.1 The Ticket–01/28/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 11: Goalie Jimmy Howard #35 (C) of the Detroit Red Wings reacts as time expires iin the game with the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on January 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Red Wings won 3-1. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Red Wings And US Goalie Howard Out At Least A Week

Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard has been ruled out for at least a week after injuring his left knee again.

97.1 The Ticket–01/21/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: A mad scramble in front of Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Toronto Maple Leafs leads to a snow storrm in the second period during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bozak’s Goal Lifts Leafs To 3-2 SO Win Over Wings

A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey.

97.1 The Ticket–01/01/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 02: Jonathan Ericsson #52 and Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrate a first period goal by Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings in front of Drew Stafford #21 of the Buffalo Sabres at Joe Louis Arena on October 2, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings Open With 2-1 Win Over Sabres

Pavel Datsyuk and Mikael Samuelsson scored 36 seconds apart midway through the first period and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Wednesday night in the season-opener for both teams.

97.1 The Ticket–10/02/2013

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)

Mike Babcock: ‘When You’re On A Streak, You’ve Got To Respect That Streak’

After a breathtaking game that had his team taking the playoffs series lead, a jocular Red Wings coach Mike Babcock called into the Stoney and Bill show on 97.1 The Ticket to discuss the team’s sudden success.

CBS Detroit–05/24/2013

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