Mike Babcock

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings drops down to stop a shot by Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Goalie Carousel Continues For Red Wings; Team Hopes To Build On Thursday’s Game

“I think we’ll see what our group’s made of these last five games,” Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader said Friday.

CBS Detroit–04/03/2015

UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 29: Cal Clutterbuck #15 of the New York Islanders scores at 3:57 of the second period against Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 29, 2015 in Uniondale, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goalie Questions Persist For Red Wings

“When you wake up today, you play the guy and the players that you think give you the best chance to win that night,” Holland said.

CBS Detroit–03/30/2015

Jimmy Howard (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) FILE

Howard Not Happy At Being Benched; Mrazek Says Howard Still Number One Goaltender

I want to be out there every single night, but Coach feels like I don’t deserve it,” Howard said Friday.

CBS Detroit–03/27/2015

SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 19: Goaltender Petr Mrazek #34 of the Detroit Red Wings drops down to stop a shot by Jonathan Huberdeau #11 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 19, 2015 in Sunrise, Florida. The Panthers defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Howard Pulled After First Period In Loss; Mrazek Will Start Saturday

The starting goaltender job of the Detroit Red Wings appears to be up for grabs.

CBS Detroit–03/27/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 26:  Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings in action against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on February 26, 2015 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Datsyuk Out For Next Two Games With Lower-Body Injury

Babcock said Datsyuk will not make the trip to Florida, where the Red Wings will play two games in the next two days.

CBS Detroit–03/18/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after loosing his challenge of a call in the second inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Says Losses Of Scherzer, Suh ‘Disheartening’ For Fans

As a fan long before he was a player and manager, Ausmus can see how fans might be upset at the recent departures of Scherzer and Suh.

CBS Detroit–03/10/2015

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)

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–03/03/2015

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

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