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GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 06: Nicklas Lidstrom #5 of the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on February 6, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Caught On Film At The Nick Lidstrom Retirement Presser

Thursday morning was the announcement that Wings fans everywhere dreaded; the retirement of Nick Lidstrom.

97.1 The Ticket–05/31/2012

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28:  Head coach Mike Babcock and assistant coach Paul MacLean of the Detroit Red Wings watch play against the Phoenix Coyotes during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on October 28, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Babcock Hopes Red Wings Make Splash In Free Agency

The Detroit Red Wings have slipped from being regarded as an elite NHL team, getting knocked out of the playoffs in the first round after consecutive second-round exits.

97.1 The Ticket–04/23/2012

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 19: Head coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on January 19, 2011 in Glendale, Arizona. The Red Wings defeated the Coyotes 3-2 in an overtime shoot out. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Babcock Optimistic About Wings In Game 5

The coach also discussed his routine for the night before a game in Nashville, which might surprise you. Turns out hockey and country music do mix.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2012

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 11:  Tomas Holmstrom #96 of the Detroit Red Wings gets position in front of goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 11, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Red Wings-Predators Preview 4-13-12

Detroit coach Mike Babcock says he worked out any ill feelings over Nashville defenseman Shea Weber being fined for slamming Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass at the end of Game 1.

97.1 The Ticket–04/13/2012

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Babcock: No Detroit Penalties In Game 2 Vs Preds

Detroit coach Mike Babcock says he worked out any ill feelings over Nashville defenseman Shea Weber being fined for slamming Henrik Zetterberg’s head into the glass at the end of Game 1.

97.1 The Ticket–04/12/2012

Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings (File Photo/Getty Images)

Babcock Says Darren Helm Will Play Vs Predators

Detroit coach Mike Babcock says center Darren Helm is playing Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Red Wings’ playoff series against the Nashville Predators.

97.1 The Ticket–04/11/2012

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Playoff Bound Wings Draw Enthusiastic Crowd At DEC

Wings Head Coach Mike Babcock told the crowd that he thinks the Wings have the best chance for a cup that they’ve had since 2009.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/27/2012

EDMONTON, CANADA - NOVEMBER 5: Mike Babcock, Brad McCrimmon of the Detroit Red Wings skates against the Edmonton Oilers on November 5, 2010 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Dale MacMillan/Getty Images)

Wings May Try To Acquire Gritty Forward

If the Red Wings don’t make a move by Monday’s trading deadline, coach Mike Babcock will feel good about his team heading into the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–02/27/2012

Head Coach Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings. (File Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Wings’ Mike Babcock Wants ‘A New Facility, No Question’

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock joined Stoney & Bill with Sara this morning

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2012

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28:  Head coach Mike Babcock and assistant coach Paul MacLean of the Detroit Red Wings watch play against the Phoenix Coyotes during their NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on October 28, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan.(Photo By Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Trade Talk Overheard At Wings Practice

Thursday afternoon was a big day for news as far as the Detroit Red Wings are concerned.

97.1 The Ticket–02/16/2012

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