Former Wing Boss Babcock Fired By Maple LeafsMaple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan flew to Arizona on Wednesday to break the news to Babcock along with general manager Kyle Dubas. Shanahan said that he felt he should be present as he hired Babcock in the spring of 2015.
Dylan Larkins Speed Downs Maple Leafs In OT, 5-4Dylan Larkin scored at 2:48 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings survived a blown three-goal lead in the third period to beat the Maple Leafs 5-4 and snap Toronto's five-game winning streak.
2015 Coaching Carousel Pays Off For Leafs, Oilers, ColumbusMike Babcock, John Tortorella and Todd McLellan have plenty in common these days.
Babcock Points To Past In Responding To Comments By CheliosLast week, Chris Chelios claimed that Mike Babcock and his hardline coaching style deterred veteran free agents from signing with the Red Wings during Babcock's tenure in Detroit.
Chelios Blasts Mike Babcock, Says Wings Might Lure Free Agents Now That He's GoneFans have heard rumblings for many years that there may have been tension between former Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock and the team's veteran players.
Jurco, Happier In More Creative System, Shedding 'Bad Habits' He Learned With Wings"I played that third-, fourth-line role so it's in me now. I have that bad habit sometimes to play safe and chip it in. When I played juniors (and) in the AHL, I was a creative player, so it takes a little while for me," Jurco said.
Mike Babcock: Continued Success Has Caught Up To Red WingsMike Babcock saw the writing on the wall.
Mike Babcock Grooming Auston Matthews To Play Like ZetterbergFor Matthews, the 19-year-old center of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the pathway to greatness follows that of two players he likely grew up watching, including the current Red Wings' captain.
Babcock Goes From Coaching Hockey's Best Team To NHL's Worst Mike Babcock talks and walks — or jogs after a morning skate or practice — like a man full of confidence.
Flags, Firings And A Fail Mary: Top Detroit Sports Stories Of 2015We saw hirings and firings, a teenager taking over hockey, a flurry of yellow flags, a Hail Mary, a botched punt and, oh yeah, the Red Wings still haven’t missed the playoffs.
Former Red Wing Mike Commodore Wants Mike Babcock To 'Get Hit By A Truck'Former Red Wing Mike Commodore isn't a fan of the former head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, Mike Babcock.
Stoney's Play Of The DayThe AL Wild Card game was as low scoring as expected, but I went away from the under and took the slight home dog Yankees.
Maple Leafs Banking On $50M Investment In Coach Mike BabcockMike Babcock slid a yellow legal pad to the right side of the desk in his modest, windowless office, put his head down and wrote down a phrase he had just heard without saying a word.
Johan Franzen Buys Gustav Nyquist Mike Babcock Sheets [PHOTO]In a photo on Franzen's Instagram page shows some custom made Mike Babcock sheets for his teammate Gustav Nyquist.
Good Not Good Enough For Blashill, Which Makes Him Perfect For Red WingsWhen Jeff Blashill left Western Michigan to take a position as an assistant with the Red Wings, his father did not understand the move.