Found October 11, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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from Ansar Khan of Mlive, The season is barely one week old, but Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock has seen enough to conclude something needs to be changed. Perhaps a couple of lines will be shuffled. Maybe there will be one or two lineup changes. Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes at Joe Louis Arena set off an early season alarm. “That’s not good enough for us. We weren’t good enough in any way,'' Babcock said. “We’ll have to look at our power play and everybody and what we’re doing. Obviously, we didn’t do a very good job as a coaching staff, because we weren’t prepared tonight.'' continued added 9:25am, from Bob Duff of the Windsor Star, Continue reading "What Changes Can Babcock Make?"
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