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Mike Babcock On His Contract

from Craig Custance of ESPN, This summer, Holland signed a four-year contract extension with the Red Wings clearing another obstacle for a new deal with the coach. The Holland extension has done little to move along Babcock’s, which takes us to a question that hasn’t been raised all too often during these months of non-negotiations: What goes into Babcock’s decision?...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Babcock to discuss new contract

Mike Babcock expresses himself on the Detroit Red Wings bench. Courtesy of By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) Earlier this summer, Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock created a stir when he made statements about signing an extension with the team. At the time, Babcock indicated that he might go year-to-year with Detroit or that he would consider coaching with Red Berenson...
Via The Hockey Guys
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsnet’s Fox annotates Red Wings coach Mike Babcock’s interview on The Fan 590

So Red Wings coach Mike Babcock spoke with The Fan 590's Brady and Walker Show this morning... And as you might imagine, Sportsnet's Luke Fox annotated the interview, including a quote that pour napalm on the whole, "Babcock might leave Detroit!" rumor mill: Continue reading "Sportsnet’s Fox annotates Red Wings coach Mike Babcock’s interview on The Fan 590"
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings' Mike Babcock 'comfortable' as contract talks approach

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said he expects to meet with general manager Ken Holland and discuss a new contract this month. “If we get something done in September, great,” said Babcock, who is entering the final year of his contract. “But if we don’t. ... We’ll find a way to work something out over time, but I’m not all wound up about this one bit. I’m real comfortable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings Office and Babcock to Talk Extension This Month

With the October 9th season opener rapidly approaching, the Red Wings organization have turn their attention to head coach Mike Babcock, who is entering the last year of his current coaching contract with the team. The team recently signed general manager Ken Holland to an extension, locking up the spot for the foreseeable future, and now are reportedly ready to do the same with...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Nick Lidstrom Turned Down Babcock

As many know, Mike Babcock’s assistant coaching staff moved on this summer. Tom Renney left the organization when he was hired as president and chief executive officer of Hockey Canada. Shortly after, Detroit’s other assistant coach, Bill Peters, was hired as the new head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, after three seasons with the Red Wings, working primarily with Detroit’s...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock (mostly) discusses hockey and life philosophies in Saskatoon

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock appeared on News Talk 980's John Gormley show yesterday as he was in Saskatoon to promote a golf tournament raising funds for prostate cancer, and Babcock did address the fact that he would consider coaching a Canadian team like Toronto at some point--though Babcock stated that he loves where he's working, that he has a fantastic GM and that he...
Via Kukla's Korner
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings afternoon news: Buckets for Babcock and ‘what it’s all about’

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock spends a signifcant portion of his "free time" advocating for pediatric cancer charities like the Jeffrey Thomas Hayden Foundation, he hosts a family battling cancer at every home game, and it's rumored that Babcock tends to show up unannounced at Children's Hospital in Detroit and the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor to...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock: 'If you don’t want to be coached, don’t come here'

So you don’t like the way Mike Babcock coaches? You don’t like his aggressiveness or grind it out practices? Well the Red Wings coach has two words for ya… Okay maybe he doesn’t but during an interview with 105.1′s Ryan and Rico Thursday morning, Babcock was pretty candid when addressing the rumors that it was his coaching style supposedly keeping top-notch free agents...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock got yelled at by his wife for childbirth comments

Babcock apologized for Wed. comment Datsyuk & Kronwall should play b/c "their wives are giving birth. Not them." Was scolded by Mrs. Babcock — Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) April 24, 2014
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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