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MIKE BABCOCK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mike Babcock denies report stating he signed a contract extension

There have been plenty of rumors circulating over the last few months surrounding Mike Babcock’s future. The most recent came from the Windsor Star which stated Babcock was about to sign a contract extension to remain with the Detroit Red Wings. Considering all of the rumors/reports/speculation we’ve seen suggesting the seasoned coach is on his way out, the news came as a surprise...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Babcock refutes reports of imminent contract extension with Wings

DETROIT -- With the Red Wings sitting in first place, it seems like an ideal time to get coach Mike Babcock to sign a contract extension. But although TSN's Darren Dreger said on TV Wednesday night that the Wings would make Babcock the highest paid NHL coach in the immediate future, Babcock refuted those reports after Thursday's practice. "I got a ton of texts this morning. My phone...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock close to signing extension with Red Wings

For months now, rumors had been swirling regarding the fate of Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Backcock. Would he re-sign? Would he leave to take another NHL job? Would he head off to the University of Michigan? You name the rumor and it probably involved Babcock. Well all of that can seemingly be put […] The post Mike Babcock close to signing extension with Red Wings appeared...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wings, Babcock pleasantly surprised with strong start

DETROIT -- Even coach Mike Babcock is pleasantly surprised at the Red Wings' success so far. At 28 games into the season, the Wings are tied for second in the league with 39 points (Anaheim has 41 in 29 games) and are second in the Atlantic Division to Tampa Bay. The Lightning have the same number of points but have one more win in regulation. Babcock was asked whether he has a better...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings weekly: Win #500 for Babcock

The Detroit Red Wings (17-6-5) continue to rack up the points with ease. After dropping their first game this week to the Florida Panthers 4-3, they rattled off three consecutive victories to thrust them to the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Here’s a look back at the week that was before previewing what’s up next. The Plus/Minus Babcock’s regular season coaching...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Leafs inquired about Mike Babcock

It looks as though Mike Babcock could be a hot commodity on the free agent market this NHL offseason. The Detroit Red Wings head coach reportedly turned down an extension from the team, and he might already have received another offer. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reported Friday that the Toronto Maple Leafs inquired about Babcock’s status during a call with the Red Wings earlier...
Via NESN.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Red Wings’ Mike Babcock Rejects ‘Firm Offer’ To Stay With Team

Mike Babcock will be getting plenty of phone calls from suitors when his contract with the Detroit Red Wings expires at the end of this season. The Red Wings, however, want to make sure that doesn’t happen and reportedly have sent at least one “firm offer” for him to stay in Detroit. According to The Hockey News, Babcock has turned down the offer. Publicly, Babcock and general...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock is not answering questions about his future

Where will Mike Babcock coach beyond 2014-15? That’s the question everyone has been asking and Babcock is tired of talking about the matter. Following his team’s morning skate, the Red Wings announced he will not be answering any questions regarding his coaching plans for the future. Interestingly, Babcock post-morning skate presser began with Wings PR guy saying Babcock not...
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October 17, 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
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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