Former NHL All-Star Jeff O’Neill rips Mike Babcock with scathing comments

It’s no secret that former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock has an impressive coaching resume. However, his career came under scrutiny following his dismissal by the Toronto Maple Leafs last season. Multiple reports from former (and current) players painted Babcock in a less-than-flattering light regarding his treatment of them and coaching style. One … Read more

Mike Babcock a “legitimate” candidate to land new head coaching gig

Former Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock could very well soon have himself a new NHL address. Embed from Getty Images According to a report from SportsNet, he’s interviewed with the Washington Capitals for their head coaching position. Washington dismissed coach Todd Reirden earlier this week following a second straight … Read more

Vermont compares newly hired advisor and ex-Red Wings coach Mike Babcock to Bill Belichick and Phil Jackson

Former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock has landed a new gig after eight months off after being fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs last November. He’s taken a job as a volunteer advisor for the University of Vermont hockey program. And let’s just say they’re full of praise for him, especially head coach … Read more

Akim Aliu says former Red Wings assistant Bill Peters deserves a second chance

Former Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Bill Peters resigned as head coach of the Calgary Flames late last year after reports surfaced of past racial insensitivity towards a former player. Embed from Getty Images Nigerian-born defenseman Akim Aliu alleged that Peters used racial slurs against him when the two were with the AHL’s Rockford Ice … Read more

Former Red Wing Nicklas Lidstrom responds to allegations against Mike Babcock

Former Detroit Red Wings defenseman and captain Nicklas Lidstrom is regarded as one of the greatest – if not the greatest – blue liner of all time in the National Hockey League. A 12-time All-Star, seven-time Norris Trophy winner, Conn Smythe Trophy winner, and four-time Stanley Cup champion….does it get better than that? Lidstrom is … Read more

Ex-Red Wing Brendan Shanahan unaware of allegations against Mike Babcock before Maple Leafs hire

It’s been a whirlwind for former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock, who was dismissed by the Toronto Maple Leafs last month after the team full of offensive talent was clearly underachieving. Almost immediately after Babcock’s firing in Toronto, multiple reports began to surface about his treatment of his former players. Former Red Wings … Read more