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Mike Babcock

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,...

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...

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman introduces mandatory diversity training

The NHL has been hit hard by recent stories of coaching abuse, from Bill Peters to Mike Babcock to Marc Crawford. Former Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Bill Peters resigned from the Calgary Flames last month after reports surfaced...

Former Red Wings legend Darren McCarty gives unfiltered interview about playing for Mike Babcock [Video]

Ever since news broke that the Toronto Maple Leafs had fired head coach Mike Babcock, the flood gates have opened and plenty of former players have come out bashing him for how he treated players. http://gty.im/1148953906 One former Detroit Red Wings...

Darren McCarty says Mike Babcock cost Detroit Red Wings a Stanley Cup

With all of the former players who have recently spoken out about what a jerk Mike Babcock was when they played for him, it’s pretty safe to say the Detroit Red Wings former coach will be getting coal in...

Following controversies, NHL to introduce code of conduct

The NHL has been in the headlines following a slew of controversies involving coaches including Mike Babcock and Bill Peters. And now, an official code of conduct is forthcoming. https://twitter.com/eq_nhl/status/1202498485611892738?s=20 According to NHL Insider Elliott Friedman, discussions are ongoing. Additionally, he notes...

Ex-Red Wings GM Ken Holland weighs in on Mike Babcock controversies

Ever since former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock was dismissed by the Toronto Maple Leafs last month, there have been stories coming out from his former players of his conduct with their respective teams. And that conduct...

Former Detroit Red Wing Chris Chelios admits to chugging beers after being benched by Mike Babcock

If you followed the career (and post-career) of former Detroit Red Wings defensemen, Chris Chelios, you know he is more than willing to speak his mind. And some of that speaking is pretty darn hilarious! http://gty.im/791146 Well, Chelios recently joined Barstool...

Reporter says he was ‘verbally attacked’ by former Detroit Red Wings HC Mike Babcock

According to Andy Strickland, a rinkside reporter for Fox Sports Midwest, he was verbally attacked in 2007 by then Detroit Red Wings head coach, Mike Babcock. Strickland alleges he was up against a wall while Babcock screamed and pointed in...

Former Red Wing Johan Franzen: Mike Babcock is “the worst person I’ve ever met”

A stunning news report surfaced earlier in which former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Chris Chelios detailed an incident between former coach Mike Babcock and forward Johan Franzen, in which the former verbally abused the latter which led to a...
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