Mike Babcock will have to wait for another NHL coaching gig

Former Detroit Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock will have to wait for another NHL head coaching gig. Embed from Getty Images He had been listed as a “legitimate” candidate for the Washington Capitals head coaching position after interviewing for the formerly vacated position. The Capitals announced that veteran head coach and 2006 Stanley Cup … Read more

Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman’s next best coaching option is still available

It wasn’t exactly music to the ears of Detroit Red Wings fans everywhere when they heard the news that highly coveted free-agent coaching candidate Gerard Gallant interviewed with the New Jersey Devils to become their next bench boss. Embed from Getty Images Gallant and the Red Wings have a history, particularly involving now-GM Steve Yzerman. … Read more

Eight NHL coaches have been fired this season – Jeff Blashill isn’t one of them

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This certainly won’t please anyone hoping for a chance behind the Detroit Red Wings bench. Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau was handed his walking papers earlier this week, making him the astonishingly eighth NHL bench boss that’s been fired this season. And yet, Jeff Blashill remains in charge of the NHL’s worst team. Embed … Read more

A prime coaching candidate for the Detroit Red Wings just became available

For Detroit Red Wings fans looking for their team to make a change at the head coaching position, a prime candidate just became available. Embed from Getty Images The Nashville Predators just announced that they’ve relieved head coach Peter Laviolette of his duties, along with assistant coach Kevin McCarthy. The Predators are viewed as Stanley … Read more