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

Former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock regrets treating Johan Franzen the way he did

One of the most successful head coaches of the modern NHL era, Babcock guided the upstart Mighty Ducks of Anaheim to within one game of the 2003 Stanley Cup championship. Following his hiring by the Red Wings in 2005, he proceeded to win a total of 458 games in the Motor City that included four … Read more

Top moments of Detroit Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin’s career…so far (VIDEO)

History was made today as the Detroit Red Wings announced that forward Dylan Larkin has officially succeeded the retired Henrik Zetterberg as the 37th captain in team history. As he enters his 6th NHL season, Larkin has enjoyed several personal successes on the ice for a team that hasn’t enoyed too many in recent years. … Read more

Former Red Wings coach Mike Babcock hired as an analyst for NBC

Former Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock has officially landed new employment, though it’s not behind an NHL bench. After NBC announced that analyst Mike Milbury would not be returning to the network after 14 years, Babcock was announced as one of several new hires that include the likes of former players Ryan Callahan … Read more

Detroit’s Martin Lapointe TKO’s Toronto’s Kris King with single punch (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Martin Lapointe was as tough as they come. Not only did he score timely playoff goals, but he absolutely knew how to throw his weight around, and dropped the gloves to stand up for himself and his teammates. Embed from Getty Images Let’s throw it back to an Original 6 … Read more

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

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

Maple Leafs acquire 1st round draft pick from Penguins in exchange for F Kasperi Kapanen

The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a multi-player swap with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday, sending forward Kasperi Kapanen, Pontus Aberg and defenseman Jesper Lindgren in exchange for Evan Rodrigues, Filip Hallander and David Warsofsky. However, the biggest part of the acquisition going back to Toronto is Pittsburgh’s 1st round selection in the 2020 Draft … 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

Detroit Red Wings/Toronto Maple Leafs ‘NHL Colour Swap’ jerseys are unsettling [Photo]

Ok, there comes a point when certain people have way too much time on their hands and what you are about to see is a perfect example of that. Take a look at these Detroit Red Wings/Toronto Maple Leafs ‘NHL Colour Swap’ jerseys. Or don’t!!! Something seems a little off here..😬🤫 #mondaymood …..#nhl #colouswap #mapleleafs … Read more

Flashback: Detroit’s Darryl Bootland fights Toronto’s Darcy Tucker, then mocks him from penalty box (VIDEO)

Former Detroit Red Wings forward Darryl Bootland sure knew how to rack up the penalty minutes. After all, he compiled nearly 1,000 in three years with the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. He didn’t see too much time in the NHL, but when he did, he was mostly in the box. Let’s throw it back to … Read more

Flashback: Kris Draper scores winner at Alumni Game after scuffle (VIDEO)

Usually, an alumni game between two teams features friendly competition, but former Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs forwards Kris Draper and Gary Roberts must not have gotten the memo! The two veteran NHL forwards nearly got into a scuffle in the Alumni matchup between the Red Wings and Maple Leafs prior to the … Read more

Red Wings and Maple Leafs massive line brawl during 1993 Playoffs (VIDEO)

We’re throwing it back to the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs and the classic Original 6 matchup between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs that saw the end of Game 2 start to get out of hand. The Maple Leafs were frustrated at having been blown out in two straight games at Joe Louis … Read more

Flashback: Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert’s interview on “Hockey Night in Canada”

Former Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert was known for using his fists on the ice, but he was always good for a sound byte! Let’s throw it back to the 1992-93 Season – the Red Wings visited the Toronto Maple Leafs, and Probert appeared during the intermission segment with Hockey Night in Canada‘s Ron … Read more

Red Wings’ Dylan Larkin scores highlight-reel OT winner vs. Maple Leafs (VIDEO)

The Detroit Red Wings were scheduled to play the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight before the spread of coronavirus caused the pausing of gameplay. And while Detroit had already had the unfortunate distinction of having clinched the NHL’s worst record, they still had the chance to play spoiler and deal another blow to Toronto’s chances. At … Read more

Detroit Red Wings enforcer Bob Probert headbutts Maple Leafs’ Bob McGill [Video]

While browsing Amazon Prime Video last night for something to keep my mind off the damn coronavirus, I came across “Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story.” Though I had seen the documentary before, I had totally forgotten about the clip of when Bob Probert headbutted a player to the ice. In the video which you … Read more