With the Toronto Maple Leafs winning the Mike Babcock sweepstakes, teams looking for a new head coach are now moving onto their next option, and that might be good news for former Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma.
Even before the Penguins hired Mike Johnston to be their next head coach following Dan Bylsma, there was speculation that they would still pursue Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock once he became available.
Nick Cotsonika of Yahoo! Sports talked about the Jim Rutherford hire and other Penguins offseason moves with Bob Pompeani.
Tribune-Review Pens beat writer Rob Rossi joined Starkey and Mueller to talk about the hiring of Rutherford, but also spoke about his search for the teams next head coach adding that, based off the attributes Rutherford said he is looking for in his next head coach, current Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock fits the bill.
Kypreos offers a diagnosis for Sidney Crosby’s struggles and explains why Mike Babcock isn’t coming to Pittsburgh, at least not this year
An ornery-sounding Red Wings coach Mike Babcock tore down his team’s play, ripped into the opposing team’s goalie, and got up in arms over an innocuous comment.