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Wednesday Mashup: Lightning – Rangers going 7

Wednesday Reading:Anthony Petrielli: Exploring Mike Babcock's Systems - MLHS This is not the first time Mike Babcock has been in charge of a team in transition, though.  We can look back to see what he...

Exploring Mike Babcock’s Systems

The common sentiment around the Toronto Maple Leafs' hiring of Mike Babcock is, “good coach, bad team”—and it is tough to argue against that. This is not the first time Mike Babcock has been in charge of a team...

Sam Carrick Signed to 1 year deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed pending restricted free agent Sam Carrick to a one-year deal. From the Toronto Marlies: Carrick, 23, collected two points (one goal, one assist) and nine penalty minutes in 16 regular...

Attempting to quantify Mike Babcock’s on-ice impact

There are potentially a number of impacts that the Mike Babcock signing could have on the Toronto Maple Leafs, including off-ice impacts such as free agent recruitment. We already heard yesterday that Cody Franson believes...

Cody Franson: “100%. I hope Toronto is in the mix”

Cody Franson hopes that the Toronto Maple Leafs make him an offer to come back this off-season.

Report: Jim Hiller to join Mike Babcock on Leafs new coaching staff

According to Ansar Khan of Michigan Live, assistant coach Jim Hiller will join Mike Babcock on the Maple Leafs coaching staff next season. Some management groups, upon hiring a new head coach, allow the new...
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What’s next for the Leafs front office?

One of yesterday's emerging factors in the Maple Leafs winning the Babcock sweepstakes was the level of respect Mike Babcock has for Leafs Director of Player Personnel Mark Hunter as a hockey man and...

Friday Mashup: Hell of a Few Days

Was there a hockey game last night? You've got to love how disruptive the Maple Leafs can be.There was TSN posting a lengthy clip of Mike Babcock's plane touching down early in the morning. There was...
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Mike Babcock on Hockey Central with George Stroumboulopoulos

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock sits down with George Stroumboulopoulos to talk about his decision to come to Toronto, his style of coaching, his relationship with Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken...

Mike Babcock on analytics, making the Leafs an attractive destination, and much more

A great interview with the Leafs' new General, Mike Babcock, on Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown and Arash Madani. Transcript below.If Shanahan wasn’t here, would you have come? What’s it like answering to...
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Mike Babcock Post-Conference Media Scrum

Mike Babcock speaks with members of the media following Thursday's press conference.

Brendan Shanahan: “One thing I admire about Mike Babcock is his ability to coach...

Brendan Shanahan joined Hockey Central at Noon to discuss the hiring of Mike Babcock.Advice for Babcock dealing with this market: I think that Mike obviously is an experienced guy, he’s been in the Stanley Cup...

Jim Paliafito added to Toronto Maple Leafs front office

The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to pull brain trust from the talent pool in the OHL, adding Jim Paliafito of the Saganaw Spirit to the front office in the role of Director of Player Evaluation. Mark...

Mike Babcock Press Conference Video & Transcript

Mike Babcock has been officially introduced as the 30th coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Full transcript and complete video of his introductory press conference below. Mike Babcock's opening remarks: I too would like to thank Ken...

News and Notes: Mike Babcock Fever

What a day in Leafland. It wasn't exactly a Clarkson trade-level blindside news bomb, but even best-in-the-biz Bob McKenzie gave the Leafs zero chance at landing Mike Babcock 24 hours ago, as it appears only...
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Toronto Maple Leafs to name Mike Babcock as Head Coach

Mike Babcock is set to become the next head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Babcock is flying into Toronto tomorrow morning, when he's expected to put pen to paper on a long-term, unprecedentedly expensive contract with the Maple...
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Wednesday Mashup: Maple Leafs hire Lindsay Hofford, Final Hours of Babcock Watch

Maple Leafs hire Lindsay Hofford The Leafs officially added former London Knights director of scouting Lindsay Hofford to their amateur scouting department yesterday. Hofford will be one of Mark Hunter's guys and also has a connection...

Bob McKenzie on Maple Leafs GM & Head Coach Search, Mike Babcock’s final decision

From Tuesday's TSN Drive segment, Bob McKenzie talks about the Leafs GM and coaching searches as well as the final day of Babcock Watch. On where the Maple Leafs stand in their search for a...
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Toronto Marlies shuffle coaching staff

Toronto Maple Leafs' Assistant General Manager Kyle Dubas announced changes to the Toronto Marlies coaching staff on Tuesday as Gord Dineen will not return as head coach. Dineen however has been offered a position to...