NHL: Babcock “Unsure” About Return to Coaching

In case you were wondering, Mike Babcock isn’t sure if he’ll coach again in the National Hockey League. That’s one of a few takeaways from Babcock’s interview with Pierre LeBrun in The Athletic, published Tuesday, and it comes after about a year of radio silence. “I don’t know the answer to that,” Babcock said. “It’sContinue reading “NHL: Babcock “Unsure” About Return to Coaching”

NHL: With His Rep in Tatters, Will Babcock Coach Again?

With the National Hockey League on the verge of producing a “code of conduct” to pertain to matters between coaches and players, the focus has shifted to individual cases. That’s put the future of one Mike Babcock in question. The former coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been in the news an awful lotContinue reading “NHL: With His Rep in Tatters, Will Babcock Coach Again?”

Maple Leafs: Keefe Puts His Stamp on Toronto with Saturday Win

The Toronto Maple Leafs seem to be doing well with Chief Keefe. On Saturday, they solidified things with a win in Sheldon Keefe’s first game at home behind the bench of the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a 2-1 victory in overtime against the Buffalo Sabres and goalie Frederik Andersen got the nod. Andersen’s startContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Keefe Puts His Stamp on Toronto with Saturday Win”

Maple Leafs: Mike Babcock Fired

The Toronto Maple Leafs made it official and announced the firing of head coach Mike Babcock on Wednesday. Sheldon Keefe will be serving as the new head coach. “Today, we made the decision to relieve Mike Babcock of his coaching duties and named Sheldon Keefe our new head coach,” Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan said.Continue reading “Maple Leafs: Mike Babcock Fired”

Maple Leafs: Vegas Deals Toronto Sixth Straight Loss

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued their death spiral Tuesday, with a 4-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights punctuating what’s been a very tough run. Toronto has lost six straight. On Tuesday, they coughed up the first goal for the 18th time in 23 games. Starting from the bottom may work for some, but thisContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Vegas Deals Toronto Sixth Straight Loss”