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The puffed-chest notion of entitlement—"It's pretty obvious it's the world's game," coach Mike Babcock said, "but we still think it's ours, and I'm a ...
Staring Down The End
Until Sunday, Mike Babcock's necktie probably was doing better than his team. The crimson tie he wore behind the Canadian bench at the ...
Well, almost. With a game devoid of weakness, Nicklas Lidstrom led the Detroit Red Wings to unprecedented first-half success. Will victories come that easily in the postseason?
Three NHL franchises took different routes to choosing a coach—driving up salaries and ushering in a new era in decision-making
It came out last week that Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski will make $9.7 million this year, likely making him the highest-paid coach in America. Here's how the leaders in other sports and a not-so-random selection of other coaches match up.
Same Time Next Year?
With hockey's two best teams set up to stay that way, a Penguins--Red Wings finals, rich with thickening subplots, could become a familiar event
VANCOUVER HAS THE BEST DAMN PESTS IN THE WEST
The 39-year-old Draper is a favorite of coach Mike Babcock, who has upped the center's ice time in April. "Draper plays hard, heavy minutes," ...
Why Good Teams FIGHT
With hockey's dark art making a comeback, star players have to be protected. Call it insurance or self-defense, but clubs are muscling up with a new breed of tough guy
Smell The Glove
What makes the postseason special? Well, there's the face washing, the mid-game stitches, the overtime IVs, the lying and the paranoia. Then there's the hard-core hockey
Just Ducky The astonishing play of goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere has lifted Anaheim into the Western Conference finals
and coach Mike Babcock, was splendid in the second half of the regular season but has turned into the French Resistance (circa 1941-44, not ...