Mike Babcock Biography

Michael "Mike" Babcock, Jr. is a Canadian professional ice hockey head coach of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and former player. Babcock was born in Manitouwadge, Ontario in 1963. As of November 2014, he is the only coach to gain entry to the Triple Gold Club, guiding his Red Wings to the Stanley Cup in 2008, as well as leading Team Canada to gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in 2004. Babcock is the only coach to win five national or international titles, guiding Canada to gold at the IIHF World Junior Championships in 1997 and the University of Lethbridge to the CIS University Cup in 1994. Babcock also led Team Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympics, successfully defending their gold medal. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Mike Babcock
Nationality:
Canada
Profession:
Coach
Date of Birth:
April 29, 1963 (57)
Astrological Sign:
Taurus
Mike Babcock Timeline
  • 2002-05-22
    Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
  • 2005-07-15
    After declining an offer to remain with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings
  • 2009-06-24
    Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)
  • 2013-07-22
    Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the second team, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)
  • 2014-04-08
    Mike Babcock wins his 414th career game as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, becoming the winningest coach in Red Wings history (passing Jack Adams)
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Mike Babcock. (2020). The HistoryHop.com website. Retrieved 6:54am UTC, May 29, 2020, from historyhop.com/famous-people/mike-babcock/bio.

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Mike Babcock. [Internet]. 2020. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: historyhop.com/famous-people/mike-babcock/bio [Accessed 29 May 2020].

MLA Style

"Mike Babcock." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2020. Web. 29 May 2020.

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