Michael Babcock Jr. is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach, most recently serving as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. He previously spent ten seasons as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, winning the Stanley Cup with them in 2008, and helping them to the Stanley Cup Playoffs every year during his tenure. He is the winningest coach in Red Wings history. He has also served as head coach of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, whom he led to the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals. Babcock was born in Manitouwadge, Ontario, and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As of February 2021, he is the only coach to gain entry to the Triple Gold Club. He guided the Red Wings to the Stanley Cup in 2008; he led Team Canada to gold at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships in 2004; and he led Team Canada to gold at both the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, and the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Babcock is the only coach to win six distinct national or international titles.
|Born:||April 29, 1963, Manitouwadge, Ontario, Canada|
|Nationality:||Canadian · American|
|Occupation:||Ice hockey coach|
About Mike Babcock
Legendary hockey coach who led the Detroit Red Wings to a Stanley Cup Championship in 2008 and became the franchise's all-time leader in career wins. In 2015, he was named head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Mike Babcock Before Fame
He played hockey at McGill University, where he was named captain.
Achievement of Mike Babcock
He became the first coach to win five national or international titles, including a gold medal coaching for Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Mike Babcock Family Life
He and his wife Maureen have 3 children.
Associations of Mike Babcock
Information related to Mike Babcock
- Kelowna Wings players
- McGill Redmen ice hockey players
- Order of Hockey in Canada recipients
- Anaheim Ducks coaches
- Triple Gold Club
- Detroit Red Wings coaches
- Toronto Maple Leafs coaches
- Saskatoon Blades players
- Sportspeople from Saskatoon
- University of Saskatchewan alumni