Mike Babcock

NHL Coach Mike Babcock Full Name: Mike Babcock
Nationality: Canadian

Profession: NHL Coach
Why Famous: One of the winningest coaches in hockey history, he is the only coach to gain entry to the Triple Gold Club: winning the Stanley Cup in 2008, Olympic Gold in 2010 and 2014, and the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in 2004. He is the only coach to win five national or international titles.

Born: April 29, 1963 (53 years old)
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manitouwadge, Ontario, Canada

Historical Events in the Life of Mike Babcock

  • 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 again named head coach of Team Canada, 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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