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.He became the first coach to win five national or international titles, including a gold medal coaching for Canada in the 2010 Winter Olympics.He coached Aaron Downey to a Stanley Cup victory with the Detroit Red Wings.BEFORE FAME
He played hockey at McGill University, where he was named captain.PERSONAL LIFE
He and his wife Maureen have 3 children.Historical Events in the Life of Mike Babcock
2002-5-22 Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
2005-7-15 After declining an offer to remain with the Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Mike Babcock is named head coach of the Detroit Red Wings
2013-7-22 Mike Babcock is again named head coach of Team Canada, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)
2014-4-8 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)
Coach Mike Babcock were born on Monday, birthstone is Diamond, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Rabbite, it is 118 days until Mike Babcock next birthday.