• Mike Babcock: ‘I knew when Lou left, I was getting fired' by Maple Leafs

    1 day ago - By Sportsnet

    Mike Babcock says he wasn't surprised when he was fired by the Toronto Maple Leafs in November 2019, and that he had a hunch it was coming after seeing Lou Lamoriello leave the organization.
    “It wasn't shocking to me. I knew when Lou left, I was getting fired,” Babcock said in an interview with Christine Simpson, which will air during Wednesday Night Hockey on Sportsnet ahead of a game between the Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames. “... The bottom line is, I really believe it's important that every general manager and every coach have their manager and their coach, their guy. And that wasn't...
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