Those who attended the annual NHL Coaches’ Association Global Coaches Clinic in Dallas last year were given quite a treat. A trio of established bench bosses with a combined 35 years of NHL head coaching experience, Mike Babcock, Todd McLellan, and Bill Peters shared their wisdom with coaches on hand.
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Mike Babcock’s office is just as you’d imagine it. It’s organized. There doesn’t appear to be a single item out of place. His desk at the team’s practice facility in Toronto’s west end is dotted with notebooks, loose sheets of paper covered in plastic, a book, and pictures of his family. It’s what you’d expect for the uber-prepared, hard-charging head coach of the Maple Leafs.
Jason Neville says he had a “fabulous” experience working with NHL coaches at the Humboldt Broncos selection camp on the weekend.