On Tuesday, August 15, Mike Babcock made an in-studio appearance on the Common Man and Tbone radio show on 97.1 The Fan in Columbus, also the radio affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets. Babcock was questioned by the hosts for the better part of a 15 minute segment on topics ranging from his treatment of players to his stints in college and what he learned to the Blue Jackets’ roster and accountability. Here are some takeaways from Babcock’s recent media appearance.
First Takeaway: Babcock thought he was finished, and his time in college helped change his mindset
Babcock admitted he thought his career in hockey was over after his departure from the Toronto Maple Leafs – when asked point blank if he thought he was done, his response was “Oh yeah.