Babcock sure has come a long way, writes Gregg Drinnan. Drinnan remembers Babcock long ago coaching junior in Moose Jaw where he was already a stickler for details:
And how do you think Babcock learned the importance of details? He did it in places like Moose Jaw where he did a turn as general manager and head coach of the Warriors.Awesome stuff from one of the most underrated hockey blogs out there.
He did it while arranging things like Bikini Night. Yes, Bikini Night!
The Bikini Night contestants — they actually were ‘professional models’ out of Calgary — had goosebumps on their goosebumps as they paraded onto the ice surface during the intermissions.
"On these bodies," I wrote in the Regina Leader-Post, "there were goosebumps on the goosebumps. We’re talking big, big, big goosebumps . . . let’s get-out-of-here-and-find-some-heat kind of goosebumps."