I'm looking forward to Blashill taking over the Wings. Considering he coached most of the team in GR, he's the right man for the job.
As for Babcock, thanks for the 10 years, but it's time for both sides to move on. Goood luck in Toronto, you'll need it. I don't think the majority of the fans and media in Toronto are aware this rebuild will take 10 years. The media is saying they'll be bad for a couple years. A COUPLE? They have nothing, it's like taking over an expansion team. They're going to have to bottom out for 5 years to go anywhere. The media and fans need to leave Babcock alone, but I doubt they will. In 3 years they'll probably demand he be fired.
Other then the guaranteed money, I think this is a horrible decision by Babcock.