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6 most overrated coaches in hockey

12up Logo By Sam Britt of 12up | Slide 1 of 6: Babcock is hailed as the greatest coach in the NHL. Yet the Maple Leafs have struggled in many key areas, mainly suppressing shots and holding leads. He was out coached by Bruce Cassidy in the first round of last year's playoffs. Many would think the "far and away best coach in the NHL" would realize how bad of an idea it is to anchor Auston Matthews with fourth line grinders.

Mike Babcock

Babcock is hailed as the greatest coach in the NHL. Yet the Maple Leafs have struggled in many key areas, mainly suppressing shots and holding leads. He was outcoached by Bruce Cassidy in the first round of last year's playoffs. Many would think the "far and away best coach in the NHL" would realize how bad of an idea it is to anchor Auston Matthews with fourth line grinders. 

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