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Mike Babcock wants Wings to spend

Updated: April 22, 2012, 10:01 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings have slipped from being regarded as an elite NHL team, to getting knocked out of the playoffs in the first round after consecutive second-round exits.

Just three years ago, the team was a win away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions and seemed set up to sustain the success it and its fans have gotten used to for a couple decades.

Detroit coach Mike Babcock believes a splash-making summer could restore the franchise's glory.

"We have tons ...

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