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Mike Babcock to coach again

Updated: July 22, 2013, 11:32 PM ET
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CALGARY, Alberta -- Mike Babcock will return as coach of Canada's Olympic hockey team.

The Detroit Red Wings coach will have the St. Louis Blues' Ken Hitchcock, Dallas Stars' Lindy Ruff and Boston Bruins' Claude Julien as assistants at next year's Sochi Games, Hockey Canada announced Monday.

Julien is the only newcomer to the staff that led Canada to a gold medal at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. He replaces Jacques Lemaire.

Babcock coached the Red Wings to a Stanley Cup ...

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