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Babcock coaches baking, talks cookie strategy with Maple Leafs, press

For annual visit to children's hospital, man in charge makes sure team executes in kitchen

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Mike Babcock is an elite hockey coach, but apparently he can help the Toronto Maple Leafs improve in the kitchen too.

The coach schooled his team on the process of making the best chocolate-chip cookie as part of their annual visit to The Hospital for Sick Children on Monday.

Tweet from @680NEWS: Tonight on CityNews: A behind-the-scenes look at the next #SickKidsVS commercial featuring the @MapleLeafs and Coach Babcock. @stellaacquisto pic.twitter.com/CzyTrzXQFK

The trip to SickKids is part of Maple Leafs annual tradition of visiting the Toronto-based children's hospital around the holidays, making spirits brighter for those in need. They even indulged the children in playing some hockey: air hockey, bubble hockey and video-game hockey.

Tweet from @MapleLeafs: A @MapleLeafs tradition, the team visited @sickkids today. pic.twitter.com/nxif2IF0vh

Tweet from @MapleLeafs: Who's up for some air hockey? pic.twitter.com/Hv5ed8o0vw

Tweet from @MapleLeafs: Everyone's ready for video games. pic.twitter.com/DgiJcnAfIq

After coaching up his boys, it was time for the post game interview. Babcock then broke down the process of what makes the best cookie with City TV in Toronto.

Tweet from @680NEWS: Tonight on CityNews: Coach Babcock gets serious about baking cookies as the Maple Leafs lend a hand at The Hospital for Sick Children https://t.co/qCje7PHmHm @sickkids @MapleLeafs @stellaacquisto #SickKidsVS pic.twitter.com/9CC3zOBvgX

With Babcock at the helm, you'd have to believe the cookie strategy was executed flawlessly.

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