Mike Babcock is straight rollin’ with the homies vs. Blackhawks [GIFs]

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock looks on during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center. The Wild defeated the Red Wings 3-2. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Detroit Red Wings head coach Mike Babcock doesn’t look like the type of guy who’d roll around with homies. Well, think again. (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

Coach Mike Babcock was trying to signal to the refs that Marian Hossa of the Chicago Blackhawks had taken a dive against his Red Wings in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series.

Whether or not he got the call is irrelevant — what is important is the wonderfully amazing GIF of him rollin’ like it ain’t no thang.

GIF courtesy Guyism

Let’s take another peek.

Just for fun, let’s kick this into the way back machine, as in Clueless. Maybe Babcock really was just rollin’ with the homies:

[Stay old school: Texas coach Mack Brown makes an awkward LL Cool J reference on Twitter]

GIFs courtesy SB Nation