Brian Burke never wavered on his confidence in Ron Wilson behind the Toronto Maple Leafs bench. James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail with the story:
“I said back in the fall, we would not consider a change, even when all the hounds were baying,” Burke said. “I feel the same way now. Ron is coaching this team next year.”
There was a time not all that long ago when nearly every Toronto Maple Leafs fan with a working mouth or set of fingers was actively calling for Wilson’s job, but a 22-13-6 run since January 1 has seemingly negated any appetite for his head that had existed.