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03-20-2010, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by DaveMatthew View Post
Regarding Burke, he's certainly made his team younger, but more competitive? That remains to be seen.
In 06/07 the Leafs finished just 1 point out of the playoffs. In 07/08 they finished 12th in the East with 83 points. Then, Burke was hired. Last year they finished 12th in the East with 81 points. This year they're well on there way to finishing last in the East with 70-74 points.
I don't see how they're any more competitive than they were. They've gotten worse.

I won't pretend that Murray's done an outstanding job, but I don't think his trades are all that bad. His biggest problem for the longest time was picking **** coaches.
Since the Phanuef trade Toronto is 8-5-2. I think they're headed in the right direction.

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