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12-18-2011, 07:52 AM
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Originally Posted by YearsintheWilderness View Post
Burke said a few days ago that Wilson is his number one star on the Leafs.

Among other things, Burke is about arrogance and stubbornness.

Leafs fans need to engage in some reverse psychology. Hold a huge rally insisting that Wilson be extended for another decade. Rain abuse on Burke on call-in shows, stating that he is not giving Wilson enough support.

Wilson would be gone in a week.
I don't know if you're joking, but if you're not, I agree. I can't see Wilson getting fired if there is public pressure to fire him because then Burke will be viewed as caving in to pressure.

Originally Posted by The Iceman View Post
And additionally to your comment, the only reason to extend a coach would be if you were worried he would be signed away as a free agent after the season.

Anyone worried about that?
Burke: Wilson is the coach we're going to have behind the bench. Is that the coach you want?

Murray: Yes

Burke: Well, we're going to extend him.

Murray: OK

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