"Sources say Muckler will request permission to speak with Leafs assistant coach Keith Acton about the job, which came open after Jacques Martin was fired following a first-round loss in the playoffs to Toronto."
Did anyone hear of the Leafs making some hirings to the coaching staff in the off-season? I could have swore i heard they were getting a goaltending coach & maybe another assistant?
The Leafs are discussing some instructional wrinkles for next season. Quinn said he is talking about adding a third assistant to join Keith Acton and Rick Ley after he endorsed both men for next season. The Philadelphia Flyers employ Craig Hartsburg, Terry Murray and Wayne Fleming under Ken Hitchcock. Acton has been mentioned as a replacement for Jacques Martin in Ottawa.
Quinn also is re-opening the idea of a full-time goaltending instructor. It's possible he'll look at Steve McKichan, who is Ed Belfour's personal coach and also worked with Trevor Kidd and Mikael Tellqvist.