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by Paul on 08/04/07 at 08:18 PM ET
from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,
Scotty Bowman has once again been offered the position of president of the Toronto Maple Leafs and this time is leaning toward accepting it, according to a source.
The source said Bowman was offered the job by the board of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment and was given a week to make his decision. An answer is expected by Thursday or Friday and, the source said, Bowman may finally let MLSE catch him after a pursuit that began in the late spring when he spurned the company’s initial offer….
A second source said if Bowman takes the job with the Leafs, there will be a complete housecleaning. This would include Ferguson, head coach Paul Maurice and others in the hockey department, according to the source.
added 7:44am on 8/5/07, As George pointed out in the comments, TSN is reporting…
“I have not received an offer from the Leafs, and I don’t expect one either,” Bowman told TSN in an e-mail.
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