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Leafs Press Conference

The introduction of Randy Carlyle is scheduled to start at 10:00am ET.

You can watch the stream of the press conference at CityNews or Sportsnet.

added 11:38pm, from Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail,

The expression on Brian Burke’s florid face spoke as much or more as anything the Toronto Maple Leafs general manager actually said in a 27-minute news conference about the decision to fire coach Ron Wilson and replace him with Randy Carlyle.

He looked stricken, glum - and typically combative.

“Despite my demeanour,” he said at one point, “I’m actually pretty excited.”

In the end, Burke decided it was time to fire Wilson, who he has known since the two were college freshmen at Providence College in 1973, in the aftermath of a home loss to Florida last week where incensed fans chanted “Fi-re Wil-son! Fi-re Wil-son.”


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