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As I mentioned yesterday, Bill Watters on Leafs Lunch basically said Colin Campbell was in-line for the Leafs GM job... from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star,
If the Leafs miss the playoffs, of course, it's almost certain JFJ is goners. But if they continue performing to the level they have in the first portion of the season, and if they do qualify for post-season play, Ferguson will likely be handed a new deal, possibly before season's end. Campbell understands all of this, and therefore the notion that he turned down the Flyers because he's already got the Leaf job in his hip pocket just doesn't hold water. He might covet the Leaf job and by June, the job could theoretically be his. But he's not running the Flyers today because he didn't want to leave a hometown that he loves and a job which has allowed him to make a tremendous impact on the sport, both at the NHL and, as we're seeing, down throughout all levels of the sport.
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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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