Leafs fire head coach Ron Wilson
TORONTO -- Even Brian Burke had seen enough.
After watching his Toronto Maple Leafs crash out of playoff position under coach Ron Wilson, the general manager finally decided to fire his college roommate.
"This was not an easy decision for me to make," Burke said Friday night in a statement.
Randy Carlyle is the Maple Leafs' new coach, taking over with 18 games left in the season. Burke and Carlyle were in charge of Anaheim when the Ducks won the Stanley Cup in 2007.
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