Is Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coach Ron Wilson on Thin Ice?

November 18th, 2010 by joe gillen Leave a reply »
I think it’s safe to say almost all Toronto Maple Leafs fans are extremely disappointed with their team's play thus far. The lack of intensity, grit and scoring has made it frustrating once again for Leafs fans.

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke reassured and promised Leaf fans in the past summer that we would see a different team and better product on the ice. So far in 17 games, the Leafs sit dead last in the Northeast at 6-8-3 with 15 points, after starting the season at 4-0-0.

The Leafs' most recent play has been unacceptable. They play poorly in their own end and goaltending, as well as overall defensive and scoring abilities, have all gone south.

So the question remains, is coach Ron Wilson or Brian Burke to blame? Many people in this city are quick to jump and point the finger at Wilson.

Wilson, or what some media like to call him (the General), is known for his blunt remarks, dry sense of humour and subtle facial expressions. He has been quick to jump on his players on many occasions, calling them out and throwing them under the bus. This has clearly become a problem.

It has also been rumoured that there are ...

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