Monday Morning Musings With Me, The Big E; Stop Hatin’ On Wilson!

July 25th, 2010 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
I'm not a fan of Ron Wilson. I'm also not a fan of seeing people un justly crucified.

Many fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs would like to see Ron Wilson ridden out of Toronto tied to a rocket sled, and I just don't think he's been given ample opportunity yet.

If he had been coaching, say....the Vancouver Canucks, and not made the playoffs for a couple of years, or the Detroit Red Wings or the Pittsburgh Penguins...well you get the point.

I could see the fans of said city wanting to crucify him because, after all, he has the talent he needs and still can't win.

The fact of the matter is, he just hasn't had anything close in Toronto. The Leafs are getting there, but they still aren't close.

No disrespect to Mr. Kessel who I think has all the makings of the Leafs' first 50-goal scorer since Dave Andreychuk did it during the 1993-94 season, but he isn't a star just yet and every Stanley Cup winning team needs one.

If Kessel continues to improve and fulfils his star potential, Kadri manages to live up to the pressure that we've all put on him and Burke can manage to put in place one or two more solid pieces, then ...

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