Maple Leafs Fire Ron Wilson: 5 Reasons Why It Will Turn Toronto Around

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Maple Leafs Fire Ron Wilson: 5 Reasons Why It Will Turn Toronto Around
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Ron Wilson is finished as Leafs head coach. In an announcement during the first intermission of the NHL on TSN, the panel informed the hockey world that Wilson was in fact fired by the Leafs.

The news comes as no surprise to many, as the Leafs are spiraling out of the playoff race. You can attribute the poor performance mostly to the coaching of Wilson.

During the Christmas break, Wilson announced via Twitter that he received a one-year extension from the Leafs. So even though he was fired, Wilson will still get paid.

With the news already out, here are five reasons why Wilson's dismissal will turn this franchise around. Maybe not this season, but in the years to come.

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