Leafs owe Wilson: Jiggy

TERRY KOSHAN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:55 PM ET

TORONTO - Jean-Sebastien Giguere hasnt watched a coach walk the plank, and no matter what some Maple Leafs fans might be wishing for, the veteran goaltender doesnt want to experience it now.

In my all years I have played, I have not seen a coach get fired yet, and I sure hope its not going to happen on my watch, Giguere said of Ron Wilson, who remains in general manager Brian Burkes good books despite the Leafs recent dismal play.

How many games has he coached? What is he, in the top 10 in wins?

Wilson has 590 wins as a coach in the NHL, good for seventh in league history.

You dont get to that point without being a good coach, without having a lot of qualities, Giguere said. He knows the game as much as anybody else I have met.

And though he might not present such a side publicly, behind closed doors, Wilsons door is open.

If you have to talk to him, he will be more than happy, Giguere said. He is personable guy. We owe it to him to go out and play hard for him.


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