Bowman turns down Leafs

A story by Steve Simmons of The Toronto Sun has said Scotty Bowman has turned down the leafs over a reluctance to work with Richard Peddie.

Bowman was offered a contract that would pay him 6-million over three years.
It was learned that Bowman wanted to make major changes to the front office and coaching staff but Balked when Peddie asked if he would resign Ferguson Jr to a new contract.
Bowman’s reluctance to work with Peddie, has now opened the door for a plan b in John Muckler.Muckler may be a step down in the way of being an elite hockey mind,But may make all sides happy when it comes to positioning of hockey people with the leafs.

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