Peddie: JFJ can't fire Maurice, doesn't have the authority to.&q
So who really is running things in Leafland like I’ve stated before, Peddie, or JFJ. John Ferguson still has a job. But he has no real power left.
That was made abundantly clear yesterday when Maple Leafs president Richard Peddie – the same man who called the hiring of Ferguson a “mistake” earlier this season – said that the team’s general manager does not have the authority to fire head coach Paul Maurice.