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Leafs fire GM Ferguson, replace him with Fletcher on interim basis

Updated: January 22, 2008, 3:28 PM ET
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TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs, mired in last place in the Northeast Division, fired general manager John Ferguson on Tuesday and replaced him with Cliff Fletcher on an interim basis.

"Our team performance has fallen short of what is to be expected," Richard Peddie, president and CEO of Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, said during a news conference at the Air Canada Centre. "We need to forge the start of a new beginning for [the] Toronto Maple Leafs."

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