Maple Leafs name new assistants

Updated: June 20, 2011, 6:09 PM ET
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Former New York Islanders coach Scott Gordon and Northeastern University bench boss Greg Cronin were added to the Toronto Maple Leafs' staff, the team announced Monday.

Both will serve as assistants to head coach Ron Wilson, replacing Keith Acton and Tim Hunter.

"I do think we need a change," Leafs GM Brian Burke said in a press conference Monday. "Ron is a loyal guy. It didn't come easy to him to make those changes with people who were his friends and colleagues."

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