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Maple Leafs Relieve Keefe of Head Coaching Duties

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Brad Treliving announced today that Sheldon Keefe has been relieved of his role as head coach. The organization will immediately begin the search for a new head coach, and decisions regarding the rest of the coaching staff will follow.

“Today’s decision was difficult. Sheldon is a great coach and a great man; however, we determined that a new voice was needed to help the team achieve our ultimate goal. We thank Sheldon for his hard work and dedication to the organization over the past nine years, and we wish him and his family all the best.

Keefe coached the Maple Leafs to a 212-97-40 record in 349 regular season games. The club has recorded three consecutive 100-point seasons under Keefe, including a team-record 115-point season in 2021-22. Keefe also coached the Toronto Marlies (AHL) for five seasons, during which the team won the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy as the AHL’s top regular season team twice and the AHL’s first championship. Calder Cup franchise in 2018.

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