Thursday, July 27, 2006
Greg Gilbert new coach of the Marlies
TORONTO (CP) -- Maple Leafs general manager John Ferguson installed Greg Gilbert as the new head coach of the AHL's Toronto Marlies on Thursday and continued to mull over possible additions to the big club's roster.Gilbert, 44, got a three-year contract. Financial terms were not divulged. The former head coach of the NHL's Calgary Flames had been coaching the major junior team in Mississauga, and he now fills the position that opened up after Marlies coach Paul Maurice was promoted to replace Pat Quinn."I love seeing guys finally grasp something you've tried to teach them," Gilbert said of his development role.