Leafs give coach Wilson an Extension

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TORONTO (AP) - Maples Leafs coach Ron Wilson has gotten his Christmas wish.

Two days after hinting on Twitter of his desire for a new contract, Wilson says the team has given him an extension.

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Wilson tweeted Sunday morning: ``'He came! He came!' Remember saying that as a little kid? Well he did: I got a new Red Ryder BB gun and a contract extension!''

The team did not immediately respond to an email seeking confirmation of the deal.

The 56-year-old coach was in the final season of a four-year contract. The Leafs are sixth in the Eastern Conference.

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