In a media release, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly issued a statement on Wednesday confirming the following:
"That Ron Wilson, Head Coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, violated the provisions of NHL By-Law 15 relating to inappropriate public comments by speaking generally to his Club's potential interest in negotiating with Daniel and Henrik Sedin prior to such time as those players' existing contracts with Vancouver had expired. The League has imposed a fine on the Maple Leafs' organization as a result;
More of the statement from Daly at TSN.
Were the Leafs TV segment and Sedins tampering issue getting mixed up by the media? Or is Gillis pursuing both issues? To clarify, this has nothing to do with the Leafs TV segment which mentioned Kevin Bieksa and Alexandre Burrows in a possible trade with Tampa. The league exonerated Burke for those comments.
Who cares. Drop the puck.