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07-03-2011, 12:28 AM
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Originally Posted by hbk View Post
Yes, Burke came in to the league and played well in an era where GAA was the key stat and not necessarily Save Percentage. I'll acknowledge your point on that issue.

That being said... He was not considered an elite goalie when Phoenix picked him up. He was average. Viewed as a goalie who never reached his full potential. Can we agree on that?
What I'm trying to say is that he was just as good playing for the Whalers as he was playing for the Coyotes. In between he lost focus because of personal matters and once he regain confidence and focus he returned to his previous form.

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