Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke insists ‘tanking’ a non-starter
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03-14-2012, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by
The Don Draper
Burke and Co. have already written the season off and WANT a top 5 pick, knowing full well that the trade market simply cannot accommodate their desire for a top center. Burke brought in Carlyle to help facilitate this process all the while taking the pressure off the coach and placing it directly on himself (which is, in his opinion, bearable). Don't be surprised if the (internal) motto for the team right now is go out there and try, but lose all the games you can.
Burke has stated otherwise. I think this is letting him off the hook and giving him credit for the results of a failure.
All the positives that come from a lottery pick are purely accidental luck and Brian Burke deserves zero credit for that.
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