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03-31-2012, 07:53 AM
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Originally Posted by rumman View Post
Why didn't Burke just say we'll be rebuilding so lets have some patients for 5 years? It was his ego driven mouth that's let to this, his fast track bravado and the Kessel trade are to blame. I doubt many would be pissed if Burke stated when he took over that this is a work in progress and ask for patience from Leaf nation. Bottom line is Burke's plan has been a total failure, and has set the team back years. I'd give my right *** to have Burke's job security.
Well, that would have meant trading away your draft picks would just look stupider than it was. Anyway keeping Burke to the end of his deal is not a vote of confidence really. It is just letting him finish his job. If we still are a crap team in two years there should be no doubt in anyone's mind he sucks as a gm. If he goes now people will say we never let him finish his build. Besides I'm looking forward to how he handles the Kessel negotiations in another year. If he can't resign him, what a total

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