Thread: Speculation: Burke and the 2012-13 lockout.
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10-25-2012, 11:48 PM
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mikedumar
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Originally Posted by Leaf Rocket View Post
I really doubt that Burke had some hand or anything on, but he did position himself smartly knowing that there would be a change in the CBA. I agree with others you are taking this to a level where it shouldn't be. A lot of the things he did prepare are exactly what the CBA or proposals in the CBAs have been talked about for that I praise him. However I seriously doubt his connections in the NHL from the past would be a sure thing for him to be prepared for a full lockout. Remember he's one general manger among thirty.
and it was the owners that locked the players out....

burke is a well respected guy within the nhl circles

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