Keep Burke or not if it was your choice?
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10-29-2012, 03:04 PM
Join Date: Nov 2010
I'm completely fine with Burke being the GM as long as he has learned the lesson of not trying to "fast track," luckily, we still got a PPG player out of the trade.
Burke can only do so much. At one point or another there has to be accountability towards the players too. We had a good enough team to make the playoffs last year..at about 3/4 through the season, our chances of making the playoffs were well above 90%.
How can anyone blame Burke for the collapse last year? He did everything in his power to ice a team that can make the playoffs.
The only thing I don't like about Burke is the fact that he realized a year or two late that Ron Wilson is not a coach you can win the Cup with. His wins as a coach are because of longevity not because he is a great coach.
If we don't make the playoffs in the next 2 years (1 year if the lockout lasts the entire season) then he should be fired, otherwise, no.
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