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11-05-2012, 12:59 AM
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Oh you mean GMs who didn't benefit from GMs in the past? In that case, Bill Torrey. Torrey was the GM and first employee of the Islanders and was solely (oh right he had assistants ) responsible for Islanders winning 4 consecutive Cups. Burke also names Torrey as his inspiration.
If that is true, then alright, I will admit that I was wrong. There was one.

Though this was from an expansion, and doesn't really apply to the original scenario being discussed.

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But I do think that Burke should be evaluated as a whole with weight given to the direction the team is heading at the end of the contract. But there needs to be results and Burke should not be given a long extension without showing that his blueprint works.
I agree, a long one is not needed yet, and further results need to be had within the next few years.

Some depends on when this darn lockout ends.

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