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01-01-2013, 03:10 PM
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Frankie
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Originally Posted by PhaNewf View Post
I feel like a member of a patient minority of fans who considers Burke to be the best thing that's happened to the Leafs in a long, long time. In my opinion, Burke was handed the sorriest excuse for an NHL team that I can remember, and it is only by the grace of God that he managed to turn what he inherited into what we have now. I say give him his time, give him an extension, let the man stay and build the team he wants to build. It's going to take time. Everyone with a grain of sense should have known that it would be more than five years to turn that ship around.
but the 07-08 team, the team that burke took over and you feel was the sorriest excuse for an nhl team ever, was actually better than the most recent 11-12 teams under burke.

there's been no improvement under burke from the team he inhereted. in his 4 seasons since 07-08, 3 of those finished with less points, and one had just 2 points more than the sorriest team ever assembled.

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