Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Leafs-Habs at Bell Centre Jan 19
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01-10-2013, 05:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Stats01 View Post
One thing is for sure, he'll be a lot more patient. He was on HC earlier today and said that he is not going to give up any of our blue chip reserves for quick fixes, he specifically named Gardiner and Rielly. Also said there's no pressure to make the playoffs this year, owners told him to just keep improving the club and I truly believe he will do that. I know a lot of you guys hate the Leafs and hate Burke but make no mistake Burke has totally turned this franchise around when it comes to futures. He left Nonis with a clean slate. We have a ton of cap space coming up after next season and he's re-charged the farm system.
I totally agree.

Burke was far from perfect, but Toronto has some very solid pieces moving forward.

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