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01-31-2013, 12:50 AM
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expatriated_texan
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Originally Posted by Appleanche View Post
I don't know what the hate on Burke is.. yes he overpaid for Kessel in Toronto, but when he made that move two first round picks the Leafs organization probably thought would be bottom 10 picks rather than two top 5 picks..

He had a huge hand in building the core of the Canucks still today in drafting the Sedins, Kessler, and most of their veterans.

He won a cup with the Ducks...
That's Dr. Burke to you. I actually like the guy and think he's good for the growth of hockey in the US. But I imagine a lot of the hate towards him around here goes back to the Steve Moore incident.

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