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02-12-2013, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by 8th Rounder View Post
Don't think Burke would want this GM gig if it was offered to him (which is a real if). Small market team, barely spend past the floor, hard time recruiting players. This is a GM job for a lesser name, probably first time GM.

Howson just didn't seem to have it, he hung on quite long time, a couple seasons late with the firing.
Burke wasn't recruiting players nor using the MLSE's resources to spend to the cap. The Blue Jackets being a floor team would probably make it easier for him to live by his principles.

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