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Brian Burke-President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames
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09-05-2013, 10:45 AM
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Rock Bottom
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Feaster has just as many rings as Burke and people here were worried when he was brought in.
The leafs bottomed out in his first year, gradually improving until they finally made the playoffs. Many of the ducks core players were acquired prior to the Burke regime. He set up the Canucks nicely but could never find a goalie, which incidentally is calgary's biggest weakness at the moment.
The fact that more oiler fans are praising this than flame fans is both puzzling and amusing.
I'm not saying that Burke is without faults but he's a good GM. Again, i don't know if it's the right time for the Flames to bring in a guy like Burke considering where they are in the rebuild process but he has shown the ability to build from very little to contender.
Maybe Oiler fans are praising him because he's better than any GM that we've had since Slats.
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