: News Article:
Brian Burke-President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames
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09-05-2013, 11:46 AM
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I don't doubt that. I wouldn't even be surprised if he took the reigns at some point. But if Burke doesn't understand that this is a process, then the flames are going to be right back where they started. People point to his tenure with the leafs, but it still took them a number of years just to make the playoffs. And they're not a lock this year by any stretch.
I think Burke is the right man to GM this team when they are a little further down the road. They need to sit back and collect good young talent for now, something they haven't had in a very long time.
The one thing Burke could do well without impacting the team in any sort of negative fashion is going to the NCAA/Europe. Burke has been pretty good about getting guys to sign in Toronto.
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