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09-06-2013, 04:44 PM
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Originally Posted by oilerbear View Post
there are two options:
Murray built the Ducks that got to the cup and Burke built the playoff leafs.
Burke added pronger to the ducks and won a cup and the leafs made the playoffs under the hockey genius Nonis after burke left.

i am smart enough to know option 1 is the truth.
but you cannot credit the ducks and the leafs together.
ducks slow build was murray and leafs slow build was Burke.
It's not so cut and dried. In addition to Pronger, Burke added Beuchamin, Travis Moen, Todd Marchant, and J.S. Giguere, all of whom played significant roles in the Ducks' Cup win. Murray laid the ground work, but Burke deserves more credit for bringing in the pieces that put them over the top.

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