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01-09-2013, 04:23 PM
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Peter Chiarelli needs to immediately hire him as an assistant.

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01-09-2013, 04:32 PM
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Peter Chiarelli needs to immediately hire him as an assistant.
The team is doing very well without him...

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01-09-2013, 04:41 PM
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Peter Chiarelli needs to immediately hire him as an assistant.
I think you mean help him find a job elsewhere so we can keep trading

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01-09-2013, 04:42 PM
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LOL I know, its like they thrive on chaos. They take 1 step foward and 2 steps back.
What was the forward step?

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I think you mean help him find a job elsewhere so we can keep trading
No..I picture him at his introductory press conference ripping apart his shirt to reveal a Boston Bruins logo and then he and Chiarelli high five and say "We've been working together all along..**** you Toronto"

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01-09-2013, 04:48 PM
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No..I picture him at his introductory press conference ripping apart his shirt to reveal a Boston Bruins logo and then he and Chiarelli high five and say "We've been working together all along..**** you Toronto"


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01-09-2013, 04:52 PM
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What was the forward step?
Not a big one, but I do like the Vanrymsdyk (sp?) trade and they do have a few good young d men in Gardner and Ryan Murray.

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Not a big one, but I do like the Vanrymsdyk (sp?) trade and they do have a few good young d men in Gardner and Ryan Murray.
You mean Gardiner and Morgan Reilly. True, but they have them by sucking out loud for a generation, not out of any acumen demonstrated by anyone. ever.

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The Montreal Canadiens need to immediately hire him as an assistant.
Fixed.

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01-09-2013, 05:02 PM
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Yeah, but according to one Leafs fan in the main page thread, Kessel is a consistent 30 goal scorer, so it worked out well for both teams.
I thought it was 40 goal-scorer?







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This is a sad day in Boston Bruins history.............

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When should we host "Brian Burke Night?"

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When should we host "Brian Burke Night?"
Could also have the Bruins wear a "BB" patch on their shoulders. Either one works for me.

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01-09-2013, 06:10 PM
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I think we already had that when we hoisted the banner.

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I must say regardless of him doing a terrible job up there, he really is a nice guy, just a terrible gm. I wish him all the best, honestly.

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I must say regardless of him doing a terrible job up there, he really is a nice guy, just a terrible gm. I wish him all the best, honestly.
Toronto is a tough market. He did will with the Ducks/Nucks.

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Toronto is a tough market. He did will with the Ducks/Nucks.
Hard to turn an AHL team into NHL team and we just happened to benefit from his efforts ..

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Last I checked Burke had as many Cups as Chiarelli did... Career paths heading in different directions, but anyone who doubts he would be an asset to our front office in some capacity doesn't know what they are talking about. He has a lot of contacts and a lot of clout... Just don't let him make any trades wo running it by Chia first! :-)

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01-09-2013, 07:04 PM
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Last I checked Burke had as many Cups as Chiarelli did... Career paths heading in different directions, but anyone who doubts he would be an asset to our front office in some capacity doesn't know what they are talking about. He has a lot of contacts and a lot of clout... Just don't let him make any trades wo running it by Chia first! :-)
And he's willing to rent a barn and fight someone if it comes down to it.

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And he's willing to rent a barn and fight someone if it comes down to it.
I've always liked him. I've always liked his mentality. He's a good guy from all accounts and a great hockey man IMO...

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01-09-2013, 07:13 PM
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I've always liked him. I've always liked his mentality. He's a good guy from all accounts and a great hockey man IMO...
By all accounts from everything I've ever read, he's a helluva guy as well as a helluva hockey guy.

Is he tough, loud and old school? Yes.

And I like that too.

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By all accounts from everything I've ever read, he's a helluva guy as well as a helluva hockey guy.

Is he tough, loud and old school? Yes.

And I like that too.
The fact that the Leafs are keeping him in house speaks alot about how they feel about him leaving...He's have a new job in 5 minutes (to quote Rob Ryan)

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