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02-05-2008, 02:22 AM
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ESPN mentions Burke as possible USA GM for 2010


Originally Posted by Scott Burnside, ESPN
USA Hockey executive director David Ogrean recently told ESPN.com that the GM for 2010 will be selected before the start of the 2008-09 NHL season. That decision will set the tone for the rest of the team and have a significant impact on the Americans' ability to ice a roster that can compete for a gold medal.

That person will almost certainly be Burke. At least, it should be.
Obviously far from a done deal. But what do you think? I think he'd be a good choice for the USA. But, would it be a distraction from GM'ing the Ducks?


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i dont see it being a distraction. its not like he's wheeling and dealing 24-7, this gives him chance to make connections with some key FA's as well

its all about networking

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I thought they usually stayed away from NHL GMs for the exact reason you stated, disctraction.

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