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  1. Burke's GM hire will write legacy in Calgary

    Scott Burnside

    It's interesting that two distinguished yet distinct hockey personalities -- Pat LaFontaine and Brian Burke -- are traveling down the same hockey path at exactly the same time. Both had the opportunity to become general manager of their respective...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  2. NHL - Scott Burnside: USA Hockey building legitimate gold-medal t...

    Scott Burnside

    There is no underestimating the United States as the Americans try to build a team for Sochi that will surpass the expectations set by the silver medal won in 2010, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2013
  3. As U.S. GM, David Poile in tuneup mode

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- Of the many memorable hours leading up to the epic gold-medal game at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010 between Canada and the United States, this is one that has stayed with us. It was a conversation with then-U.S. associate GM David Poi...

    Blog | June 29, 2013
  4. Brian Burke, Leafs fans deserve better

    Scott Burnside

    In the end, it doesn't really matter whether the Toronto Maple Leafs and the horde of suits that now own the game's most lucrative hockey team thought Brian Burke was a good GM or not. It's their team, this Brooks Brothers Brigade that assumed own...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  5. NHL: With wealth of candidates, Brian Burke best to build USA Hoc...

    Scott Burnside

    There is a wealth of qualified candidates to head up USA Hockey for the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia, but Brian Burke has proved he is the man for the job, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  6. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers Paul Holmgren's on...

    Scott Burnside

    A fiercely competitive player evolved into a daring, independent thinker when Paul Holmgren became the general manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  7. 5 Things: All-Star outrage, Blues' situation, players to shun

    Scott Burnside

    1. Pick a stance and stick with it Let's begin with this admission: I don't care a whit about who shows up or doesn't show up for the All-Star Game. The fans love it; some players like it, some players avoid it like the plague. Whatever. It is what ...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  8. Brian Burke angered by owners' criticism

    Scott Burnside

    Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke took exception to some of the public criticism of the league by NHL owners and raised the issue with Pittsburgh GM Ray Shero and Montreal GM Pierre Gauthier Tuesday. Their respective owners, Mario Lemieux and Geo...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  9. Brian Burke remembers Team USA's unexpected road to 2010 gold-med...

    Scott Burnside

    A year after the Olympic hockey tournament began, we catch up with Team USA's Brian Burke.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  10. Brian Burke: 'I felt exactly like Colie felt'

    Scott Burnside

    Brian Burke figured if there had been e-mail when he was the lord of the NHL's office of discipline, the current firestorm over Colin Campbell's indelicate messages to staffers would look like a single sparkler on a windy day. "I felt exactly like...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  11. Brian Burke: 'I felt exactly like Colie felt'

    Scott Burnside

    Brian Burke figured if there had been e-mail when he was the lord of the NHL's office of discipline, the current firestorm over Colin Campbell's indelicate messages to staffers would look like a single sparkler on a windy day. "I felt exactly like...

    Blog | November 18, 2010
  12. Tomas Kaberle stays with Leafs, for now

    Scott Burnside

    Hey, this is Vinny from Vaughn. First-time caller, longtime fan. So, what's up with Brian Burke keeping that kid that always looks like he just came from tobogganing? I thought he was "Aloha, Charlie"?Um, you mean veteran blueliner Tomas Kaberle...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  13. Tomas Kaberle stays with Leafs, for now

    Scott Burnside

    Hey, this is Vinny from Vaughn. First-time caller, longtime fan. So, what's up with Brian Burke keeping that kid that always looks like he just came from tobogganing? I thought he was "Aloha, Charlie"?Um, you mean veteran blueliner Tomas Kaberle...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  14. Toronto Maple Leafs didn't necessarily give up the farm in acquir...

    Scott Burnside

    Some might be quick to criticize Toronto for giving up so many picks for Phil Kessel, but they'll miss the fact that the Leafs have acquired an immediate talent and scoring threat.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  15. The Daily 5: What you need to know about NHL GMs

    Scott Burnside

    So, Brian Burke is finally the GM (and president) of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here are five things you should know about NHL general managers: 1. One of the reasons we put Red Wings GM Ken Holland at the top of our list isn't because he continues to...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2008
  16. Burnside: Where will Brian Burke land next?

    Scott Burnside

    On Wednesday, Brian Burke stepped down as GM for the Anaheim Ducks. Does this automatically mean he's headed for Toronto? Maybe it shouldn't. A lot of teams could use a GM like Burke.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008