Brian Burke shares thoughts on current Leafs

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  • Bon Scott was a Leaf fan

    I miss Burke.  I honestly hope he does well in Calgary.

  • Alec Brownscombe

    Takes a second to load.

  • Optimustic

    Any chance Burkie would be interested in # 71?   He likes truculence, not sure he likes it at 5.75 mill for multiple years though.

  • Tim Horton

    Phaneuf got 24 PIMs at the end of the game.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Nick Ritchie scores in OT to give the Peterborough Petes a Game 7 victory in Kingston, they were down 3-0 in the series.

  • Alec Brownscombe

    ingy56  HOLY SHIT! Right on, Peterborough brother.

  • wendelsfist

    Optimustic  I’d trade him for negotiating rights to Cammy and then let Cammy walk

  • rockydundas

    Tim Horton HUH? What happened?

  • Optimustic

    wendelsfist Optimustic  I don’t think you’d get many arguing with you on that post.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Alec Brownscombe ingy56  Only the 4th time in OHL history the comeback from 0-3 has been done. Oshawa up next.

  • Optimustic

    rockydundas Tim Horton  Not sure, but he got 2 for crosschecking, 10 for unsportsmanlike, and a game misconduct as well.   At least he showed some emotion.

  • golieguy19

    North Bay big win over Niagara after being down 3-1.

  • Optimustic

    golieguy19  Niagara is out now eh,  I believe that was game 7.

  • golieguy19

    Optimustic golieguy19  Sure was

  • Tim Horton

    rockydundas Tim Horton  Not sure just saw the score sheet. He got the original 2 minute cross checking, then he got 2 and 10 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Then a 10 minute game misconduct.

  • Tim Horton

    Optimustic golieguy19  not good for Verhaeghe

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    https://twitter.com/jtbourne https://twitter.com/jtbourne/status/451179529008975872
    Oh man, Mike Kostka’s in some real trouble in Tampa. Stretcher out.

  • rockydundas

    ingy56 Crap….hope he’s OK.

  • Optimustic

    Tim Horton Optimustic golieguy19  No, but the team wasn’t expected to win against North Bay, so going 7 games is somewhat on an achievement in itself.

  • rockydundas

    Optimustic Tim Hortongolieguy19 
    Sorta like us last year against Boston?

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    https://twitter.com/jtbourne https://twitter.com/jtbourne/status/451180143831031809
    Murray was basically going to miss Kostka (up and skating to room now) and threw out some elbow to catch a piece. Got mostly chin.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    https://twitter.com/PetesOHLhockey https://twitter.com/PetesOHLhockey/status/451178962384093184
    Petes WIN! 2-1 OT victory over the https://twitter.com/KingstonFronts. https://twitter.com/ritchboiii from https://twitter.com/AnthonyStefano & https://twitter.com/JMacdonald_11. WATCH: http://t.co/NKJrho1zhc

  • Optimustic

    rockydundas Optimustic Tim Horton golieguy19  Somewhat, bu the way we lost game 7 was the difference.

  • Zep2

    ingy56 2 minute interference call against Kotska if the game were in Montreal

  • loomx

    yuuup

    https://twitter.com/TOTruculent/status/451181160367144960

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Zep2 ingy56  Delay of game, what with the trainer coming out and everything.

  • wendelsfist

    loomx  Yep.  The quote is probably true.  And it still somehow excuses the team from its struggles

  • Optimustic

    Friday is Erie at SSM, and London at Guelph.  Hope our prospects get some good experience.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger/status/451182522890588160
    Murray’s match penalty for hit on Kostka carries an indefinite suspension pending a hearing. Montreal plays Ottawa on Friday.

  • PEIleafnation

    ingy56 link to this hit

  • rustynail

    Optimustic  nuts that 2 of the best 3 teams in the O play each other in the 2nd round

  • Coldincowtown

    Played in a Flames charity poker tourney last month and got to speak with Burke as he was there. He is a beauty, totally classy about his time with Leafs, has plenty of nice things to say about Nonis. A pro, and he likes to toss back the beers, tops in my book.

  • Pent_House

    Optimustic  Let’s go Otters, but knights and storm I can’t call it…

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger/status/451184785944092673
    Video link for those who haven’t seen the Murray hit on Kostka. http://t.co/dGHjBdXhOD

  • rustynail

    https://twitter.com/burtonboy12 https://twitter.com/burtonboy12/status/451184490858418176
    So Dion must have had a lot to say to the ref . CrossCheck 2mins, Unsportmanlike 2mins .10 min misconduct and a game misconduct

  • Tim Horton

    ingy56  TSn videos never work for me for some reason. I use to think it was just on my old Mac but it doesn’t work on my new HP either.

  • Pent_House

    ingy56  “Must See Kostka Laid Out”  keeping it classy TSN. Not a dirty hit though imo. 

    Kostka is another guy I wish we kept.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Pent_House ingy56  Looked like a clear cut chicken wing elbow to me.

  • Pent_House

    ingy56 Pent_House  To me looks like he was trying to hit him in the chest and missed, Murray is a big boy. Definitely hit him in the head but from my POV I don’t think that was his intention.

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Tim Horton ingy56  https://twitter.com/mirtle https://twitter.com/mirtle/status/451185532002131968
    Tough to see Mike Kostka laid out like this. Great guy. Suspension coming I bet http://t.co/aH7Nzg3Axf via https://twitter.com/PeteBlackburn

  • wendelsfist

    rustynail  That looks like leadership to me!  Phaneuf defending the crest and not taking crap from the ref

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Pent_House ingy56  Probably not his intention but the head was the principal point of contact and that’s the main criteria these days.

  • Pent_House

    ingy56 Pent_House  yea no doubt he hit him in the head

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Blue Jays trying to give this one away.

  • Bon Scott was a Leaf fan

    Coldincowtown  
    Nice!!  Love stories like this.

  • B_Leaf

    ingy56  

    Sick feeling in stomach

  • PEIleafnation

    ingy56 don’t waste the kids start…we hope

  • B_Leaf

    How does Santos walk that last batter

  • B_Leaf

    Escobar is a good fast ball hitter…this could be bad.  Keep feeding sliders

  • http://i.imgur.com/MyKj5C3.gif ingy56

    Whew