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This feels like writing a eulogy. I hate it. You win. Let’s start with that concession, up front. A straightforward address to every fan who wanted Burke gone. I anxiously and hopefully await confirmation that...
Dave Nonis, GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs

The 14th General Manager in Leafs history Dave Nonis sits down with Bob McCown and Damien Cox on Prime Time Sports. Afterwards McCown, Cox, Brian Lawton and Mike Smith have an interesting conversation on...
Brian Burke Fired

By Alec Brownscombe & Declan Kerin Shocking, is the only way to put it. No, this wasn’t a move that was waiting in the wings. Last night, Dave Nonis and Brian Burke were taking in a...
Brian Burke Fired

Brian Burke Fired as Leafs GM, kept on as advisor; Nonis promoted Sources say no recent incident led to Burke's firing.New ownership did not like his "style".— james duthie (@tsnjamesduthie) January 9, 2013

This just in tonight from Pierre Lebrun of ESPN, describing the cap benefit recapture component of the new CBA on existing deals over 6 years. To wit: let’s say the Canucks trade Luongo soon. Luongo...

A Quick and Dirty Look at the new CBA and How It Affects the Leafs (All that Matters) What World Juniors? The Marlies played, who cares? We’ve got NHL hockey back! Right or wrong, that’s the...

It's been too long since the last Brian Burke interview. Courtesy of Mark Masters' TSN interview. On 17-year-old standout and future top 5 pick in 2013 Jonathan Drouin: I went and watched him earlier in the year...

Brian Burke on Hockey Central - 2012/11/14 Interview: the Maple Leafs GM and President Brian Burke joined Hockey Central at noon to discuss the Marlies season so far and a few other odds and...
Brian Burke Fired

When it comes to the Toronto Maple Leafs, one of the first things often mentioned is money. The team is, after all, the most valuable franchise in the league. With that in mind, it is...

Part 2 of Brian Burke's interview with TVO. It's a collective message from prominent NHL players: "If you can play, you can play." Homophobia has no place in Canada's game. The You Can Play project was...

Brian Burke and Bob McCown dance a dance about unnamed goalies with long term contracts *cough*, unproven, but equally highly regarded young goalies playing behind established staters *cough* and older goalies that played well...

A fairly big portion of Leafs Nation is freaking out about Burke doing “nothing” in free agency. First of all, this is an insult to Jay McClement and Mike Kostka because I don’t think...

Brian Burke gets asked if he would like to triangle choke Steve Simmons and more in this interview for News 95.7. The interview starts at the 9:00 mark and ends at the 29:00 mark...
Brian Burke Fired

Brian Burke spoke to reporters out East at the P.E.I. Special Olympics Festival Luncheon on Wednesday. “With the salary cap and the new collective bargaining agreement that’s coming up, I don’t know what our plans...

"There's a chance we make a positional pick here but I don't think so." Sounds like Burke will be sticking with the best-athlete available-philosophy and, as reported earlier, the Leafs GM says there's...

From Paul Hendrick: Brian burke tells me that there's a good chance they'll pick a defenceman at 5th overall. Little movement possibility as of now.#tmltalk Meanwhile, an RDS reporter has suggested the Montreal Canadiens may go...

So here we are... Draft week. Five days away from our reward for being fans of what can only be considered a pretty crappy hockey team. Of course this is also a pretty stressful...

Saying I have very little knowledge about Justin Schultz is quite the understatement. I have never seen him play, until this post I had never looked at a single one of his stats, and...

The Montreal Canadiens officially announced that Rick Dudley will be joining the organization as Assistant General Manager. Maple Leafs General Manager, Brian Burke, negotiated that Dudley will join the Canadiens after the entry draft...

It’s 46 days until the draft, 55 until Free Agency, but it’s also 131 days from the expiration of the CBA. What a terrible summer to rebuild a bad team. An expiring Collective Bargaining Agreement...