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Brian Burke: Flames want to be a 'black and blue' team - ‎9 hours ago‎
In a guest appearance on Prime Time Sports, Flames president Brian Burke provided insight into the decision to move on from Hartley and re-iterated that it was Hartley's entire body of work and not just this year's performance that led to the firing ...
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Brian Burke: Auston Matthews 'a lock' to go No. 1 - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Brian Burke isn't buying the idea that a winger like Patrik Laine could surprise the hockey world by being drafted first overall, no matter which team wins Saturday's NHL Draft Lottery.
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Flames' Brian Burke is not a fan of the current draft lottery system - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The NHL draft lottery is on Saturday night where the 14 teams that failed to make the playoffs all have a chance to win the No. 1 overall pick in the draft.

Brian Burke: About Your Divorce (Column 135) — Change Another's Mind? First You Must Change Your Own

Noozhawk - ‎May 2, 2016‎
An idea at the heart of the Oblique Divorce Strategies is that divorce is a rare, possibly unique, opportunity to discover, reconsider, keep, discard, replace and/or improve the quality of some of our ideas and beliefs.

Cruickshank: Flames boss recalls 2005's near-miss with Sid the Kid

Calgary Herald - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Brian Burke, Calgary Flames president of hockey operations, speaks to members of the media about Dennis Wideman being reinstated during a press conference at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alta.

The Winnipeg Jets at the Draft: Jesse Puljujärvi

The Hockey Writers - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Jets stand to be the beneficiaries of that big year (or rather, one of the beneficiaries, because I don't see the Jets pulling a Brian Burke and getting both players, amazing as that would be). They have a delightful conundrum to solve in choosing ...
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Vancouver Canucks Drop to 5th Pick In Draft Lottery, Raising New Questions (blog) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Burke said the only reason he was able to make the deal to acquire the second first-round pick was because that 1999 draft was perceived to be so weak.
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Flames hope to boost top six with Daniel Pribyl signing

Today's Slapshot - ‎12 hours ago‎
Along with that improved scoring touch comes notable size, as Pribyl stands 6'3″ and weighs in at 220 pounds, which already ranks him second among the team's forward corps in both categories.
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Edmonton Oilers have a big decision to make with their No. 4 draft pick

National Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
The best moment of the draft was the sour look on Brian Burke's face when Winnipeg shot ahead of Calgary in the draft. - The onus is now on Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli to make the right moves.
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2017 mock draft has Texas A&M's Myles Garrett and two Dallas-area QBs in first round; see who Cowboys take

Dallas Morning News (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Chicago Bears are a bit crowded at quarterback with Jay Cutler and Brian Hoyer, but Burke has Chicago taking Mahomes with the No.
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Draft excitement overshadows Crosby, Ovechkin showdown

Toronto Sun - ‎May 1, 2016‎
“I had this irrational belief that we were going to win it,” Calgary Flames president Brian Burke said, remembering when his Anaheim Ducks finished second in the Crosby sweepstakes.

Pat Quinn comes through for the Maple Leafs one last time

Pension Plan Puppets - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Brian Burke admitted he did bring one, but when pressed to reveal what it was he told Strombo, in classic Burke style, "It's none of your business.

Milken Conference: Tom Hanks Talks 'Inferno,' Brian Grazer Reminisces About Pitching 'Empire'

Hollywood Reporter - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Brian Grazer on Monday reminisced about pitching the hit Fox TV show Empire to four networks, getting turned down by three of them and being so angry he practically swore off working for one of them ever again.
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Cult of Hockey: Oilers 4th overall pick should have plenty of value

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Best moment of the draft was the sour look on Brian Burke's face when Winnipeg shot ahead of Calgary in the draft. Of course it would have been swell for the Oilers to draft higher, but at least they did not slide to fifth overall.
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Month of April wasn't quite what Blue Jays had in mind: Griffin

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The Brian Burke Award - Jose Bautista: Balancing his undeniable offensive skills with a purposeful streak of controlled truculence, the easily irritated Bautista has not been pleased with the way his contract issues have been covered; he is certain ...
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Vanstone: A visit to Estevan is always a pleasure

Regina Leader-Post - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The posters are autographed by guests such as Gary Bettman, Brian Burke, Steve Yzerman, Ken Holland, Weston Dressler, Ray Scapinello and Michael Landsberg.

Retiring Colton Orr still sees place for fighting in NHL - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Orr's role was best epitomized during his time in Toronto, which began in 2009 when then-president and GM Brian Burke sought "pugnacity", "truculence" and "belligerence" for the Maple Leafs.

Inside the NHL draft lottery

Waterloo Record - ‎May 1, 2016‎
The sneer of Calgary Flames president Brian Burke likewise. Both were sequestered in another room of the CBC while the lottery was performed, soon to learn the results in heart-pulling fashion on live TV.
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Flames sign Czech scoring star Daniel Pribyl - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Organizationally the Flames are thin on the right side, making Pribyl all the more attractive. Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke is still beating the drum for Calgary to get bigger -- as is Treliving -- prompting him to direct his ...

MLAX: Hofstra Faces Fairfield In The CAA Semifinals Thursday

The official website of Hofstra University Athletics - ‎10 hours ago‎
Senior Brian Von Bargen continues his great final season and now has career-highs of 26 goals and seven assists. ... The Stags are led by a Long Island native and freshman Colin Burke with team-highs of 41 goals and 14 assists for 55 points in 15 games.