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Former premier Brian Burke delivers damning assessment of WA politics

WA today - ‎18 hours ago‎
Former Premier Brian Burke has delivered a damning assessment of both sides of WA politics, including that Labor leader Mark McGowan's colleagues see him as "being as exciting as an open grave".
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NHL suspends Dennis Wideman for 20 games - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The verdict came down after Wideman, Flames president Brian Burke, Flames general manager Brad Treliving, assistant GM Craig Conroy and NHLPA representatives all met with league officials and Henderson himself Tuesday afternoon in Toronto for a ...
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Brian Burke disagrees with Dennis Wideman's 20-game suspension

The Desert Sun - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Brian Burke, president of hockey operations with the Calgary Flames, says he vehemently disagrees with the 20-game suspension given to defenseman Dennis Wideman for cross-checking NHL linesman Don Henderson.
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Pride Tape simple, easy way of announcing your support for LGBTQ community: Brian Burke

MetroNews Canada - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The Burke family is always looking for ways to show our support for the LGBTQ community. I was very excited when I met Jeff McLean, investor in Pride Tape, and thrilled when the Edmonton Oilers used it during their skills competition.

Brian Burke: About Your Divorce (Letter 129) — Deciper the 'Just' Code

Noozhawk - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Oblique Strategy #25 - Decipher coded sentences that use the word "just" - even if you're the speaker. When speaking to therapists about divorce, I've been saying the same thing for more than 20 years: Divorce is essentially a psychological process ...
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The Barrie Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
It just didn't work out as your agent envisioned when orchestrating with then-Leafs GM Brian Burke your arrival seven years ago.

Momentum finally shifting for Toronto sports teams - ‎8 hours ago‎
Phaneuf got a raw deal in the city; it is the fault of Brian Burke, Ron Wilson and Dave Nonis that he was forced on the city as a captain but, whatever, he's gone.

Leafs face three versions of themselves in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver

Toronto Star (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
They get Calgary on Tuesday night, with Brian Burke now installed as president. Burke's team is finding out making the playoffs two years in a row is hard.
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Criminal probe launched after fatal shooting of naked Texas teen

Toronto Sun - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Officer Geoffrey Freeman told 17-year-old David Joseph to halt but the African-American teen charged toward the officer, who then opened fire in the Monday incident, Brian Manley, Austin police chief of staff, told a news conference. Manley did not say ...
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Flames Should Consider Trading Russell, Hudler at Deadline

The Hockey Writers - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
While it is a tough pill to swallow, it is time for the Calgary Flames to admit their 2015-16 season is a lost cause and start putting the pieces in place for a busy offseason.
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Flames rally behind Dennis Wideman regardless of suspension ruling - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
Flames general manager Brad Treliving and Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke joined Wideman for the hearing Tuesday and the NHLPA represented him.

Amateur sport

Hamilton Spectator - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
From Skyway Sunday night Frank Wells dealt a 634 (232, 223), Tammy Raspberry 605 (225), Tim Robertson 246, John Burke 242, Don Copeland 235 and Shane Aldridge 216.
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Sven Baertschi's defensive game redeeming rough beginnings - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
As Baertschi's top prospect sheen wore off in Calgary, he was relegated to the American League. He frustrated Flames management, even prompting outspoken Flames president Brian Burke to declare - in no uncertain terms - that Baertschi's defensive ...
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C'Mon Ref: A former NHL official's take on the Wideman incident

TSN - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
In 1994, Rick Zombo of the St. Louis Blues was suspended by then senior vice-president of hockey operations Brian Burke for 10 games for physically abusing linesman Kevin Collins.
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Toronto Maple Leafs: Morgan Rielly Poised To Enter His Prime

Tip of the Tower - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
When Brian Burke and the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Morgan Rielly fifth overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, some critics were surprised.

GDT: Devils @ Leafs

Pension Plan Puppets - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
One of these brothers, Ron Wilson, played for him from 1973 - 1977, and later went on to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs. * Lou also coached Brian Burke in on the 1973-1974 team! "As a prank [Ron] Wilson sabotaged Burke's alarm clock to make him late for ...

Why not make administrators our role models? - ‎11 hours ago‎
Roused by Mike Atherton's recent contention that Fred Trueman and Brian Statham were England's No. 1 all-time co-manipulators of the new cherry, the dogged former Australia opener recently reflected on the might of Frank "Typhoon" Tyson: "I will never ...
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The past, thankfully, is the Leafs' future: Feschuk

Toronto Star - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
If what the Maple Leafs introduced this week counts as a new logo, allow me to recommend a new musical group. They're called the Beatles.

Sports / Breakaway Blog / Babcock aims for 2000, and trade talk in the mailbag

Toronto Star (blog) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Frederick Gauthier is going to be the next Nik Antropov not the next Joe Thornton, thanks Brian Burke. So my question is, will we see more trades that move out Marlies like we did when they acquired Grabner for non-roster players?

Atlas Copco Dealer Papé Machinery Grows Equipment Fleet to Meet Customer Demands - ‎5 hours ago‎
“Papé Machinery's commitment to customer service represents our company well,” said Brian Burke, Atlas Copco regional manager, western division.