Post Tagged with: "Brian Burke"

Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 Calgary Flames: A Successful Failure

As the curtain dropped on the 2013-14 Calgary Flames season, the mood of the building was conflicted. On one hand, the organization that was expected to be a league doormat […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Hockey News: Bruins as Cup Favorites; MacDonald Contract Extension

The video game Stanley Cup final sees the Bruins triumphant over the Sharks. [The Province] Boston seems to be the Cup favorite to many in real life as well, as […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Canucks Corner Editorial – The Low Point

To the frustrated Canucks fan, We are all Canucks, and right now, we are all feeling the pain. The Canuck image, reputation and brand, has been tarnished & humiliated. This […]

by · April 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
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End of Season: Questions for the Calgary Flames

  The 2013-14 season is winding down and members of the Calgary Flames are set to head out for their long summer holidays. The questions begin in earnest: Will Michael […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Video Room: Analyzing Alex Killorn’s Hit on Paul Ranger

The talk surrounding hockey safety will be at the forefront again – at least for a couple of days – after the game between Tampa Bay and Toronto saw Paul […]

by · March 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Cammalleri (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary Flames 2014 Trade Deadline Primer

As many of the National Hockey League’s clubs scramble to prepare for the playoff stretch drive, the rebuilding Calgary Flames are preparing for their future. With president of hockey operations […]

by · March 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
The Burkes supporting the You Can Play project

Will Michael Sam’s Announcement Affect Hockey?

On 23 February 2013 professional soccer player Robbie Rodgers wrote on his blog, I’m a soccer player, I’m Christian, and I’m gay. On 6 May 2013 professional basketball player Jason […]

by · February 11, 2014 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
Mike Cammalleri (Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE)

Calgary’s Fire Sale? A Look Towards The Trade Deadline

Sometimes familiarity breeds contempt. Sometimes it builds fondness. In the sports world, often there’s a level of attachment for a team you put together, sometimes regardless of that group’s success. […]

by · January 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

Positive Rebuild for the Calgary Flames

There is good news for the Calgary Flames during the current rebuild. In the early stages of a rebuild in Calgary, the team is sticking with many of its young […]

by · January 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Highs and Lowes of being the Oilers President of Hockey Operations

The Edmonton Oilers appointed a new General Manager, and a new coach this past offseason. The team has seen little to no improvement. Firing yet another coach might not be […]

by · January 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Edmonton Oilers
Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

David Poile Apology to Bobby Ryan: Real or Imagined?

David Poile delivered an apology to Bobby Ryan on Friday. Poile apologized on behalf of Brian Burke for Burke’s degrading comments regarding Ryan’s playing style. Burke, known for his outspoken opinions, was one […]

by · January 6, 2014 · 0 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
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NHL Award Favorites Halfway Through 2013-14

With most teams hovering around the 41-game mark, it’s as good a time as any to predict the eventual winners of the major individual trophies for the 2013-14 NHL season… […]