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Sean Burke

Born:January 29, 1967Draft:1985 Devils #24 Overall
Hometown:Windsor, ONPosition:Goaltender
Known For:2x WC Gold MedalCatches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Montreal Canadiens
(Goaltending Coach)

Sean Burke (born January 29, 1967) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender and the current director of goaltending for the Montreal Canadiens. He played 18 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, Carolina Hurricanes, Vancouver Canucks, Philadelphia Flyers, Florida Panthers, Phoenix Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning and Los Angeles Kings. He was born in Windsor, Ontario, but grew up in Toronto, Ontario.

Sean Burke Hartford Whalers
Sean Burke, Hartford Whalers (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

Sean Burke Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Aug. 28, 1992New Jersey DevilsEric WeinrichHartford Whalers Logo1993 2nd-Round Pick
(Jay Pandolfo)
Bobby Holik
Jan. 3, 1998Carolina HurricanesEnrico Ciccone
Geoff Sanderson
Vancouver CanucksMartin Gelinas
Kirk McLean
March 4, 1998Vancouver CanucksPhiladelphia FlyersGarth Snow
Nov. 18, 1999Florida Panthers2000 5th-Round Pick
(Nate Kiser)
Arizona Coyotes2000 4th-Round Pick
(Chris Eade)
Mikhail Shtalenkov
Feb. 9, 2004Arizona CoyotesBen Eager
Branko Radivojevic
Philadelphia FlyersMike Comrie

Deeper Dive

Front Office History

  • Phoenix Coyotes (Director of Player Development) 2007-2009 | 2011-2012
  • Phoenix Coyotes (Assistant General Manager) 2012-2016
  • Team Canada – Spengler Cup, Deutschland Cup (General Manager) 2017
  • Canada – World Championship (Asst. General Manager) 2017
  • Team Europe – World Cup (Scout) 2017
  • Team Canada – Karjala Cup, Spengler Cup (General Manager) 2018
  • Canada – World Championship, Olympics (General Manager) 2018
  • Team Canada – Spengler Cup (General Manager) 2019, 2020
  • Montreal Canadiens (Scout) 2016-2021

Coaching History


  • As a Player
    • World Championship All-Star Team (2003)
    • World Championship Best GAA (2003)
    • World Championship Best Goaltender (2003)
    • 2x World Championship Gold Medal (1997, 2003)
    • Canada Cup Champion (1992)
    • Olympic Silver Medal (1992)
    • World Championship All-Star Team (1991)
    • World Championship Silver Medal (1989, 1991)
    • U20 WJC Silver Medal (1986)
  • As an Executive
    • 3x Spengler Cup Winner (Team Canada) (2017, 2018, 2020)
    • Olympic Bronze Medal (2018)
    • World Cup Runner Up (2017)
    • World Championship Silver Medal (2017)