Nice suit as always
Brian Burke has undoubtedly been one of the top newsmakers in the NHL within the last week. Come to think of it, Brian Burke is a newsmaker every week when he walks up to a mic. However, in the last seven days his refusal to make any meaningful moves at the deadline, coupled with his prompt dismissal of Ron Wilson despite his “vote of confidence” has people all chatty and stuff.
He’s about to be in the news a little longer.
Everyone’s favorite former Boston Bruins coach with an opinion, Donald S. Cherry, called Burke out tonight on Coach’s Corner for, among other things, his so-called “Americanization” of the Leafs and their lack of Ontario content on the team despite being the big name franchise in the province.
It’s actually one of the more entertaining segments Cherry has done in some time. Read the rest of this entry »
Henrik: Idiot or no?
Add Detroit to the list of cities that has had controversial run ins with the current edition of the Vancouver Canucks as Jimmy Howard had some choice words for their guests after the game. When asked about Alex Burrows’ streak snapping celebration, Howard replied that he didn’t “pay attention” because “They’ve got a bunch of idiots over there.”
Those of you who tuned in will note that the game was pretty heated from the opening puck drop. Todd Bertuzzi and Max Lapierre were going after each other from the opening faceoff, Jiri Hudler and Ryan Kesler were trading hacks, Daniel Sedin laid out Howard in his goal. All in all it was a pretty entertaining, physical game.
The man who provided the dagger – Burrows – isn’t exactly the most well liked guy in the league to begin with. All in all it was a recipe for high tempers and Howard delivered the quote everyone was hoping for one day later after practice. Per Art Regner of Fox Sports Detroit: Read the rest of this entry »