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Matt Kalman
April 02, 2020 - 8:20 pm
What Brian Burke said the Anaheim Ducks would've offered the Boston Bruins for Joe Thornton.
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May 25, 2012 - 4:02 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Rays at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) MLB: Rockies at Reds, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) NHL playoffs: Rangers at Devils, 8...
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March 03, 2012 - 5:23 am
Maple Leafs president and GM Brian Burke fired coach Ron Wilson after a 1-9-1 run hindered the team's chances of making it to the playoffs. Former Ducks coach Randy Carlyle was named as Wilson's replacement. "This was not an easy decision for me to make," Burke said Friday night in a statement...
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DJ Bean
February 18, 2011 - 10:55 pm
Great stuff from Brian Burke 's presser on Friday. The Maple Leafs general manager went out of his way to clear up what he called "misinformation" this week surrounding the dealings between he and Tomas Kaberle 's camp. Here's what he had to say (video below): "The player did not want to leave. I...
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DJ Bean
February 17, 2011 - 2:56 pm
Nobody's ever accused Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke of being shy. That's why it isn't a surprise that in the same week he said the Leafs weren't done dealing, he took the opportunity to deny premature reports that he was "close" to trading Tomas Kaberle to Boston. Burke said on NHL Live!...
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DJ Bean
February 15, 2011 - 12:14 pm
According to Sportsnet.ca , Maple Leafs defenseman Tomas Kaberle would be willing to accept a trade to the Bruins. In fact, Sportsnet is reporting that the defenseman, who has a no trade clause in his contract, has granted the Maple Leafs permission to discuss a deal with only Boston. Additionally...
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DJ Bean
February 15, 2011 - 9:00 am
Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke spoke Tuesday about his team's recent activity and what Toronto's plan is going forward. All of that is directly tied to the Bruins, as the B's have the Leafs' first-round draft pick this year from the Phil Kessel trade. The Leafs traded former Bruins...
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DJ Bean
June 28, 2010 - 12:17 pm
Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke shot down speculation that the team is trying to make a deal with Boston to reunite Phil Kessel with current Bruins center Marc Savard . "The rumor - what I read anyway - is that Boston is looking to move this player," Burke told Fan 590 radio in Toronto. "We...
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November 03, 2009 - 7:34 am
As expected, USA Hockey announced that they will reveal their 23-man US Olympic Team roster during the Jan. 1 NBC broadcast of the Bridgestone Winter Classic between the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers at Fenway Park . Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas was the only current B's player invited to...
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September 18, 2009 - 5:59 pm
Phil Kessel finally has found a new home after a protracted summer of fruitless negotiations with the Bruins as a restricted free agent, and landed in Toronto as part of a much-discussed deal that sent three high draft picks back to Boston.  Late Friday night, the Bruins confirmed the deal,...
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