Forget Heatley In Blue & White


No tears here, but Brian Burke blasted Dany Heatley and his agents for the way in which they handled his trade request. Kudos to TSN for this:

“We’re not going to be in on that,” Burke stated. “He’s a good player but I have certain guidelines on how players ask for trades.”

“When you have players come ask you for a trade, I tell the players ‘don’t finish that sentence,’ because once you ask, I’m going to move you,” Burke stated. “If a player wants out, you’re darn right I’m going to move you. I’m not kissing anyone’s ass to play in my town, so to hell with you, don’t finish the sentence. My second rule is if I hear about this, you’re not going anywhere.”

“For a player to pop off and say he wants out or leak it (to the media), in my mind you are now no longer interested in your team. If you’ve done that you’ve handicapped them, you’ve handcuffed your GM.”

Ouch, the teammate killer takes one on the chin.

TSM

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yerry take
yerry take
June 17, 2009 3:00 pm

hmmm seems to me he forgets how Pronger fell into his lap…

julian
julian
June 17, 2009 3:09 pm

What? Burke? A blowhard hypocrite? No!!!!!!!

I have a weird feeling this town is ready to pounce on him if they don’t like what he does at the Draft and on July 1st.

Weird feeling.

Eggbert
Eggbert
June 17, 2009 3:28 pm

Touche Yerry Take !

I guess Burke has a short memory

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