Burkian Hubris, Anyone?

Is Burke a little short with reporters? Yeah. Is his demeanor, or, perhaps more accurately, his public persona, and the subsequent terseness with the media, something that could use a little work? Personally, I think Burke has got it down to a finely-tuned skill (for better or worse), but Michael Langlois wonders whether this gets a bit tiresome?

My question is:  do people tire sometimes of his seemingly constant edginess when asked certain things?  And does it bother you that it’s always "on my teams, we always do this…"  and "I always tell my players…"?

Not keen on debating Burke's public interactions? Head over the jump for playoff game recaps, news, and discussion.

The Other Leafs Link:

Toronto Maple Leafs Legends: Jim Korn
Today's article by Joe Pelletier features Jim Korn.

Game Recaps:

Wings close to series sweep of Coyotes
Detroit picks up 4-2 Game 3 win while Phoenix flirts with elimination, not to mention the end of their time in Arizona.

Big Z's return boosts B’s to ‘W’ - The Globe and Mail
Boston defenceman makes huge impact during return to series on Monday in Montreal.

Flyers, Boucher shut down Sabres
The Philadelphia goaltender makes 35 saves and takes his mask off during a 5-on-3 in the 4-2 Game 3 win in Buffalo.

Other Hockey Links:

Chris Kunitz’s elbow, Steve Downie’s charge, NHL does what?
The answer? Probably not enough. That Kunitz elbow is a disgrace.

Monday’s Three Stars
Wyshynski's picks.

Time Spent in Empty Net Game States
Hawerchuk breaks it down.

 

Morning Additions

Getting Defensive: Toronto Maple Leafs

Behind the Net looks at the Defensive corps of the Maple Leafs.

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