"To me, the bottom line is, 'What's your legacy going to be, and who is going to come to your funeral and what are they going to say?' Do you know what I want them to say at my funeral? Not that he won the Stanley Cup, but that he was a great dad and he was a community leader and he made a difference. Do it right, do it your way, do it with ethics and a vision and a plan, and have some fun with it. Be somebody. Leave big fucking footprints."
— Brian Burke, in Behind the Moves, by Jason Farris