Bye, Bye, Burkie – Leafs Fire GM


Although there are so many, Ottawa Senators fans have one less reason to hate the Toronto Maple Leafs today.  The Leafs fired outspoken GM Brian Burke in a surprising move, replacing him with Burke’s understudy, Dave Nonis.

Bye Bye Brian. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Burke will remain as an advisor with the club.

Burke arrived in Toronto boastful and speaking bravado, and after missing the playoffs every year, essentially leaves with his tail between his legs.

Sens fans wouldn’t want it any other way!