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Martin, Burns let the puck do the work

Jacques Martin and Pat Burns have different personalities, but they take the same approach to the game.

Updated: May 13, 2003, 2:02 PM ET
By Chris Stevenson | Special to ESPN.com

OTTAWA -- One rides a Harley. The other rides the fence.

One made kids crack the books. The other booked 'em.

Neither had anything close to a career as a pro player, never mind a player in the NHL.

Ottawa Senators head coach Jacques Martin was a goaltender with St. Lawrence University and became a teacher before becoming a coach. New Jersey Devils coach Pat Burns, the ex-cop and Harley rider, was a tough guy in senior hockey, a glorified beer league.

But here they are, ...

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