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The Daily 5: What you need to know about NHL GMs

Updated: December 1, 2008, 12:20 PM ET
By Scott Burnside

So, Brian Burke is finally the GM (and president) of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Here are five things you should know about NHL general managers:

1. One of the reasons we put Red Wings GM Ken Holland at the top of our list isn't because he continues to build Stanley Cup contenders every single season despite drafting in the top 10 about once every two decades (although that is a good way to stay at the top of any "best of" list). It's because, when he took over the job, he had to establish ...

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