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Leafs' Burke speaks about son's death

Updated: February 12, 2010, 9:26 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke made his first public comments Friday about son Brendan's death last week in a car accident.

Brendan, a senior at Miami University and advocate for gay rights, was killed Feb. 5 in Indiana after his car slid sideways into the path of another car on a snowy road. Burke's friend, 18-year-old Mark Reedy, also died in the accident.

"Obviously, last week's been incredibly sad and difficult," Burke, also the U.S. Olympic ...

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