A conversation with Brian Burke

Updated: April 3, 2013, 12:29 PM ET
By Val Ackerman

Brian Burke is one of hockey's most prominent executives. A former college player at Providence, he has served as an NHL general manager for the Hartford Whalers, Vancouver Canucks, Anaheim Ducks and, until recently, the Toronto Maple Leafs. In between, he also spent four years as the league's head of hockey operations and was GM for the 2010 U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, which won the silver medal in Vancouver.

Now serving as a part-time pro scout for the Ducks, the team ...

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