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Burns still working despite cancer

Updated: January 27, 2009, 9:39 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Pat Burns was scouting a hockey game Tuesday night, which means it was another good day for the former NHL coach.

The 56-year old Burns recently confirmed he has lung cancer and knows the long-term outlook is "not good" in his third battle against the disease. The New Jersey Devils' scout, however, remains upbeat and is taking full advantage of each day.

"Right now, I'm just enjoying the time left. That's what I'm trying to do, Burns said before New Jersey played Tampa ...

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