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Pat Burns sets record straight

Updated: September 17, 2010, 6:10 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

TORONTO -- Pat Burns wants the world to know that he's still very much alive, despite reports and thousands of tweets suggesting otherwise.

The former NHL coach, who has survived bouts with colon and liver cancer but now has incurable lung cancer, called TSN of Canada hockey columnist Bob McKenzie on Friday after seeing reports of his death at age 58.

"Here we go again," the three-time NHL coach of the year told TSN. "They're trying to kill me before I'm dead. I come to Quebec to ...

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