- The timing of the announcement came as a surprise not just to media, but to most fans too.
- — Paul Barrett (@paul_barrett)Wed, Jan 09 2013 17:54:20Burke firing seems like typical #Leafs moron move. He twiddles his thumbs for 6 months then fired just before most important week in season
- After four dismal seasons helming the Leafs, it's not surprising Burke's departure generated a lot of high-fiving.
- — Achilles Mazda (@AchillesMazda)Wed, Jan 09 2013 17:56:13#Leafs fans. The of the firing of Burke is strange, but trust me when I say that this is going to be good in the long run.
- But not all commenters saw the move as positive:
- — Filipino Islanders (@flipISLANDERS)Wed, Jan 09 2013 18:16:06
Leafs fire GM Brian Burke
The Toronto Maple Leafs made a stunning move Wednesday, firing general manager Brian Burke just days before the regular season is expected to start. Reactions on social media have been swift, mixed, and downright funny.
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